It’s (Virtual) Trade Show Season

It’s (Virtual) Trade Show Season

What a difference a pandemic makes. It’s that time of year in which companies in all industries would be gearing up for trade show season. But this year’s festivities have been rudely interrupted by COVID-19, which means many shows are being cancelled or postponed....
Harvard Busybody Review

Harvard Busybody Review

Does anything lend itself to satire any better than Harvard Business Review (HBR)? I don’t think so, either. It’s almost as if the editors are trying to let us know HBR has become a parody of itself without coming out and telling us HBR has become a parody...
Mind, Blown

Mind, Blown

It’s the end of the world as we know it. No. I don’t mean the coronavirus. More of us will survive that than not. No. I don’t mean the economic nightmare caused by the coronavirus. While it will take time to recover, recover we will, along with many...
Coronaspeak

Coronaspeak

Because I value my cogntive capacities so highly — and because I recoil in morbid fear at the prospect of my brain being turned to oatmeal — I avoid local and network newscasts with the same fervent determination with which I avoid drinking myself into a coma while...
Virtual Attention Spans

Virtual Attention Spans

At some point before the coronavirus kicked in, two dudes submitted an article to Harvard Business Review (HBR) called, “How to Get People to Actually Participate in Virtual Meetings”. Because the editors at HBR have been practicing cognitive distancing...