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 […]
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.
I’ve recently read a number of books that all point to a similiar theme. The Black Swan, The Drunkards Walk, The Paradox of Choice, Buyology and Mindless Eating all suggest that our decision […]
I recently had a long conversation with a dear friend about the nature of friendship on Friday that I feel compelled to write about. We now live our lives in a very […]
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 […]
Several months ago I made an effort to clear out my email in-box. It was stuffed full of unread e-newsletters, listserve notices, email from students, staff and faculty, the odd email from […]
Thinking is hard work. It has taken me a very long time to learn this lesson. I used to imagine an idea and voila, it was a complete thought. But over time, […]