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August 12, 2013

Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award

This year’s Long List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is another impressive one. The shortlist will be announced in September, and the winner of the 2013 award will be announced at The Wallace Collection in London on November 18th at a ceremony and dinner attended by top names from the worlds of finance, economics, business, media and publishing.  Several extremely timely themes run through this year’s titles, including the legacy of the financial […]
August 8, 2013

Featured Author: Chiqui Cartagena with Latino Boom II: Catch the Biggest Demographic Wave Since the Baby Boom

Chiqui Cartagena is vice president of Corporate Marketing for Univision Communications Inc., where she is responsible for developing and implementing corporate marketing strategies, positioning Univision’s broad portfolio of brands and creating proprietary consumer research. Ms. Cartagena is a Hispanic media and marketing pioneer with 25 years of experience developing, launching, and leading some of America’s most successful Spanish-language consumer magazines, including People en Español and TV Guide en Español. She has also developed many integrated marketing programs for leading consumer […]
August 7, 2013

Featured Author: Kim Ghattas with The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power

Kim Ghattas has been the BBC’s State Department radio and TV correspondent since 2008 and travels regularly with the secretary of state. She was previously a Middle East correspondent for the BBC and the Financial Times, based in Beirut. Ghattas was part of an Emmy Award-winning BBC team covering the Lebanon-Israel conflict of 2006. Her work has also been published in Time magazine, the Boston Globe, and the Washington Post and she appears regularly as a guest on NPR radio […]
July 26, 2013

Featured Author: Chris Matthews with Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked

Click here to register! Chris Matthews is anchor of MSNBC’s Hardball as well as the NBC-syndicated The Chris Matthews Show. He is an author of American; Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think; and Kennedy and Nixon. About Tip and the Gipper:  When Politics Worked From the author of the New York Times bestseller Jack Kennedy—and Tip O’Neill’s former chief-of-staff—comes the firsthand, one-of-a-kind story of the friendship between President Reagan and the Speaker of the House. They were […]
July 23, 2013

Roger Schwarz’s HBR blog, Increase Your Team’s Curiosity

Does your team have a difficult time making decisions that everyone supports? If so, you may be suffering from a lack of curiosity. Try this: Next time you’re in a team meeting, count the number of times you make a statement and the number of times you ask a question. If you’re like most team leaders, you’ll find that you make many more statements than ask questions and some of the questions you ask aren’t really questions. Research shows that […]
July 10, 2013

Featured Author: Judith Martin with Miss Manners Minds Your Business

Judith Martin, born a perfect lady in an imperfect society, is the author of the “Miss Manners” columns and best-selling books, two novels, and a travel book on Venice. She and her husband live in Washington, DC. About Miss Manners Minds Your Business A witty guide to managing a real life wisely in a work-centered world. What do your colleagues, overlords, underlings, clients, and customers have in common? Not knowing how much they annoy you. Not to mention how much […]
July 10, 2013

Featured Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin with The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of the runaway bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. She won the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and is also the author of the bestsellers Wait Till Next Year, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, and Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts, with her husband, Richard N. Goodwin. About The Bully Pulpit: Theodore […]
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