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Must Reads

There is so much to read, so much to know, so many sources to follow. And the volume of news and information just keeps growing exponentially. How to keep up? Even more, how to rediscover the serendipity of learning something new and interesting for its own sake?

Here, for your enjoyment and interest, are the articles Temin and Company considers "must reads." They are primarily on the topics of reputation and crisis management, the media, leadership and strategy, perception and psychology, self-presentation, science, girls and women, organizational behavior and other articles of interest.

They are listed below with the most recent articles first, and to the side, by category.

We hope you enjoy them and would appreciate your comments. And whenever you have any favorite articles for us to add, please let us know so that we might include them for other readers to enjoy.

The new Bloomberg Media

Joe Pompeo, Capital, July 2, 2014

This article's author outlines some of the initiatives that Bloomberg Media Group's Chief Executive Justin Smith has planned, such as a suite of 'digital-led multiplatform brands,' to reinvent the group. [ more]

JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon Has Throat Cancer That He Calls ‘Curable’

Jessica Silver-Greenberg, The New York Times, July 1, 2014

Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, announced in a note to the bank's employees and shareholders that has throat cancer and will begin treatment shortly, and emphasized that he would remain immersed in the day-to-day operations of the bank. [ more]

The Problem with Being Too Nice

Michael Fertik, HBR Blog Network, April 7, 2014

Leaders are placed under a tremendous amount of pressure to be relatable, human and ... nice. But being too nice can be lazy, inefficient, irresponsible, and harmful to individuals and the organization, according to this article's author. [ more]

How to Rewire Your Brain for Success

Geoffrey James, Inc., May 19, 2014

The latest neuroscience suggests you can literally "edit" your memory. This article explains what this big breakthrough means for you. [ more]

Director of National Intelligence Publishes First Transparency Report on Surveillance

Alice Truong, Fast Company, June 27, 2014

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has declassified and published a transparency report regarding the use of national security authorities in 2013, including surveillance orders, national security letters, and summoning of business records. [ more]

High-Trust Culture #6: Don’t Keep People In The Dark

Joel Peterson, LinkedIn, February 22, 2014

Most of us have worked for organizations where the communication is less than perfect. We may know what's going on in our group or department, but when it comes to the company's broader goals, we're in the dark. The antidote to this trust-killing lack of information is, of course, communication – and lots of it. Leaders must be determined to share the facts with everyone – simply, persuasively and thoroughly. [ more]

Google Starts Removing Search Results Under Europe's 'Right to be Forgotten'

Sam Schechner, The Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2014

Google Inc. started removing results from its search engine under Europe's new "right to be forgotten," implementing a landmark May ruling by the European Union's top court that gives individuals the right to request removal of results that turn up in Internet searches for their own names. [ more]

You Can Read This World Cup Story at Work. Your Boss Said It's OK

Eben Novy-Williams, Mason Levinson and Jacob Barach, Bloomberg, June 25, 2014

Every four years during the world's most-watched sporting event - the World Cup - when games often air live during business hours, ratings records fall and social media influence rises causing U.S. companies to take new approaches to the prospect of employees keeping at least one eye glued to the games. [ more]

Egypt court sentences Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera, June 23, 2014

Two Al Jazeera English journalists have been sentenced to seven years in jail and one to 10 years by an Egyptian court on charges including aiding the Muslim Brotherhood and reporting false news. [ more]

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