Harvard Business Review editor + HBR IdeaCast host. New England native. The one who edits me is @bhcarmichael.

New law could confuse police misconduct with criminal offence

theguardian.com — In July 2013, Bijan Ebrahimi, a disabled refugee originally from Iran, was beaten to death and his body burned by "vigilante" neighbours in Bristol. His repeated calls for help from Avon and Somerset police in the hours leading up to his murder were ignored, as were his complaints of harassment from neighbours in the months before.

Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature

The Language of Sleep

newrepublic.com — Speaking of "z"s: ever wonder how the letter "z" in comics came to symbolize snoring? A 1903 comic strip, Katzenjammer Kids, may be the earliest instance of that shorthand, although the Oxford English Dictionary lists Henry Thoreau's 1852 line "the dry z-ing of the locust is heard" as the first use of "z"s to mean buzzing.
Dec 06, 2015

New Republic is now running advertisements disguised as essays, which it calls "custom content on behalf of brands." newrepublic.com/article/123476…

8 Ways Not to Manage Your Email (and 5 and a Half Tactics that Work)

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Nov 05, 2015

Managing email isn't (just) about managing technology - it's about managing relationships and time. hbr.org/2014/04/8-ways… #GPDF15

Female CEOs Find Stock-Based Pay Harder to Get, Easier to Lose

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Aug 28, 2015

Female CEOs get less in stock options and have more taken away if the company doesn't perform, by @skgreen hbr.org/2015/08/female…

Aug 29, 2015

RT @wfrick: Female CEOs get less in stock options and have more taken away if the company doesn't perform, by @skgreen hbr.org/2015/08/female…

Aug 31, 2015

Female CEOs Find Stock-Based Pay Harder to Get, Easier to Lose hbr.org/2015/08/female…

Sep 02, 2015

#Women execs get less than 1/3 of bonuses men get in boom times & in lean times they’re penalized twice as harshly. hbr.org/2015/08/female…

The Reason Smart People Sometimes Struggle with “Aha” Moments

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Research: For a Corporate Apology to Work, the CEO Should Look Sad

hbr.org — "Straight up, we made some mistakes," Whole Foods co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb said earlier this year in response to an overcharging scandal. "We weren't prepared for the crisis and we dropped the ball," wrote AirBnB CEO Brian Chesky in 2011, after a guest trashed a host's home.
Aug 25, 2015

If you need to apologize, at least have the decency to look sad. hbr.org/2015/08/resear…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @ferrazzi: Showing vulnerability is hard, but when apologizing it's necessary. Great article, @skgreen. bit.ly/1EzSO5e

The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies

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Aug 19, 2015

"keep overworking, and you’ll progressively work more stupidly on tasks that are increasingly meaningless." hbr.org/2015/08/the-re…

Aug 19, 2015

The Research is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies hbr.org/2015/08/the-re…

Aug 19, 2015

The Research is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies hbr.org/2015/08/the-re…

Aug 20, 2015

RT @HarvardBiz: The research is pretty clear: Long hours backfire for people and for companies s.hbr.org/1hMZPoU pic.twitter.com/kkYWAd3l4M

Aug 20, 2015

RT @HarvardBiz: The research is pretty clear: Long hours backfire for people and for companies s.hbr.org/1hMZPoU pic.twitter.com/kkYWAd3l4M

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Cheating at Harvard, and in the “Real World”

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Angelina Jolie's work to end warzone rape is worth millions

telegraph.co.uk — UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie meets Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon (EPA/UNHCR / Jason Tanner) Aiming to prevent abuse in the first place - whether rape in war or the sexual exploitation of girls in British towns - has to be the real goal.
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Feb 11, 2016

Research explains why we always think TSA agents are so mean. hbr.org/2016/02/how-po…

Feb 10, 2016

@umairh That is the appropriate response.

Feb 10, 2016

I will now attempt to eat a delicious red bolognese sauce while wearing a snow-white cashmere sweater.

Feb 08, 2016

ICYMI: @davidburkus on pay transparency. Really timely and important topic: youtube.com/watch?v=iNgB-j…

Feb 05, 2016

@NarbehMirzaei Thanks so much! And thanks for listening. :)


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