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Ten years of changing the world

Angel of Inflation No Longer Lives in Northern California

Five retirement-plan tax mistakes to avoid

The Cloud That Rains Music

Innovation Strategies for a New Economy


Exploit flux instead of outlawing it.

Compared to perfect: the price/value mismatch in content

Explainer maps locate, contextualize and localize news from Libya, Japan

The world's new growth frontier: Midsize cities in emerging markets

The value of emerging markets

The world's new growth frontier: Midsize cities in emerging markets

Starbucks' quest for healthy growth: An interview with Howard Schultz

Research Topic: Consumer Demand and Demographics

Urban economic clout moves east

On inflation, don't believe your eyes

When the Invincible Become "Vincible"

How to Invest in Social Media…Wisely

Building an Effective CIO Resume

How to Find the Best Hospital Near You

How to resize small images for print

Tuesday Tip: Import your Pinboard bookmarks

New directions for Asia's wholesale banks: A discussion with two investment bankers

Building a better writing workflow with Notational Velocity, MultiMarkdown, and Simplenote

My MultiMarkdown writing workflow with LaunchBar and Hazel

Everything I know about Instapaper

Writing Markdown in Notational Velocity 101

Opinion: 2011 shaping up to be a banner year for WWDC

An In-depth Interview with Steven Hilton, President and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Higher tax rates loom for 401(k) savers

Virtual war a real threat

Intel doubles capacity, drops price in refresh of SSD line

Website lets employers put health care up for bidding

Capturing the investment-banking opportunity in ASEAN

Initiative isn't given, you take it

A look at the world's new corporate tax havens

Medicare rise could mean no Social Security COLA

Bad Romance: Women Regret Love Failures More than Men

Wholesale banking in India: The next frontier

China's changing wholesale landscape

Sandra Knight

3 Reasons Your Resume is Keeping the Phone from Ringing

7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole

Faster, Better and More

The drift in global governance

Ian Bremmer on the drift in global governance

Why Japan Needs More Nonprofits

Dealing with a Growing 'Plastic Vortex'

How to convert audiobooks for use in iTunes

Quick Tip: A method for using Smart Groups in Address Book

Facebook Tip: Enable encryption to avoid privacy glitch

How to find your cost basis for capital-gain taxes

Cinco de Mayo

"How much can I get away with?"

OMG, the Oxford English Dictionary Added New Words! We 'Heart' It! LOL!

Plan for mystery mega-mansion sparks furor in 90210

Low, low prices: Target beats Wal-Mart

Billionaire Olsen Twins: We're Legitimate Designers!

EMC's anti-hacking division hacked

Memory Champion Joshua Foer Reveals Secrets of the Brain

5 Investing fees that devour your savings

Scaling up a transformation: An interview with Eureko's Jeroen van Breda Vriesman

Playing war games to win

Tech Companies Seek Out Entrepreneurial Students

Growing Diversity Fuels Chinese School

10 for X: A decade of Mac OS X

Why 'Friday' Just Won't Go Away

Digital certificate theft shines spotlight on Safari limitation

Protect Safari from Fraudulent Digital Certificates

2010 Center of Population

Portable, but Not Puny, Speakers

LinkedIn Search: 3 Ways to Maximize Your Social Networking Success

Want to Get Ahead in IT? Make Yourself Uncomfortable

How to Network: More Tips for Shy People

How a Corporate Change Spurred the Need for 'The Wiki'

2010 Census Shows America's Diversity

U.S. Census Bureau Releases Data on Population Distribution and Change in

Census Bureau Reports State Government Tax Collections Decrease $14 Billion in 2010

2009 Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS)

What is reality? Philip K. Dick

Japan quake could cost $308 billion: Tokyo

Bribing businesses doesn't work

Judge rejects Google settlement with authors

Why Custom Menswear Brand J. Hilburn Waited 3 Years To Add Ecommerce

USA Today rewrites strategy to cope with Internet

Film legend Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 in LA (AP)

Let the Boss Really See You Sweat

Protect your privacy: take control of social networking

"Flying people, not planes": The CEO of Bombardier on building a world-class culture

Loss Leaders for Banks?

Inherited ACL bug resulting in Finder Error -41

iTunes hanging after installing OS X 10.6.7

Reset SMC to fix Bluetooth problems after OS X 10.6.7 update

When It Comes To Earning Interest, There Are No Easy Choices

Why I Am Never Going to Own a Home Again

Older Americans Month: May 2011

Build a Culture

The triumph of coal marketing

Health Care Law's First Anniversary: Why Haven't Americans Seen Changes Yet?

The College Education Bubble: Ivy League Edition

Reinvigorating a corporate giant: An interview with the chairman of India's largest infrastructure company

Mother and Child Reunion … Or Not

Career Watch: Six Promising Technology Job Titles

Estimating the Return to College Selectivity over the Career Using Administrative Earning Data

BEEDOCS Blog: Comparing Web Timelines

Sprint integrates Google Voice

Reject the tyranny of being picked: pick yourself

Help Not Wanted: Shunning the Unemployed

Work Space Doubling as Recruiter

Google Apps: How We Convinced the C-Suite

Finding your dream career in retirement

Taxing problem: Working and collecting Social Security

Google Is No. 1 on List Of Desired Employers

The Most Powerful Grower in Napa

Idea tourism

Managing government relations for the future: McKinsey Global Survey results

Winning in the New 'Marketing Democracy'

In Search of the Perfect Search: Can Google Beat Attempts to Game the System?

Crude Reality: Why High Oil Prices Are Here to Stay

Valuing Water: How Can Businesses Manage the Coming Scarcity?

The programmer's dilemma: Building a Jeopardy! champion

Study: When nurse staffing drops, mortality rates rise

Valuing Water: How Can Businesses Manage the Coming Scarcity?

Top 10 Signs It's Time To Leave Your Job

Japan's 'random' events are no shock

Why Warren Buffett Just Spent $10 Billion

7 Survival Principles for an Era of Irresponsible Government

Executive Bonuses Bounce Back

NFL Owners Try Wedge

Law School Loses Its Allure as Jobs at Firms Are Scarce

Top 10 TV shows that lost lead actors, in pictures

Pay Spikes for Motorola CEOs As Company Splits

When the CIO is Also the CFO

CIOs: 5 Issues to Win Your CEO's Attention

How the Convergence of Automation Solutions Will Change the Way you Manage your Business Processes, Applications, and IT infrastructure

Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros. push to arbitrate battle with Sheen gains momentum

House Republicans propose watering down consumer bureau's top job

Cheap food may be a thing of the past in U.S.

Pepsi hopes tapping a big gun will restore market share

Sarah Palin's low-profile, high-impact advisor

Did Someone Ruin Foursquare For Me Yesterday?

Collaborating Takes More than Technology

How to change passwords in OS X

How to solve Facebook import and export freezes in iPhoto '11

Adventists' back-to-basics faith is fastest growing U.S. church

Changing the game: "How I beat Watson and came out a different player"

Skate to the edge of chaos.

Protecting the soft spot

Success Secrets of the Stars

Census Bureau Survey Shows Poverty is Primarily a Temporary Condition

Census Bureau Reports American Indian- and Alaska Native-Owned Businesses Generated $34 Billion in Receipts in 2007

YouTube becoming a strategic model for parent Google

Time Warner Cable launches iPad app with live TV

Special report: A PlayBook for fighting Apple and Google

NPR CEO resigns after VP criticizes tea party

New Features in Timeline 3D (v3)

Jobs and Structure in the Global Economy

The Dirt on Nuclear Power

Kraft singles

Why Twitter Should Think Twice About Bulldozing the Ecosystem

Fukushima Joins Titanic, Katrina as a Single Word for Disaster

Death rate down, life expectancy up in U.S.

Yes, It Is Possible to Save Too Much Money

How CFOs can keep strategic decisions on track

When executives contemplate strategic decisions, they often succumb to the same cognitive biases we all have as human beings, such as overconfidence, the confirmation bias, or excessive risk avoidance.1 Such biases distort the way we collect and process in

Dan Ariely on irrationality in the workplace

Why US productivity can grow without killing jobs - McKinsey Quarterly - Economic Studies - Country Reports

Growth and renewal in the United States: Retooling America's economic engine

Is Happiness Overrated?

LinkedIn Search: 3 Ways to Maximize Your Social Networking Success

Hollywood studios pull movies and mull release date changes in Japan

Technology and Teaching: Flipping the Model

Measuring CoRT. How CoRT 'Works'.

Are you doing a good job?

Making Twitter more secure: HTTPS

Flip Floppers: When Tech Execs Contradict Themselves

LinkedIn Today: Tour What This Service Can Do for You

5 Questions to Help Recenter IT Design on the Business

Watch Out CISOs and CSOs: Chief Risk Officers May Be Gaining on You

Will IT Outsourcing Really Cut Costs? E.ON Says It Does

Outsourcing: Why CIOs Hate How You Sell IT Services

Before You Choose That College…

Job-hunting tips for new college grads

Five steps to transitioning to a great retirement

Executives Juggling Multiple Job Offers

Can India lead the mobile-Internet revolution?

Bring me stuff that's dead, please

What's new with Blogger

Orman: 3 financial mistakes you can't afford

Why mutual fund managers shouldn't be CEOs

Seven questions for leaders

CEOs on capitalism's challenges - McKinsey Quarterly - Economic Studies - Productivity & Performance

How Spider-Man Poisoned Its Own Prospects

Happiest Cities for Workers

Spinning Yarns

Joe's Journal: On Managing Family Businesses

Clay Shirky on managing net generation workers

Seven steps to better brainstorming

Five misconceptions about productivity

Clay Shirky on managing net generation workers

America 2.0

How-to: Troubleshoot faulty USB hubs after waking Mac from Sleep Mode

The ABCs of Mobile Apps

The myth of smooth earnings

Seven demographic trends to buy now

How to Survive CIO Regime Change

Three steps to building a better top team

The power of storytelling: What nonprofits can teach the private sector about social media

Organizing a Collaborative Project Notebook - (Part 1)

Spousonomics: How Economics Can Save a Marriage

We should slash welfare for the wealthy

Turing award goes to 'machine learning' expert

Change in technological systems is becoming…

You May Not Pay This Tax, But Your Children Will

Transforming public-sector IT: An Interview with the World Bank's CIO

How to Be a Man

How to Be a Woman

You should never work for free. Maybe.

Teaching Thinking: Pushing Water Uphill!

What Do We Need to 'Get Rolling'?

Brazil Sets Up New Roadblocks for Agricultural Investments – Especially from China

The era of cheap capital draws to a close

NPR chief executive quits over hidden camera video

Making Kids Work on Goals (And Not Just In Soccer)

Who is worth training, and why?

There Are Two Kinds of People In The World: Those Who Think There Are Two Kinds of People In The World and Those Who Don't « Meme Menagerie

The 2008 crash isn't over, only covered up

4 Personas of the Next-Generation CIO

U.S. County Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2010

Subway Passes McDonald's

Icahn to return all his clients' money

Kate's Kiddie Pics Revealed

Western Digital pulls away with hard drive deal

The fast lane to the adoption of electric cars

IT growth and global change: A conversation with Ray Kurzweil

Five myths about US interest rates

Fashion shift takes a toll on Urban Outfitters

Famous to the family

Change comes in various wavelengths.

McKinsey Quarterly: The Online Journal of McKinsey & Company

Newsroom: Facts for Features & Special Editions: Facts for Features: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2011

Recovering from information overload

Killing E-Mail Softly: How One Company Is Planning Its Demise

5 Google Labs Projects That Should Be On Your Radar

His Recession, Becoming Hers

Daughters Rule

Learn to Share the On-line Way

Finance and Tech Signal Bold Attitudes on Ethics

Jobs Open, but Filling Them Slows Down


Google Public Data Explorer

Is your top team undermining your supply chain?

Building the supply chain of the future

Cascade of broken promises

The limits of evidence-based marketing

Vanguard's fund closures teach a valuable lesson

Creating more value with corporate strategy: McKinsey Global Survey results

Union Leaders vs. Republican Legislators: What's at Stake in the Standoff

McCormick's Alan D. Wilson on Pricing, Innovation and the 'Romance of Spice'

From Soup to Negligee: Success According to Victoria's Secret's Lori Greeley and Campbell Soup's Denise Morrison

As Goes Massachusetts, So Goes the Nation? How Reform Is Impacting Health Care in the Bay State

Under the Microscope: AIG's Second Chance

Is Business-centric Social Networking a Revolution — or a Ruse?

M&A's Overlooked Pitfall: The False Negative

Why Jack Griffin's Time Expired

A return to deal making in 2010

Bill Gates Criticizes Long-Held Norms in America's Education System

Let Us Now Praise Reliable Vices

Life After CEO

To achieve sustainable innovation…

Students Struggle for Words

How to partition a drive in OS X

Your IRA Is About Lifetime Income, Not "the wants"

Bananas: The ultimate hunger buster

The newsletter of the Drucker Institute Mar/Apr 2011

Painting the Middle East With Too Broad a Brush?

Hands on with iPad 2

First to Market: Will the Hong Kong or Shanghai Exchange Be First to Offer RMB Equity Listings?

Putting strategies to the test: McKinsey Global Survey results

The Web's €100 billion surplus

Making the most of the CEO's last 100 days

Paying for college? Pay attention to tax laws

Five Investing Tips From Warren Buffett

The most important investment lesson of all

A Tangled Web of Shortened Links

Starting-Up In America

Poke the Box Workbook.pdf

Insider Trading: The Noose Tightens

Jane Russell, star of '40s and '50s films, dies

At the Oscars' A-List—and Z-List—Soirees

Strides by Women, Still a Wage Gap

Make your 40s — and beyond — the best years of your life

A Million Identities A Day

Technology Will Make Collaboration Your Next Competitive Advantage

Innovative Spirit to Results

Pay No Attention to That Widget Recording Your Every Move

IT Graduates Not 'Well-Trained, Ready-to-Go'

Keep your credit scores from costing you

Americans' weight, knee problems take years off their lives

The Whites-Only College Scholarship

Jonathan Ive Leaving? Apple's New Exec Drama

Your Incredible Shrinking Paycheck

Steve Jobs' Outstanding Stanford Commencement Speech from 2005

When the New Temp Happens to Be the Boss

Boardrooms Remain Old School

Today's News, Brought to You by Your Friends at the CIA

With vet's passing, WWI is another kind of history

A Portfolio to Keep Income Flowing

Taking organizational redesigns from plan to practice: McKinsey Global Survey results

Understanding the strategic value of IT in M&A

Have you tested your strategy lately?

How we do it: Strategic tests from four senior executives

15 Best iPad Apps for Newbies

Who Are You Calling a Moron?

Asking for 'Extras'

Too Much "T," Not Enough "I"

Every Day Low Prices, Again

Breaking Boundaries

Flat World, Hard Boundaries – How To Lead Across Them

30%, the long tail and a future of serialized content

Warren Buffett offers a few new succession details

Berkshire Hathaway's 4Q net income up 43 percent

Google tweaks search to punish 'low-quality' sites

Economic Conditions Snapshot, December 2010: McKinsey Global Survey results

The commodity crunch in consumer packaged goods

A linchpin hierarchy

Ireland's Dysfunctional Downsizing?

Why new technology demands new business models

Beware: The world's riskiest countries

Apple revamps MacBook Pro line, adds Thunderbolt port

Eleven things we'd like to see in the next iPad

Intel's Thunderbolt gets off the ground

What you need to know about Thunderbolt

Motorola's Xoom Starts Tablet Wars With iPad

An atomic theory of business size

What Distinguishes a de Bono Thinker?

Spotting Influencers in Big Companies

Glass Ceiling for Female Managers Still Exists, Says Report

Apple and investors in an awkward dance

A Parent's Struggle With a Child's iPad Addiction

Before Rush, One Tablet Stands Out

Eminem Now the Most 'Liked' Living Person on Facebook

Separate but unequal: Charts show growing rich-poor gap

How Drucker taught me to focus

A time to remember

To boost performance, connect with the core

Capturing hearts and minds

An antidote to cynicism

Building a great organization

The secrets of resilient leaders

Just let it go!: Being realistic about what we can and cannot change

The inspiring journey we all share

Zombie Businesses: How to Learn from Their Mistakes

Women and the New Economy

Winning at Change

Why Vision Matters

Why Leaders Should Reconsider Their Measurement Systems

When They Look at Us, Can They Find Themselves?

When the Roll is Called in 2010

When Complex Systems Fail: New Roles for Leaders

What Do We Really Stand For?

What CEOs Need to Know and Do About Marketing

Venture Philanthropy: Investing in People — Not Giving to Charity

Transforming Aggression into Creative Problem Solving

Together, We Can Change the World

The Winter of Our Concern

The Vision Thing: Without It You'll Never Be a World-Class Organization

The View From a Cubicle: An Interview with Scott Adams

The Trouble with Teamwork

The Transformation from "I" to "We"

The Spice of Life: An Interview with Stephen Jay Gould

The Shape of Things to Come: An Interview with Peter F. Drucker

The Secrets of Great Groups

The Secret Language of Leadership

The Search for Meaning: A Conversation with Charles Handy

The Search for Common Ground

7 Reasons Americans Can't Save for Retirement

Transforming public-sector IT: An Interview with the World Bank's CIO

The rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0 finds its payday

Recession Hiring: Look Out for the Pitfalls

A flip side: the asymmetrical gift

With Social Security short, should you take benefits earlier?

High-wage industries trailing on new jobs

Older Americans are a powerful consumer group

'The Talk' With Mom and Dad

Big Law's $1,000-Plus an Hour Club

Lesson 40: Evaluation

CoRT 4: Reflection & Evaluation

The Residue of Leadership: Why Ambition Matters

The Real Keys to High Performance

The Price and Prize of Leadership

The Practice of Innovation

The Power of Feelings

The Power of Civility

The One Big Question

The Next Management Revolution: Investing in Social Assets

The New Pluralism

The New Order of the Day

The New Merchants of Light

The Necessary Revolution

The Mark of a Winner

The Leadership Advantage

The Leaders We Need

How to make your bucket-list dreams come true

Hiring Insights From, and for, CFOs

The New Money

Trusting Data, Not Intuition

Inventing New Technologies and Markets

Executives Try Out Unfamiliar Roles

Open Sesame…Oops, I Mean, Close Sesame!

Lesson 39: Requirements

Past lessons for China's new joint ventures

Seven priorities for the UK economy

How the growth of emerging markets will strain global finance

iPhone notes app comparison - All this

Women's History Month: March 2011

Irish-American Heritage Month (March)

Why we rely too much on experts

Census estimates show 1 in 4 US counties are dying

Amazon launches unlimited "instant" videos for Prime members

Wal-Mart needs more time to fix its main business

Catching up with five-time Olympic medalist Greg Louganis

Where Have The Good Men Gone?

How does a school system improve?

Basel III: Now the hard part for European banks

Social Security: Are We in Crisis Mode Yet?

This is where life lives, between the rigid death…

Cigarette makers' legal win bites back

Four Medicare misconceptions that can cost you

Date certain

Planet could be 'unrecognizable' by 2050, experts say


Retirement Planning: 5 Common Mistakes

Joe's Journal: On Working, Learning and Enjoying Life

Dollars and Sense

High Time for "Think Time"

Turning Up the Heat on CEO Pay

What's a slogan for (banal on purpose)

Women want Nissan; men prefer Porsche

No Easy Answers: Decoding the Economy's Mixed Messages

'The Importance of Being Long-term': Vanguard's William McNabb on What's Ahead for Investors

Free Mug with Purchase: Retailers and Manufacturers Ramp Up 'Shopper' Marketing

Risky Business Becomes Riskier: A New Playbook for How Artists Are Compensated

Can Skype Go Corporate?

Budget Blues: What Would State Bankruptcies Accomplish?

A Bias against 'Quirky'? Why Creative People Can Lose Out on Leadership Positions

Tough Calls: How 40 CEOs Made Their Career-defining Decisions

For Nokia, One Good Call, One Bad

7 Steps to Healthy Teeth

Time Inc CEO Jack Griffin ousted

Budget Battle in Wisconsin

Lesson 37: Remove Faults

Two paths for successful group events

Bahrain will pay heavy price for crackdown

Making Things Right

After 'Jeopardy!' win, IBM program steps out

Five myths about the suburbs

The Death Of The Music Industry

Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa — country by country

Powell questions handling of Iraqi defector

From Tech to Insurance And Back Again

Atrix 4G: Faux Laptop With a Phone For Brains

Bill Monroe, former 'Meet the Press' host, dies

'Seinfeld' actor Len Lesser dies at 88

What Is President Obama Asking Tech Leaders?

Five tips for picking winning stocks

Self-Induced Panic And The Financial Crisis

Finding Business Insights in Text

Reshaping IT management for turbulent times

The challenges ahead for supply chains: McKinsey Global Survey results

Dispatches from the front lines of management innovation

Will Customers Buy Into Cars 'Imported from Detroit'?

Letter For Latvia: Number 02

Lesson 36: Define the Problem

On pricing power

The challenges ahead for supply chains.pdf

The Leader's Legacy: A Conversation with Max De Pree

The Key To Cultural Transformation

The Journey to Authenticity

The Invisible World of Association

The Invisible Side of Leadership

The Indispensable Partnership

The Higher Plane of Leadership

The Growth Imperative

The Global Power of Tribes: An Interview with Joel Kotkin

The Enduring Skills of Change Leaders

The Ecology of Leadership

The Discipline of Virtual Teams

The Discipline of Collaboration

Apple spells out Verizon, AT&T iPhone differences

Figuring Your Retirement Withdrawal Rate

College Parties, Minus the Beer Binges

Who Buys These Clothes? They Do

A Novel Way of Using iPhone 4: Filmmaking

Doctors work to help Giffords' brain rewire itself

French Open to stay at Roland Garros

Taxes: It's Good to Be Average

How IT is managing new demands: McKinsey Global Survey results

Global forces shaping the future of business and society

Make big plans

CoRT Lesson 35: Dominant Idea

The Urge to Merge

Global forces shaping the future of business and society

How IT is managing new demands

McKinsey Quarterly: The Online Journal of McKinsey & Company

Leaving a Job with Your Personal Tech Intact

What's Jeopardy to Watson? It's Elementary, Perhaps…

Latest Buzz in the Book Business

CoRT Lesson 34: Concept Challenge

Image resolution—the key to excellent prints

Quickly download files from URLs

Study: Eating more fiber could mean longer life

Marriott to Spin Off Timeshare Unit

The Balcony » Tuesday Tip: Use DEVONthink as a tickler file

Politics in IT: Separate Operators From Performers

Timeline of computer science

Health-Care Industry Mines Networking Data

How Your Username May Betray You

CoRT Lesson 33: Random Input

Where has Mubarak stashed his millions?

Science's soap opera seen in 'The Lab'

Five Signs You're a Bad Boss

Riskiest Places to Use Your Credit Card

Where the Jobs Are

Pandora hopes IPO a path to profit

9 Ways to Ace a Job Interview

It's official: Nokia and Microsoft to team up against Apple, Google

Familiarity breeds respect

Evil plans, Enchantment and Orange County, California

Apple Works on Line of Less-Expensive iPhones

Apple's Jobs Calls Shots From Home

The Economics of Blogging and The Huffington Post

How The Huffington Post Works (In Case You Were Wondering)

Donald Rumsfeld Opens Up About Mistakes in Iraq

Laid Off and Launching

Secrets of a Former Credit Card Thief

The Perfect Drink with Apple Pie

The danger of repeating signals

The Spymaster's Spymaster

Joe's Journal: On Knowledge Work and Learning

Staying Small While Getting Big

Drucker on Mubarak

Five Best Practices in Planning: Evolving from Traditional Budgeting to Profit-Based Planning

How Hosni Mubarak Got So Rich

Extra Fees: What Airlines Really Charge

Wireless advances could mean no more cell towers

Could You Become a Dictator?

Why U.S. farm policy caused Egypt crisis

Non-Profit Hospices: On the Road to Extinction?

HP's Risky Triple Play

Which Cities Are The Most Generous?

Extracting Business Ideas from IT Logs

Managing Priorities

The Art of Online Customer Service

How to restore a hard drive using Time Machine

Facebook Privacy: Four valuable yet hard-to-find settings

Troubleshooting sound volumes in OS X

Front Door and Back Door Tax Increases

Prepaid College-Savings Plans Take Another Hit

Higher Pay Gains Seen for 2011

Ethical placebos (stunning, but not actually surprising)

Using Scrivener to Manage Serial Novels

6 Costs You Should Always Negotiate

Time Machine - Troubleshooting

Celebrating 75 Years of Sloth! Page 2

Celebrating 75 Years of Sloth! Page 1

Psyched to Buy, in Groups

The Ethics of Free Cellphone Calls

How to protect yourself from currency risks

Departure of AMD Executives Points to Strategy Shift

B-Schools Struggle to Get Global

Celebrating 75 Years of Sloth!

What's the use case?

Bernanke warns against steep budget cuts

Diet Soda: Fewer Calories, Greater Stroke Risk?

Titans offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger fired by new head coach Mike Munchak

There Are Two Kinds of C.E.O.

CoRT Lesson 32: Stepping Stone

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rallies troops in brutally honest 'burning platform' memo? (update: it's real!)

Education is for Everyone

Becoming a Landlord Is a Personal Decision

How a family can survive a spouse's long absence

An Apple for Teacher

Three Questions about the AOL-Huffington Post Deal

An Early Spring for the Job Market?

Will Fewer Choices Reap Higher Profits for the Girl Scouts?

Desperately Seeking Innovators

When Oscars Bring Fame — and Fortune

What Are Consumers Saying Online? For Many Marketers, It's Still a Mystery

The CEO's guide to corporate finance

High Enrollment Strains Two-Year Colleges

Autarky is dead

How to Get an Employer's Attention in 20 Seconds

5 Parts to a Cover Letter (a.k.a. How to Write a Good One!)

10 Ways to Get More Out of LinkedIn

The new craftsmanship

CoRT Lesson 31: Yes, No, Po

Corporate insiders continue to unload their shares

2009 Annual Capital Expenditures Survey

Rethinking knowledge work: A strategic approach

The Defining Moment

The Conductor-less Orchestra

The Challenge of Leadership Transition

The Cause Has Charisma

The Campaign for Leadership

The Business Case for Passion

The Art of Listening

The Art of Chaordic Leadership

The Accountable Leader

Systems Citizenship: The Leadership Mandate for This Millennium

'Super 8′: J.J. Abrams reveals the secrets of his new film

Texas' finances not as rosy as they seemed

In China, alpha males carry designer purses

AOL to buy Huffington Post for $315 million

Open Innovation at GE

Recruiting CFOs Takes a New Twist

The Crisis and the CFO

Obesity's Cost

CoRT 4: An Introduction

How should you treat your best customers?

Bush cancels Europe trip amid calls for his arrest

iPad may replace textbooks, playbooks

Savers' impatience hinders retirement goals

Labor Shortage Persists in Some Fields

School Enrollment: October 2009 - Detailed Tables

How to tell if you're having a heart attack

A Closer Look: The new guidelines for heart health

Writers Guild Awards: 'Inception' and 'The Social Network' take screenplay honors

Prehistoric Cemetery Reveals Man and Fox Were Pals

The 5 Most Popular Supplements

Wal-Mart, humbled king of retail, plots rebound

Grape Expectations

Report from Davos: Risk Management Survivors Offer Cautionary Tales

From Soccer to the Super Bowl: Measuring How and Where Fans 'Consume' Sports

If Index Funds Perform Better, Why Are Actively Managed Funds More Popular?

Under the Microscope: Microfinance's Latest Growing Pains

Uprising in Egypt: Rebirth in an Ancient Land?

Strategies for a Two-speed World

Rethinking Operations for a Two-speed World

Winning in Two Worlds: Supply Chain Flexibility

Innovation — the New Two-way Play

Manufacturing in a Two-speed World

Articles by McKinsey Quarterly: Online Business Journal of McKinsey & Company. Business Management Strategy - Corporate Strategy - Global Business Strategy

"Sexiest Woman Alive" Minka Kelly on Girl Fight

The Rational Gold Investor

Uncertainty? Get Over It

Cut Your Cable Bill: 10 Legal Alternatives to Costly Cable

How far the Mac has come as a gaming platform, and where it's still headed

A Key Lesson of Adulthood: The Need to Unlearn

Protecting the work

2010 Census Data - 2010 Census


For iPhone, Almost Heaven

Why Social Security taxes are a good deal

Facebook, already ubiquitous in Washington, aims to beef up its lobbying power

Are Knowledge Workers Being Replaced by 'Insight Workers'?

Bing Is Copying Your Clicks, Not Google's Results

The Delicious Irony of Microsoft Aggregating Google's Search Results

Google's Great Spam Quest

The Android that Apple's Rivals Have Been Looking For

'Last Tango in Paris' Actress Maria Schneider Has Died

A Tour of Celebrity Love Nests

In a poetic sense, the prime goal…

The selective flux of innovation…

The space matters

Could the U.S. shut down the internet?

Sex slavery in America: One girl's nightmare

Help, Google Knows About My Speeding Ticket

Harvard Changes Course

Attention-Direction: The Bird-Watching Method

On Wall Street, confusion over compensation

Four Principles for Crafting Your Innovation Strategy

Attention-Direction: North and South

In a No-Yield Market, It Is Necessary To Take Some Risk

Population Estimates

Dear Dan Rather: Take the high road

An Apple fanboy's heartbreaking trip to China

Few players in health insurance markets

Recession Hit Older Tech Workers Harder, Labor Data Shows

Where Innovation Is Sorely Needed

Attention-Direction: Coceptualisation

Critics say top-rated Chinese education system has a flaw

For kids set for college, it's time to fill out FAFSA

All abstract strategy discussions are useless

Attention-Direction: Attention Pause

Wealthy boomers' retirement outlook? Rosy

Don't settle for less than the best in your 401(k) plan

America's Ungovernable Budget

Job Loyalty Still Pays

On the Move: Adapting to a New Global Economy - Knowledge@Wharton

Duvalier accused of corruption, embezzlement

Five top online tax-prep services

China's Zhou offers peek at secret currency basket

Financial crisis panel finds many at fault

When was the last time you bought a tie?

Some Boomers 'retire' to jobs that allow them to help others

Home Brew Portfolios Rule!

Furniture as Part of the Family

Polar bear's long swim illustrates ice melt

What You Need To Know About Fish Oil

Recovering from information overload

How to Divorce Your Tech Vendor

What CFOs Want From IT

Toyota's latest woes are part of bigger picture

Can Samsung change with the tech times?

S&P cuts Japan sovereign rating

Social Security posting $600B deficit over 10years

CoRT Tools: Attention Directors

Decline Found in Freshmen's Mental Health

Remarks by the President in State of Union Address

Bachmann's response to State of the Union

Transcript: GOP Response From Rep. Paul Ryan

Why You Can't Trust the Inflation Numbers

Take steps now to get promoted at work

Managing keychain clutter in OS X

iTunes 10.1: Sound quality issues

Older workers find job search takes a long time

Pandora radio app zooms into cars

Retirement Isn't About Your Tax Bill

Newsroom: Economic Census: Census Bureau Reports Steady Growth in Internet Publishing and Broadcasting Revenues

Newsroom: Facts for Features & Special Editions: Facts For Features: Super Bowl XLV

Newsroom: Facts for Features & Special Editions: Facts for Features: Women's History Month: March 2011

What to Do When You Get a New Boss

The Concept of "Attention-Direction"

The Five Deadly Diseases of 'Education'

Eight Lessons from the life and work of Jack LaLanne

A 'Short' Plays Washington

9 Ways to Find Hidden Savings in Your Outsourcing Invoice

10 Ways to Avoid a Tax Audit

2011 Lexus IS F

Jack LaLanne dies at 96; spiritual father of U.S. fitness movement

The Writing is On the Wall. Why Isn't Anyone Reading It?

This Year, Change Your Mind

Three ways to help people get things done

LTE in 2011: Curb your enthusiasm

Postal Service Eyes Closing Thousands of Post Offices

Sudden Leader Loss Leaves Firms in Limbo

Google Gives $100 Million Award to Outgoing CEO

Use of Visible Figures Only

Mobility of Management

Fashion or Strategy? Why Firms Are Jumping on the Sustainability Bandwagon

For AT&T, Is There Life after the Verizon iPhone?

The Cost of Entrenchment: Why CEOs Are Rarely Fired

Gross Domestic Happiness: What Is the Relationship between Money and Well-being?

Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar on Bailouts, Protectionism and Why Europe Is a 'Declining Continent'

The New BRICS on the Block: Which Emerging Markets Are Up and Coming?

Reborn and Restructured, Can the Global Auto Industry Put Customers in Drive?

The Goldman Sachs Facebook Deal: Is This Business as Usual?

The pleasant reassurance of new words

There are no pros in financial planning

Time for Comcast to up commitment to NBC, local news

A Different Steve Jobs Departs This Time

Treat different customers differently

Get Eyeglasses Online, for Quarter of the Price

College Saving Gets Trickier

Four Lessons From Evernote's First Week On The Mac App Store

America's top 2011 showcase home in pictures

Brain Experts' 6 Best Memory Tricks

S. Korea navy 'kills Somali pirates, saves crew'

18 Common Work E-mail Mistakes

Best Companies to Work For, 2011

The Most Affordable Colleges in America

Six trading lessons from speculator Jesse Livermore

Should You Buy a New Car?

File your tax return for free

The 6 must-have spaces in your next home

The Economics of Superinsulating Windows

Misjudging risk (and bad decisions)

The customer is sometimes right: How Apple handles customer outcries

FDA recommends new compound in Alzheimer's detection

Gregg Allman: The Road DOES Go On Forever

Some Choices Will Drive Us Straight Over a Cliff

Facebook Data Center Is Boon for Oregon Town

Employers Tread a Minefield

Lenders See Little Choice: Layoffs

Jobs Engine Coughs After Healthy Year

Appraisal of Performance

Cubicle Wars: Best and Worst Office Setups for Tech Workers

Emphasis on Short-term Thinking

Timing rewards

Google's Page to Replace Schmidt as CEO

My backup plan: Dan Frakes

'Boot OSX' folders appearing in OS X

Man's best friend could soon be veteran's best medicine

What to Do If You Win the Lottery

America's Most Affluent Neighborhoods

The Financial Nightmares Facing Boomers

Why Steve Jobs Is So Important to Apple

3 Schools of Thought on Wealth Management

View of Retirement at 107

The Eight States Running Out of Homebuyers

Recruiters Rethink Online Playbook

Regis Philbin Retiring From 'Live' After Nearly 28 Years

"Simpler Path to 2010 Census Data," Census Bureau Director Groves Says

Four reasons Buffett's legacy will die by 2020

The incredible shrinking dollar

Social Rules at Work

Report: First two years of college show small gains

Facebook allows app makers more access to user data

Battle for Tech Geeks: Street vs. Silicon Valley

Man who notified world of Pearl Harbor attack dies

Sargent Shriver, former vice presidential nominee, dies

Correction: David Nelson obituary

Lack of Constancy of Purpose

One way to look at the internet, mobile, web and tablets

MobileMe: Errors when publishing with iWeb

Performing a hard shutdown on a Mac

Emphasis on Short-term Thinking

IT Hiring Shows Gains, but Jobs May Be Shifting

The Fortune 500's Disappearing CIOs

UBS revises dress code to focus on essentials

Cashing the check

30 Most Anticipated Tech Products of 2011

In pop music, a whole new way of doing business

Supply-chain Management: Growing Global Complexity Drives Companies into the 'Cloud'

U.S.-South Korea Trade Pact: A Turning Point for American Exports?

India as a U.S. Trading Partner: Far Beyond BPO

China at a Crossroads: Trade Tensions Vie with Consumer Needs

Outsourcing: New Pressures to Stay Home, Old Reasons to Go Abroad

Global Trade in a Post-recession World

Self-destructive instructions

Bill Haslam takes office, says now is 'time to aspire to be more'

Look for money managers with skin in the game

Mother Inferior?

In Defense of the Guilty, Ambivalent, Preoccupied Western Mom

Mass Killings Aren't the Real Gun Problem

Five tips for parents to start the new year right

The certainty premium

Weight Loss After 40: Why It's So Hard — and What Works

The 15 Worst Health & Diet Myths

Computer could make 2 'Jeopardy!' champs deep blue

Secrets of a Former Credit Card Thief

The thermometer just tells us the problem…

A culture of testing

Living with Hauser's Law

Business Schools See Rise in On-Campus Recruiting

A Living Room Ready for Liftoff


How to make a solid Mac backup plan

Six Hats: Use Them Your Way

Global Risk and Reward in 2011

The Best Investments

Raising expectations (and then dashing them)

Tech Show Surprises, and the Stale

First, the Bad News

Chinese students' high scores in international tests come at a cost

Debt tensions ease as Spain, Italy sell bonds

A Step-by-Step Guide to Efficient Business Travel

S&P, Moody's caution on U.S. debt

Irish-American Heritage Month (March) and St. Patrick's Day (March 17): 2011

Lack of coordination seen as key global risk

Blogging all the way to the bank

Breaking the Command-and-Control Reflex

Every Worker Is a Knowledge Worker

Everyone Is Video Calling

Verizon's iPhone Gamble

How to rip CDs with iTunes

David Nelson, last of TV's 'Ozzie and Harriet,' is dead

Cost of obesity approaching $300 billion a year

Recasting a Mortgage Can Be Useful

Amid Downturn, Sunbelt Gains College Grads

Actor David Nelson of famous TV family dies at 74

Charges of Bias at Work Hit Record

Record Labels To Pay $45 Million for Pirating Artists' Music

The Value of Interaction

World IPv6 Day: firing up the engines on the new Internet protocol

Addressing a Mac that will not boot after updating

Sustaining the Ecology of Knowledge

Spiritually Intelligent Leadership

Speaking a Common Language

Shine a Light

Seeing Your Contribution Life-Size

Japan pledges European debt buys

Kids only a Wall Street mother could love

Rock Logic : Water Logic?

CSO Resumes: 5 Tips to Make Yours Shine

How to Foster Teamwork Among Techies

"I've got your back"

More Music Sold Than Ever Before, Despite Piracy

Consumer Reports suggests small changes to help lose weight

Adults over 60 should get shingles vaccine, CDC recommends

Downturn's Ugly Trademark: Steep, Lasting Drop in Wages

Where the jobs are in 2011

Silicon Valley is not far behind.

Lost in a digital world

DNA upends century-old murder verdict

D.C. tops rankings for USA's most literate cities

Resignation, with Six-Months Notice?

Manufacturing, Logistics See Job Gains

Hiring Prospects Improve for M.B.A. Grads in 2011

Kids Lend a Digital Hand

Design a Criterion-Referenced Assessment

Mindfulness therapy is no fad, experts say

Why You Should Hold A Grudge Against Your Spouse

Six Companies That Did Not Survive 2010

Landing the Boss's Job

Wyndham Worldwide's Stephen Holmes on the Changing Nature of Leisure Travel

The Global Economy in 2011: A Rocky Ride or Smoother Sailing Ahead?

The Need to Know & The Fear of Knowing

Volunteerism begins with employees' on-the-job attitudes

Mutual fund review: Weighing stocks vs. bonds in 2011

Gray is good

Landing the Boss's Job

Fund investors, watch your wallets

Life Lessons: Addressing School Bullying

Top 10 Movies for Grownups of 2010

Pinpointing Affordable Cities

No Hollywood Ending: Filmmaker James Kerwin on the Future of Independent Movie Production

Under Armour's Kevin Plank: Creating 'the Biggest, Baddest Brand on the Planet'

SAS Institute CEO Jim Goodnight on Building Strong Companies — and a More Competitive U.S. Workforce

Liu Chuanzhi on Rebuilding the Lenovo Brand

GlobalGiving's Mari Kuraishi: Forging a 21st Century Model for Philanthropy

Slogans and a 'Cheery Face': Michael Ahn on Rebranding LG

Mentorship Means Effective Management: Management Consulting

Accelerating UAW's Buy-In at GM

Assess Thinking? Of course!

The sure-fire recipe for business success

CES: Intel exec at CES: Microsoft's tablet OS too long in coming

Mac App Store licensing and copy protection, explained

Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior

The job market: a lost decade

Marshall McLuhan: Media Savant

The Most Affordable Luxury Vehicles

Nowhere is this trend toward constant flux…

Two truths about juggling

QuickCursor 2.0

The 'Can't Get There From Here' Problem

To Dress Well, a Woman Should Shop Like a Man

Is Renewable Energy a "Good" Investment?

A Bonanza in TV Sales Fades Away

Best and worst bottled water brands

Ford leads in the factors that matter most to car shoppers

Qualcomm bets $3.2B on Atheros for tablet future

Playboy pins hopes on clubs, license deals in Asia

If the system settles into harmony and equilibrium…

Mac App Store by the numbers — almost 1,000 apps on Day One

Out of Office, Seeking Second Act

B-Schools Give Firms Say Amid Tough Jobs Market

M.I.T. Takes iPad Approach

Don Tyson, who led poultry maker Tyson Foods, dies

Comcast to offer live streaming to iPad

Ready for Kick-off

MapBox for iPad goes live

Five ingredients of smart online commerce

Best-Selling Cars of 2010

The Best and Worst Jobs

Sometimes, Paying Off the Mortgage Isn't the Best Thing to Do

Starbucks unveils a new logo

'Earmarks' to nowhere: States losing billions

With CES raining tablets, some will get flooded out

Facebook Wants to Supply Your Internet Driver's License

AOL Further Demoralizes Staff With Latest "Towns" Re-Org

Census Bureau Releases Research on the Supplemental Poverty Measure

U.S. Census Bureau Reports State Government Revenues Decline Nearly 31 Percent

Six Things Every Woman Should Ask for in 2011

Will The Oprah Winfrey Network Heal America?

AT&T lays out plan for 4G network, devices

Seeing Things Whole

Rethinking Integrity

Redefining the Future

Putting One's House in Order

Purpose: The Starting Point of Great Leadership

Career Advice: How to Catch a Hiring Manager's Eye

Navy firing over videos raises questions of timing

Pelosi has 'no regrets' on last day as speaker

Breakup of gadget pioneer Motorola is complete

New Book Tells How to Overcome Work Obstacles

MySpace poised for massive layoffs

From the start, Jerry Brown appears to have a big helping of realism

Some New Year's reading

The future of wireless technologies after CDMA

Industrial Policy Comes Out of the Cold

New Policy Paradigms for a New World

Faith in a Globalized Age

Making meetings more expensive

'Dear GMA' Advice Guru Search: Meet the Top 7!

Why IT Has Little Influence in a Company

GOP agenda: Major impact may be on 2012 election

What your Facebook profile may be telling ID thieves

Principles and More Principles!

Why Bing "Likes" Facebook

Best of 2010: Physicist Discovers How to Teleport Energy

New Year's resolutions? Brain can sabotage success

It's just better ketchup

When flux is inhibited…

Apple quietly enters the enterprise

Internet video invades cable TV's turf as more people 'cut cords'

Jeff Cornwall: The best business ideas can withstand scrutiny


“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic”. — Peter Drucker

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Managing Oneself is a REVOLUTION in human affairs.” … “It also requires an almost 180-degree change in the knowledge workers’ thoughts and actions from what most of us—even of the younger generation—still take for granted as the way to think and the way to act.” …

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