Volume 24, Number 3 April/May 2016


A new way to think “productively” Many years ago I was called into a staff meeting designed to generate “new and exciting” editorial ideas. The first pitch was from an eager young editor. It really wasn’t on target, and the editor in charge didn’t particularly care for it. He summarily dismissed the idea out of hand, with a tone so curt and condescending that it effectively ended the meeting then and there. No one else wanted to be humiliated in front of their peers. I was reminded of that management gaffe while reading Smarter, Faster, Better, by Charles Duhigg, a… [Read More]