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August 23, 2015

Reputation of Blog Posts

Someone in my office sent me this information from Bulldog Reporter and I thought it was worth sharing here. The reason why is that sometimes I ask myself what’s a blog post worth and why do I keep at it. I am partially aware why...

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August 22, 2015

Instagram CEO Bearing Gifts With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaching next week, thought this $25 million gift over 5 years from Walmart for its continued recovery and announced on the personal Instagram account of the CEO, Doug McMillon, was definitely cool....

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August 20, 2015

Power Profiles

Linkedin published its most viewed power list in India recently. Interestingly, they included Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the list under CEOs because “CEOs steer a group of people in a direction, and as a leader, Modi is doing that for India. That’s why he has been...

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August 19, 2015

CEOs Sleeping Out

Sometimes you have to travel all around the world to learn something new. When I was in Sydney, Australia last June talking about our research on CEOs, I heard mention of this thing called CEO Sleepout. Since I was not sure what that was, I...

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August 17, 2015

How Execs Use their Time

There really have not been many new studies on how CEOs use their time. So when one comes along that even remotely has information, I jump. This one is from Quartz, the Atlantic Media publication that is billed as a “digitally native news outlet for the...

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August 6, 2015

Reputation Criticks

Sometimes it is important to be reminded that what's new is probably old. This is a quote that a colleague shared with me. It was written by Benjamin Franklin to Robert Morris on July 26, 1781. "You are sure to be censured by malevolent Criticks and...

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August 1, 2015

Global Corporate Art Collections as Reputation-Makers

Can art shape your reputation? I had not thought about it but after reading this piece in the Financial Times, it absolutely makes sense. According to the article, institutions are increasingly selecting art not just as decoration but as reputation-maker and creativity-inspirer.  The article talks about companies...

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July 31, 2015

Taming one’s inner incivility

I have been really bad about blogging. I was on vacation and then returned to a week of chaotic and intense report writing and analysis. I barely know what the weather was this past week but I have a reprieve right now and am excited...

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