How to Quit Your Job Like Sherwood Anderson: The Best Resignation Letter Ever Written

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Why To Be Unpopular in a Politically Correct World

Let's Grow Leaders

” -Charles Osgood As we warm-up to Mean It Madness month on Let’s Grow Leaders, I’ve taken our show on the road. “Being Politically Correct means always having to say you’re sorry.” I’m honored to be included in the SmartBlog and Switch and Shift Joint series on Communication. Great authors, great reads. I encourage you to check it […] The post Why To Be Unpopular in a Politically Correct World appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.


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Women Directors Change How Boards Work

Harvard Business Review

Dhir , an associate professor at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, has done extensive research for his forthcoming 2015 book, Challenging Boardroom Homogeneity: Corporate Law, Governance and Diversity. We know that getting more women on teams can boost performance.

“Government Entrepreneur” is Not an Oxymoron

Harvard Business Review

Chris Osgood and Nigel Jacob brought the country’s first major-city mobile 311 app to life, and they are public entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship almost always involves pushing against the status quo to capture opportunities and create value. So it shouldn’t be surprising when a new business model, such as ridesharing, disrupts existing systems and causes friction between entrepreneurs and local government officials, right?