First 100 days are critical period for microbe exposure.
The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.
Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.
"Pretty Good, but could be Great"
It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.
Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. In this article, John Kotter outlines the eight largest errors that can doom these efforts.
"Misidentified on Amazon"
Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. Since its debut in 1922, the publication has been known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Science News is committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman will find interesting and easy to digest.
Science News is available in audio exclusively at Audible.
"Right level of detail"
Scientific American is the most well-known and most highly-respected science and technology monthly in the world. It plays a vital role in bringing scientific and technological achievement to the attention of the general public. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
"Interesting marred by poor narration"
Harvard Business Review's managerial wisdom and cutting-edge insights are must-reads in boardrooms and offices around the world. That's why Audible's exclusive audio edition is a must-hear! Each edition offers a great mix of full-length articles selected by Audible in close cooperation with HBR's editorial staff.
"Good summary of HBR wish it was unabridged"
Technology Review, the award winning magazine from MIT, is the only publication you need to keep up with what's happening in every area of emerging technology. Audible Technology Review incorporates key feature stories from the magazine and is published ten times each year. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
"In-depth and well-rounded"
Daniel Goleman, codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, writes about how great leaders have learned to focus their attention in three ways: on themselves, on others, and on the wider world.
"Goldman; Focus and Leaderhip"
In America, the name Forbes is synonymous with business magazine. Now the hard-hitting journalism that you have come to expect from Forbes is available in audio exclusively at audible.com. This unique offering brings you the best of every issue, from new investment opportunities, to trends in business and management, to smart ways to cut your taxes, protect your estate, and increase your wealth.
"A great Audible selection"
In this issue: "Why People Quit Their Jobs" by the Editors of Harvard Business Review; "Why Your Company Needs a Foreign Policy" by John Chipman; "How to Make the Other Side Play Fair" by Max H. Bazerman and Daniel Kahneman; and "Putting Products into Services" by Mohanbir Sawhney.
Instead of trying to predict "Black Swan" events such as coups or crises, forecasters should look at how political systems handle disorder. The best indicator of a country's future trajectory is not a lengthy past stability, but recent moderate volatility.
"Fine Taleb, but repeats some themes in other books"
Fast Company is a "workstyle" magazine, a new breed of business journalism that understands a powerful new truth: Work is personal. Fast Company connects with an authentic voice, inspires with a revolutionary style, and instructs with personal tools to serve as a manifesto for change. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
"Variety of Narrators &"
Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better. From the October 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.
"Everyone Should Read This!"
"Free Trade Loses Political Favor" is from the March 09, 2016 Politics section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Bob Davis and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"Trump Trashes NAFTA. But Unwinding It Would Come at a Huge Cost" is from the October 03, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Neil Irwin and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Michael E. Porter, the Bishop Lawrence University Professor at Harvard University, and Thomas H. Lee, chief medical officer at Press Ganey and the former network president of Partners HealthCare, write about why providers must lead the way in making value the overarching goal.
"The changing of the Landscape of healthcare"
In this issue: "Microsoft's Top Lawyer Becomes a Civil Rights Crusader" by Tom Simonite; "Bill Gates Doubles His Bet on Wiping Out Mosquitoes with Gene Editing" by Antonio Regalado; "Manufacturing Dopamine in the Brain with Gene Therapy" by Antonio Regalado; "China's Headlong Rush into an Ultra-expensive Cancer Therapy" by Yiting Sun; "Fetal Cells Offer Promise in Prenatal Testing" by Bonnie Rochman; "A Big Step Forward in the Quest for a Better Painkiller" by Adam Piore; "Life as an Entrepreneur in a Violent Mexico" by Adam Popescu.
The country will soon look very different. And the biggest contributor to that change is the ethnic diversification of the electorate.
The past year has highlighted many problems with the ways conservatives tend to approach the broader public - including Republican voters. A lot of these problems come down to two kinds of failure: On one hand are failures to take seriously some key public concerns, and on the other are failures to articulate some key conservative priorities. The combination has meant that conservatives have sold themselves short as sources of solutions to what ails America.
The sun is blazing, and Steelers Nation is restive. It may be that the tribe members gathered at the newly rechristened Hard Rock Stadium in Miami aren’t used to getting serious sunburns in October - or it may be that they just aren’t used to losing, at least not to a bunch of second-raters like the 1–4 Dolphins with their dopey Jimmy Buffett fight song and their just-this-side-of-Scores “cheerleaders” and their communal “HOO-AH!” after every first down.
In June, Jerry Falwell Jr., president of the largest Evangelical university in the world (Liberty University; total enrollment: 110,000-plus), took a grinning picture with Donald Trump, then the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, in the real-estate magnate’s Manhattan office. Behind them, clearly visible on the wall, was a much younger Trump, tuxedoed, smirking from the cover of a 1990 issue of Playboy.
Something funny is happening in Maine. For the first time ever, the state may split its electoral votes between the two major-party candidates.
This year’s presidential race may be wildly different from past races, but one of the verities of our era still holds: Republicans want to cut taxes and Democrats to raise them. On this issue, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running as mainstream representatives of their parties. The public should hope that Congress exercises a restraining influence on either one of them.
D. Keith Mano’s regular column, “The Gimlet Eye,” appeared in 1972. His mandate, described by WFB, was “to go about seeking strange and remarkable things.” This he did, for 17 years, writing a thousand words in every issue - two or three columns in a row, punctuated by a book review.
Depressed about large and momentous events beyond our control, perhaps we had best think of humbler matters in which, at least, the decisions are ours alone to make. If that’s your state of mind in the fall of 2016, I’ve got just the news story for you. A morality tale out of Ontario, Canada, it's known locally as the "thirsty pigs" case and presents choices that are, in their way, momentous enough.
The November 7, 2016 issue of National Review.
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The October 10, 2016 issue of National Review.