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Colleen Sharen

Colleen is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Studies at a large university in Ontario. In her past, she was a marketing executive at several large consumer package goods companies.

Empathy

The Skinny Professor recently Twittered (is that a verb?) on a posting by Jason Calacanis about empathy and living life online. Calacanis’ premise is that online communication strips us of the ability to […]

Hope

I just finished reading Malcolm Gladwell’s new book Outliers. In it, Gladwell considers the factors that lead to personal success. The entire book is well worth the read, considering factors such as […]