Change management

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

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