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Ben Zander

Ben Zander: Young Man In A Hurry

Michael Levin | Posted 12.07.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

At 78, Ben Zander is a young man in a hurry. The conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston Youth Philharmonic Orchestra has more ...

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? If You're a Kid, Call Ben Zander

Michael Levin | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

Ben Zander is raising a lot more than money. He's raising 127 young people to find out what they are capable of, with an instrument in their hands and with the even more powerful instrument that is their minds.

Who Really Builds Character in Teens? Would You Believe Mahler, Stravinsky, and Ravel?

Michael Levin | Posted 10.29.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

Conductor Benjamin Zander's father served in the German army on the Russian front in World War I. For spiritual sustenance, in the trenches, he would read scores of symphonies that he could hear in his head, even if he had never heard the piece before.

Certain Things Are Better in Person

Anne Zink | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Anne Zink

I am increasingly concerned that technology enablement is eroding our commitment to relationship building. We've forgotten how to make those face to face meetings worth the extra time and expense.

Leading in an Age of Decreased Face-to-Face Communication

George Bradt | Posted 11.17.2012 | Small Business
George Bradt

As we get deeper into the information and technology revolution, leaders do not have to be the one standing on the podium and the chairs are spread all over the world. More and more communication will not be face-to-face.