CS/Academy

How to Tell if You are About to Have an Impact – or if You are Just Tilting at Windmills

How to Tell if You are About to Have an Impact – or if You are Just Tilting at Windmills.   This week I walked into a restaurant in Dubuque, Iowa to meet with a...

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A Cry of Hope, Serenity, and Sadness

In 2000, American Elegy was performed for the first time in commemoration of the victims and survivors of the massacre at Columbine High School. In the thirteen years since composer Frank Ticheli was first commissioned...

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No “One Size Fits All” When it Comes to Values: Lessons from Ron Johnson and J.C. Penney

Once a week or so, LinkedIn sends a list of job openings that might be a good fit. The little black box algorithm combines geography, past job history, current role, network, and the skills/expertise listed....

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How does Your Tribe Respond to Terror?

This week’s blog was going to be about how to avoid getting into a values mismatch and what to do when you discover you are in one. Good stuff that we can revisit at another...

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Mistakes, scandals, and atrocity

In a recent episode of Scandal, Olivia Pope and her media relations team rush in to manage a crisis involving a CEO, her family, and the professor with whom the CEO had had an affair....

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