Change management

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5 questions to ask before adopting Peach (or any other social network)

A colleague texted me last month with a question that made doubt my early-adopter status. “Are you on Peach?” I was not. In fact, I didn’t even know what it was. But a quick Google search told me it was a new messaging app from the man who brought us Vine, the popular video-sharing network that Twitter acquired in … Read More
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Should your newsroom act more like a startup?

The news that Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes decided to sell The New Republic got me thinking about all of the established news organizations I've worked with in the past few years, and what all of them have in common: Like The New Republic, they're trying to become something else. Some are trying to become "digital-first." Or "audience-focused." Or "platform neutral." … Read More
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Managers, make 'we can be better' more than empty words

So today I’m thinking about Casey Stengel and Jesus. Why? Well, in my life, it’s the time of year for two really important six-week seasons: spring training and Lent. Both are times devoted to preparation. Both are opportunities for fresh starts. And both give those who take part a chance to make an important change — whether it be their … Read More