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.
Neil Patel, Quicksprout, September 17, 2012
This article takes a step-by-step approach to leveraging each of the five changes that Google made to SEO. [...read more]
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, HBR Blog Network, November 20, 2012
In turbulent times, it’s hard enough to deal with external problems. This article lists five "what-not-to-do" behaviors that can make any situation worse. [...read more]
Stanford Graduate School of Business, June 5, 2013
Strong, prepared content is key to a successful presentation, but a speaker must also be able to engage with a live audience. This article shares seven acting and improv techniques that can make you a more effective and authentic communicator. [...read more]
Dan Lyons, Hubspot, November 14, 2013
With over 4 million views since it posted on November 13th, this successful Google ad uses storytelling in order to market their product in a way that feels "true to life," and yet keeps their brand "front and center," according to this article's author. [...read more]
Estelle Metayer, Competia, March 20, 2013
As industries become increasingly complex and global competition mounts, it is more critical than ever that boards know how to steer their company well. This article seeks to help you understand the nature of blindspots, why boards miss them, and what can be done to avoid them. [...read more]
Jason Nazar, Business Insider, November 7, 2013
There are a handful of mistakes that have gone down in history as the most devastating lapses in business judgment of all time. These blunders cost millions (or billions) in missed revenue and allowed competitors to gain an advantage by seizing the opportunity. This article shares the "worst of the worst." [...read more]