The Koch Brothers are 2016

Dark money — and the ultimate human representation of dark money, that being the Koch Brothers — should probably terrify you. You can ultimately look at this in 1 of 2 ways, best I can tell: 379 more words

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Be more productive: find, then eliminate, "time sinks"

If statistics about 80 percent of people reading a headline and only 20 percent (or less) reading the body are true, I’m already ahead of the game on this post — because I feel like the headline is pretty logical, no? 515 more words

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IBM is about to cut 26 percent of its workforce? Jesus Christ.

On my dad’s last birthday (last April), I walked over to this little mini-mall thing in Minneapolis (where I was living at the time), got a coffee, and shot the shit with him. 587 more words

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Companies mostly get it wrong about defining purpose

I could probably write about 18K words on this topic, but I won’t do that right now. It’s Sunday late morning, I’m just about to have coffee, and I doubt anyone would read that much of a narrative from my laptop. 621 more words

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Leadership should actually be about making as FEW decisions as possible

I love leadership as a concept, because it means about 12,391 things to 1,435 different people (obviously those numbers are completely made up), and entire aisles of bookstores are devoted to it and people fly all over the world to speak on it and capture it, but it’s… 577 more words

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Here are the 30 fastest-growing cities of 2014

You start with the Brookings Institute’s “Global Metro Monitor,” and then you move on over to CityLab breaking down the data. In there, you’ll find a chart of, essentially, the 30 fastest-growing cities in the world in 2014. 265 more words

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