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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.

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.

Hearsay Social Founder: It’s a Huge Mistake for CEOs to Leave Social Media to Millennials

Clara Shih, Fortune, May 16, 2016

To bring about wholesale business transformation, company leaders must personally own and drive Social Business strategy—including and starting with the CEO. This article's author shares three ways CEOs can do this. [...read more]

This Is How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation

Eric Barker, Barking Up The Wrong Tree, May 15, 2016

Chris Voss, former FBI lead international hostage negotiator and author of the book, "Never Split The Difference," shares some of the most counterintuitive — and effective — negotiation techniques you’ve never heard about. [...read more]

College Students Are Low on Credit — Tech Startups Want to Change That

Mary Wisniewski, American Banker, April 27, 2016

Students used to leave college with two artifacts of their first experiments with credit — free T-shirts and, for better or worse, a credit file. Today they are leaving without either. The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 severely narrowed the industry's ability to market or issue cards to anyone under the age of 21, causing banks and credit card companies to drastically reduced their peddling of credit products to college students. Following the financial crisis, credit to younger people is now being eyed by tech startups. [...read more]

Keeping Sanity in Your Twitter Feed

J.D. Biersdorfer, The New York Times, April 26, 2016

This article's author explains to those looking to reduce their annoyance levels when scanning their feeds, the difference between muting and blocking someone on Twitter. [...read more]

Half of women on boards like quotas but male colleagues say no - survey

Ellen Wulfhorst, Thompson Reuters Foundation News, April 21, 2016

Half of women sitting on corporate boards of directors around the world support quota systems to fix stubborn gender imbalances in the boardroom, but less than 10 percent of their male colleagues agree, said a study released this week by researchers from the Harvard Business School and the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation. [...read more]

10 questions dominating boardroom agendas for 2016

Women Corporate Directors, Directors & Boards, Q1 2016

This article shares the top ten questions directors are asking in their boardrooms so that they can be better prepared for what’s to come. [...read more]

6 Tips from a Harvard Linguist to Make You A Better Writer

Eric Barker, Motto, March 9, 2016

Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even science — behind writing well. This article's author talked to Steven Pinker, a cognitive scientist and linguist at Harvard, who shares six tips on how to be a better writer. [...read more]

People Can Finally Tweet Their Tech Problems Directly to Apple

Bryan Lufkin, Gizmodo, March 3, 2016

Apple launched a tech support Twitter account. And people are already taking Apple up on its offer in droves. In between the warm welcomes and suspicious lack of jerks, Apple users are taking the opportunity to dump all tech questions and photos of frayed charging cables—with thousands of new followers by the hour. [...read more]

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