In organizations, does decentralization generate experimentation?

Here’s interesting stuff from three economics / business guys — one from Stanford, one from Harvard and one from London School of Economics (the entire thing sounds like the beginning of a joke, right?) — about… 811 more words

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Don't try to make work decisions in the afternoon

I’m a big stickler on this idea that the workday is kind of a mess in terms of how it’s formulated — I’ve written about it… 435 more words

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The Claudine Jaquier Gifford disappearance does seem tied to James "Todd" Kessler

Here are the basics of this one: 43 year-old woman moves from Orlando to Virginia on a hiatus in her 16-year marriage. She goes drinking one night at Pelican’s On The Point in Lancaster City, VA. 648 more words

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Is Tampa representative of the American city crossroads?

I have a lot of family in Florida, but admittedly I don’t know a ton about Tampa. I’ve always found that people in Florida tend to disparage areas that aren’t their own — Miami will trash Orlando, and vice versa, for example — and I’ve only been to Tampa a handful of times (no family there), so perhaps my context is devoid. 645 more words

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The great irony of business teamwork and why 'together' is a super-important word

Interesting article on Harvard Business Review right now. Follow the bouncing ball here:

1. As a species, humans weren’t big enough or scary enough to survive pre-historic times without banding together in groups. 616 more words

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If River Phoenix had never died, would Leonardo DiCaprio's career be the same?

Last night, on a Saturday evening at about 12:21am, I was reading the Wikipedia for River Phoenix (what else would one possibly be doing at that time?). 564 more words

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