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Dov Seidman

How the Gawkering of a Headline Ate a New York Times Story

Ed Sussman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Media
Ed Sussman

We've sadly arrived at a moment in journalism where the use of headline trickery to attract large, viral audiences has become so irresistible that it's even infected the Grey Lady.

Reputation Trends for 2014

Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross

As information increasingly dulls the senses and muddles our brains, and as transparency becomes the norm, building enduring reputations grows in importance.

Netflix, the Sequel: From Customer Revolt to Emmy Breakthrough

Dov Seidman | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Dov Seidman

Netflix is the toast of the town, and they rightly deserve to be congratulated not only for bringing joy to their nearly 30 million subscribers, but for impressing stalwarts from both the Street and the Valley.

Are You a Social Media Narcissist? Good and Bad Ways to Love Yourself Online

Dov Seidman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Dov Seidman

We've traded up from conspicuous consumption to conspicuous expression. Rather than buying more cashmere sweaters or luxury cars than our neighbors, people are actually buying social media followers!

Born or Made? Wrong Question. Relevant Leaders Are Increasingly Self-Made

Dov Seidman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business
Dov Seidman

"Self-making" requires tough work, and it requires that we undertake an ongoing journey. After all, if we don't self-make or re-make our leadership approach, we won't succeed, and many of us will be out of a job, supplanted by others who are more attuned to our new sources of advantage.

Will the Real Students Please Stand Up?

Nikhil Goyal | Posted 05.27.2012 | Teen
Nikhil Goyal

In the education reform conversation, we have heard from educators, parents, administrators, and policymakers, but we are missing the most authentic, indispensable voice -- the student.

Why I Don't Want the Recession to End Yet

Dov Seidman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dov Seidman

Now that there are signs of recovery, there's a part of me that doesn't want things to get too good too fast. We could use some more time to understand what went wrong with our economy.

Indonesia Tries Honesty Policy to Rebuild Trust

Dov Seidman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dov Seidman

Nordstrom has a great reputation for customer service because, among other things, the department store trusts people who bring their purchases back to the store and gives them refunds.

A Call for Reconnecting With Values

Dov Seidman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dov Seidman

The Church's social doctrine holds that authentically human social relationships of friendship, solidarity and reciprocity can also be conducted within economic activity.

When Money Doesn't Talk

Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Gunther

Here's one answer: Instead of motivating people or trying to coerce them, companies can inspire them.