Three Leadership Lessons from the Polar Vortex

Unlike the rest of the CultureSync team, I make my home in suburban Chicago. That means I’ve been in the heart of the Polar Vortex.  Here’s what it was like: temperatures were well below zero,…

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I’m sick of pumpkin pie.

If you saw my Facebook posts on Thanksgiving eve, you know I spent Wednesday evening baking several pies for the big family gathering. Baking has always been rewarding to me. It brings an easy sense…

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Are You Still Angry?

In a recent photo posted on NASA’s website, we’re treated to an image of a solar Canyon of Fire. The image has been colorized so that we can see the remarkable details of the eruption that…

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What Season is Your Company In?

In this week’s CBS Moneywatch blog, I suggest that Apple is in autumn and about to enter its winter period. The question is: what season is your company in, and what do you do once…

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Be there wolves among you?

I’m a huge fan of wolves. Their presence speaks to both the wildness of our landscapes and the adaptability of the wolf. Indeed, in states like Montana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota wild wolf packs have returned…

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