- In his new book, Transaction Man, journalist Nicholas Lemann describes the evolution — and failure — of competing attempts to manage the power of corporations.
- September 4, 2019 by Daniel AkstThe 1951 film, about to debut as a play, has much to teach us about the hazards of innovation.
- August 21, 2019 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, The Intelligence Trap, David Robson explains why intelligent people engage in unintelligent behavior.
- August 1, 2019 by Daniel AkstHerman Melville’s short story Bartleby, the Scrivener provides lessons on how to deal with troubled colleagues.
- July 22, 2019 by Daniel AkstThe legendary leader’s political successes were continually undermined by his financial and business failures.
- July 17, 2019 by David J. LynchIn his new book, Michael O’Sullivan looks to the past to find a future for the post-globalization world.
- July 11, 2019 by Mark GimeinIn his new book, Neil Irwin finds that people who succeed in management careers do so by trying new things, learning from failures, and embracing changes in direction.
- May 16, 2019 by Daniel AkstThe author of Robinson Crusoe, who dealt with ups and downs as an entrepreneur, also penned one of history’s most useful business manuals.
- February 11, 2019 by Daniel AkstThe Financier, an overlooked 1912 volume by iconic novelist Theodore Dreiser, has a great deal to teach businesspeople about hubris, adversity, and redemption.
- January 17, 2019 by Mark GimeinScott Belsky’s new book offers inspiration to leaders slogging through the life span of a successful business.
- October 12, 2018 by Art KleinerThe entrepreneurial credo at the heart of Stewart Brand’s underground publication has shaped our world.
- December 13, 2017 by Theodore KinniFreek Vermeulen of the London Business School offers contrarian nuggets for innovation-hungry leaders. See also “Summer Reading: 8 Business Books – in Pictures”
- June 28, 2016 by Daniel GrossCan we train ourselves to stop ignoring the obvious dangers we face?
- June 7, 2016 by Art KleinerFor Dartmouth professor Syd Finkelstein, “glorious bastards” such as Larry Ellison, “iconoclasts” such as Alice Waters, and “nurturers” such as Jon Stewart are models for the next generation of leadership development.
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