Here are a selection of tweets from May 2016 that you might have missed: How new CEOs can boost their odds of success via @McKinsey Give ‘Em Some Space (For Possibilities) by @Julie_WG Managers and Musicians: Leading By Being Present by @MarcellaBremer The 4 Dimensions of Trust by @JesseLynStoner Stop Trying to Grow Influence. Show More Summary
Aaron Copland's Symphony No.3. Crank it up.
A fascinating talk by historian Rick Atkinson. [One of the finest uses of statistics I've ever seen in a presentation.]
T he American Cemetery in Normandy
Civil War historian Shelby Foote is interviewed about his book on the Gettysburg campaign. [I could listen to Shelby Foote read the telephone book.]
Some tips on hiking The Grand Canyon. [The part about "You might not be rescued" is candid.] Hiking The Bright Angel Trail. Rim to rim in a mere four minutes. [A highly condensed version.] Hiking down to the Havasupai Falls. This area is far from the usual scenic parts of the Canyon. Permits are required. More info here.
An ode to political expediency: Theodore Bikel sings "The Vicar of Bray."
Here is the first part of a speech by journalist and author Bruce Bawer on Islam, multiculturalism, and Europe. You can find links to the subsequent portions near the YouTube video.
An evening with historian Niall Ferguson.
Everyone’s career journey is different, and it would be incredibly misleading to suggest that there is one skill that comes at the top of the list every time. But there is one trait does come pretty close: resiliency. The tenacity and...Show More Summary
I encourage you to watch this short video invitation to read an interview with Dr. Arnold Bakker, one of the foremost academic writers and researchers on engagement. Employee Engagement Zinger – Bakker from David Zinger on Vimeo. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert.
The trailer for "All The Way."
This piece first appeared at Jacobin. Bruce has worked construction for Verizon for nearly thirty years and he is on strike. Walking a picket outside a Verizon Wireless store, he explains why: “I love this job. It’s outdoors, you get dirty, you get to do things. You see that island over there, I can tell you where […]
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The trailers for: "Love and Friendship" "The Nice Guys" "The Last Days of Disco" "The Counterfeiters" "Interstellar"
I only recently heard of Couperin's work. Here is Michael Chapdelaine performing "Mysterious Barricades."
Back by popular demand: Guitarist John Williams with "Sakura Variations."
The three most common excuses.
By giving employees more voice.
The trailers for: "The Wrong Man" "The 39 Steps" "The Cat People"