Category: Executive Memoirs

In the Time of Covid: Holy Name’s History in the Making (Q&A)

A gripping piece of narrative nonfiction, "In the Time of Covid" is organizational history in the making.
Organizational histories can take the form of history in the making. Such is the case with In the Time of Covid, available in print and ebook formats at https://amzn.to/2KnN1Jj. It highlights how Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ, navigated in the epicenter of the first wave[...]
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10 Usefully Quirky Interview Questions

These ten business history interview questions – slightly offbeat, always evocative – have been used by CorporateHistory.net with great results in developing executive memoirs, business anniversary projects, and speeches. We ask these Qs only after covering the 16 basic interview questions we blogged about last month. Can[...]
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War Paint: B’way musical as corporate history

"War Paint" curtain scrim as viewed from mezzanine at New York's Nederlander Theater. Photo by Marian Calabro (c) 2017.
I admire great Broadway musicals and good corporate histories equally, so “War Paint” was a must-see. Alas, in the words of novelist Janet Burroway, “Only trouble is interesting.” And there’s not nearly enough trouble, conflict, or call it what you will in this twin biography of cosmetics[...]
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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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