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Monthly archive November, 2012
What’s the deal with the Fiscal Cliff?

What’s the deal with the Fiscal Cliff?

On CBS This Morning this week, Warren Buffett expressed little concern over the “fiscal cliff,” saying that he believes a deal will be reached—and that even if it’s not, it won’t do much harm to the economy. Buffett’s insight should be taken seriously. He is, after all, not just one of today’s greatest investors—he’s a...  LearnMore
LIPA’s customer communication after Sandy—NOT Likeable

LIPA’s customer communication after Sandy—NOT Likeable

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many in the hardest-struck areas are without power and heat two weeks later. A superstorm will do that. People—especially those who live near the coast—understand the risk they have chosen to take. When a storm the size of Sandy hits, they know things are going to get rough. What...  LearnMore
Rules of Subtraction, Law #6: Doing Something Isn't Always Better Than Doing Nothing

Rules of Subtraction, Law #6: Doing Something Isn’t Always Better Than Doing Nothing

We are on the final day of the week of the laws of subtraction.  Tune into the video below as Matt May, author of The Laws of Subtraction explains why doing something isn’t always better than doing nothing. Chip Conley, cofounder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of Emotional Equations on the sixth law...  LearnMore
Rules of Subtraction, Law #5: Break Is the Important Part of Breakthrough

Rules of Subtraction, Law #5: Break Is the Important Part of Breakthrough

We are on the final day of the week of the laws of subtraction.  Tune into the video below as Matt May, author of The Laws of Subtraction explains how break is the important part of breakthrough. Jonathan Fields, author of Uncertainty on the fifth law of subtraction: “If you kill the butterflies in your...  LearnMore
Rules of Subtraction, Law #4: Creativity Thrives Under Intelligent Constraints

Rules of Subtraction, Law #4: Creativity Thrives Under Intelligent Constraints

Thank you for joining us for the fourth law of subtraction and the entire week of the laws of subtraction.  Tune into the video below as Matt May, author of The Laws of Subtraction explains how creativity thrives under intelligent constraints. Teresa Amabile, author of The Progress Principle on the fourth law of subtraction: “Here’s...  LearnMore