April 19, 2021

I believe in science… Except that I also believe animals are compassionate,…

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April 12, 2021

“No”. Period. The end. No explanation or apology necessary. Whether it is…

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April 5, 2021

Boards of Directors in higher education are often populated with many generous…

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March 29, 2021

I think there should be a government-backed program of 1-2 years of…

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March 22, 2021

I was over-the-top excited when a full-page ad for the Marshall Plan…

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March 15, 2021

My dear colleague and friend Josh Freeman once taught me his Two…

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September 17, 2012

No-Spin Zone and Usher’s New Look Foundation

The “no-spin zone.” At first, it sounded like a football term to…

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September 7, 2012

The Pat Tillman Cover-Up and Collateral Damage

“It is almost always the cover-up rather than the event that causes…

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August 27, 2012

Popularism and Shared Truth

My summer reading has not only included mystery and thriller best sellers.…

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August 8, 2012

Johnson & Johnson: Being Forthright in Times of Crisis

As I write Uncommon Candor and share examples of candor in organizations,…

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August 1, 2012

The Olympics – Tell It To Me Straight

As I watch the London Olympics TV coverage nightly until 2:00 am,…

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July 24, 2012

Actor Glenn Close Goes Candid

I am always surprised by the new insights I receive from the…

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July 23, 2012

“Just the facts, ma’am”The Uncommon Candor Blog Launch

In this age of reinvention, it is time to speak about candor.…