Whether it's a faulty memory, a tendency to multitask, or difficulty managing our time, every one of us has limitations conspiring to keep us from being organized. But, as organizational guru and former Google CIO Douglas C. Merrill points out, it isn't our fault. Our brains simply aren't designed to deal with the pressures and competing demands on our attention in today's fast-paced, information-saturated, digital world. But it doesn't have to be this way.
In 2000, Douglas A. Martin burst onto the American literary scene with his sexy debut novel, Outline of My Lover. Following up with three more books, including Branwell, a novel of the Bront brother, Martin has established himself as an acclaimed and distinctive American writer of the new century. His semi-autobiographical novel Once You Go Back is about growing up in a strained working-class household transplanted to the South.
"Phyllis Schlafly, Conservative Leader and Foe of ERA, Dies at 92" is from the September 5, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Douglas Martin and narrated by Caroline Miller.
In the fall of 2008, fifteen of the world's leading economists--representing the broadest spectrum of economic opinion--gathered at New Hampshire's Squam Lake. Their goal: the mapping of a long-term plan for financial regulation reform.The Squam Lake Report distills the wealth of insights from the ongoing collaboration that began at these meetings and provides a revelatory, unified, and coherent voice for fixing our troubled and damaged financial markets.
The June 2007 HBR begins with "If You Love Your Information, Set It Free" by David Weinberger which explains why you should embrace information aggregation. Then, in this month's cover story, Roger Martin says it's not enough to mimic the actions of great leaders - you need to really figure out how they think. Jonathan Zittrain says there's a way to keep the Internet safe without entirely sapping it of creative potential. Then learn how to develop a broader talent base in your company.