Month: January 2017

“Hidden Figures” as a Workplace Drama

The real Katherine Johnson of "Hidden Figures" at work in 1966. Photo courtesy of NASA.
If you were as wowed by the film and book Hidden Figures as I was, you probably want to read/see it again. Next time around, I plan to focus on the workplace aspect, which director Theodore Melfi brilliantly highlights in the movie. Amid a sea of white[...]
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History Quotes: Roman Empire Wisdom

Young Cicero Reading, 1464 fresco by Vincenzo Foppa, courtesy of Wikimedia/Wallace Collection
Reflections on history for January 20, 2017, reaching back to the ancient Romans: “To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors[...]
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Springsteen’s Work-Life Memoir

Bruce Springsteen’s memoir Born to Run brilliantly gets to the essential nature of many things: creativity, depression, New Jersey . . . and on top of that it’s a workplace memoir. C’mon, haven’t you dreamt of breaking out of cube life to become a performer? Great reading,[...]
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4 Ways to Find Great Pix for Your Corporate History

Does your organization lack strong visuals for certain eras? Good news: It is possible to spin something out of nothing. Here are suggestions with examples from CorporateHistory.net’s experience, all guaranteed to pep up your social media feed, About Us pages, timeline display, presentation Powerpoints or corporate history[...]
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