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President Obama: “This is an attack not just on Paris, it’s an attack not just on the people of France, but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share.&…
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A large body of research suggests that working long hours, doesn't necessarily make companies more profitable, the Harvard Business Review reports. "For starters, it doesn’t seem to result in more ...
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Some of the most highly respected CEOs are the best at revealing their “noviceness” and opening themselves up to acquiring the emerging skills and knowledge most necessary to their success, accordi...
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Last week, Google announced the creation of Alphabet, the new parent company for which it secured the ingenious URL abc.xyz. The new structure separates Google's "bread and butter" businesses like ...
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The SEC’s new rule requiring companies to disclose the ratio of CEO pay to that of the median employee unleashed a flood of praise and criticism. The New York Times notes the rule goes into effect ...
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This Prezi knocks it out of the park with a clear structure that outlines all of the main topics and guides viewers through the presentation. It was picked as the Best Business Prezi of 2014. Learn…
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Every type of business, not to mention every type of manager, has a different set of vital statistics that really matter. For manufacturing people, it could be inventory turns, on-time delivery, an...
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The existing methods of assessing the relationship of risk and return in private equity are limited and often unsuitable for assessing or comparing risk across different fund managers and strategie...
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What’s the number one quality a leader, at any level, can’t live without? Intelligence? Charisma? The ability to see around corners? The possible answers are myriad. But above all, I would argue, i...
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Yale Insights notes the worst industrial accidents "turn into a sort of cultural shorthand that casts a lasting shadow over companies: Three-Mile Island, the Exxon Valdez, Rana Plaza, the Deepwater...
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What is lousy leadership? Here are a few of the most common ways leaders can get it wrong and too often do. The first and perhaps most frustrating way that some people blow leadership is by being k...
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Taegan D. Goddard is the founder of Political Wire, one of the earliest and most influential political web sites. Goddard spent more than a decade as managing director and chief operating officer of a prominent investment firm in New York City. Previously, he was a policy adviser to a U.S. Senator and Governor. Goddard is also co-author of You Won - Now What? (Scribner, 1998), a political management book hailed by prominent journalists and politicians from both parties. In addition, Goddard's essays on politics and public policy have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country, including the Washington Post, USA Today, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer and Christian Science Monitor. Goddard earned degrees from Vassar College and Harvard University. He lives in New York with his wife and three sons.
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  • Harvard University
    Public Policy, 1990 - 1992
  • Vassar College
    Economics, 1984 - 1988