Strategy

How to send the right credibility signals in order to shape people’s perceptions of you and your work, according to a ‘hype’ expert

The following is an excerpt from “The Hype Handbook: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets From the World’s Greatest Propagandists, Self-Promoters, Cult Leaders, Mischief Makers, and Boundary Breakers.” In it, author Michael F. Schein writes that people are uncomfortable with the natural messiness of human behaviour and will pay a lot to […]
How to send the right credibility signals in order to shape people’s perceptions of you and your work, according to a ‘hype’ expert
Strategy

Businesses should reject special treatment from the government: Charles Koch says he made decisions that hurt his bottom line in the short term, but ‘it was the right thing to do’

Charles Koch is chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately held American companies, and an influential philanthropist for more than 50 years. Brian Hooks is president of the Charles Koch Foundation, and chairman and CEO of Stand Together. The following is an excerpt from their new […]
Businesses should reject special treatment from the government: Charles Koch says he made decisions that hurt his bottom line in the short term, but ‘it was the right thing to do’
Strategy

10 things we can learn from the founding fathers of America about rebuilding democracy, surviving the pandemic, and finding personal happiness

Thomas E. Ricks is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, military history columnist for The New York Times Book Review, and a visiting fellow for the history department at Bowdoin College. The following is an excerpt from his book, “First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How […]
10 things we can learn from the founding fathers of America about rebuilding democracy, surviving the pandemic, and finding personal happiness
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