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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.

These Are The 4 Emotional-Intelligence Job Skills You’ll Need In The Future

Lydia Dishman, Fast Company, August 30, 2017

All the data suggesting that coding is rapidly becoming an essential skill for any job–not just one in tech–only tells one side of the story. The other side indicates that soft skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, attention to detail, and writing proficiency top the list of what hiring managers find missing from job seekers' personal tool kits. But according to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report, one of the job skills that will make a candidate competitive in the job market of the future is emotional intelligence. [...read more]

What 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing Diversity

Stefanie K. Johnson, Harvard Business Review, August 29, 2017

The business case for diversity is clear. Diversity can boost innovation and employee engagement, and companies with greater gender and racial diversity financially outperform their peers. Yet progress within organizations has been slow. Based on evidence that diversity initiatives are more effective if they start at the top, this article's author interviewed 11 CEOs who have made a public commitment to diversity about how they are creating more diverse workforces. Subscription required for full access. [...read more]

The future of risk: New game, new rules

Deloitte, January 2017

The risk landscape is changing fast. Every day’s headlines bring new reminders that the future is on its way, and sometimes it feels like new risks and response strategies are around every corner. The outlines of new opportunities and new challenges for risk leaders — indeed, all organizational leaders — are already visible. So what should leaders prepare for? This report profiles 10 trends that have the potential to significantly alter the risk landscape for companies around the world and change how they respond to and manage risk. [...read more]

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

Laura Delizonna, Harvard Business Review, August 24, 2017

"There's no team without trust," says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant's massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won't be punished when you make a mistake. [...read more]

CyberSecurity Board Basics: Prep, Watch, React & Report

David A. Katz and Laura A. McIntosh, Directors & Boards, August 17, 2017

Recent global cyberattacks have rudely reminded corporate America that cybersecurity risk management must be at the top of the board of directors' corporate governance agenda. Companies have no choice but to prepare proactively, while directors must understand the nature of cybersecurity risk and prioritize its oversight. Preparation, monitoring, emergency response and disclosure are topics that boards should consider regularly to properly oversee cyber risk management. [...read more]

Women in the Fortune 500: 64 CEOs in half a century

Julia Carpenter, CNN Money, August 7, 2017

Just this June, Fortune Magazine announced a new milestone in its list of Fortune 500 female CEOs. The number of women CEOs listed had reached an all–time high: 32 in a single year. The percentage was still small — just 6.4% — but it had finally broken the 5% mark. With the departures of Avon's Sheri McCoy and Mondelez, Inc.'s Irene Rosenfeld, two female CEOs leading major companies, the number of women leading in the business world drops yet again. [...read more]

‘Digital Transformation’ Is a Misnomer

Gerald C. Kane, MIT Sloan Management Review, August 7, 2017

Digital transformation is not about technology. A key misconception about digital transformation is that it is something that companies choose to do with technology or is primarily about their implementation and use of technology. It isn't. Instead, digital transformation is about how technology changes the conditions under which business is done, in ways that change the expectations of customers, partners, and employees. [...read more]

The Neuroscience of Strategic Leadership

Jeffrey Schwartz, Josie Thomson, and Art Kleiner, Strategy+Business, Summer 2017

Neuroscientists and psychologists are beginning to learn what happens at moments of choice inside the human mind and the brain. If you understand these dynamics and how they affect you and those around you, you can set a course toward more effective patterns of thinking and action. You can replicate those beneficial patterns, at a larger scale, in your organization. Over time, this practice can help you take on a quality of strategic leadership: inspiring others, helping organizations transcend their limits, and navigating enterprises toward lofty, beneficial goals. [...read more]

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