Your meeting needs a bouncer and an unchill host (review of Priya Parker’s The Art of Gathering)

This review first ran in the March 23 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters By Priya Parker Riverhead Books $37 We’re gathered here today for reasons that aren’t entirely clear. We’re in the dark because our host organized the event on autopilot, leaning hard onContinue reading “Your meeting needs a bouncer and an unchill host (review of Priya Parker’s The Art of Gathering)”

Raising leadership standards = more women leaders (and fewer incompetent men) – REVIEW

This review ran in the March 9 edition of the Hamilton Spectator. Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Harvard Business Review Press $32.50 Your leadership search is down to two candidates. One candidate is fully competent, with 20-plus years of directly relevant experience. The other candidate’s full of confidence and rockedContinue reading “Raising leadership standards = more women leaders (and fewer incompetent men) – REVIEW”