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An Open Book with an Open Mind

April Gracz on Extroversion, Judgment, and Living by the Golden Rule

April Gracz will be the first person to tell you she’s an extrovert. “I can make a new best friend anywhere,” she says. “I’m an open book.” She’ll also be the first person to tell you that these traits have come in handy throughout her... |

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Another Data Point

The Filmmakers Behind "The Paper Tigers" Discuss Representation in Hollywood

Of the top one hundred films made since 2007, 4.8% of characters are of Asian descent. Seventy percent of television shows set in New York City have no recurring Asian or Pacific Islander characters. In the past eleven years, of the more than 1,200 top... |

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How to Manage Your Team's Performance

Leadership and Culture: Part 6

One of the biggest challenges managers face is dealing with performance issues when they arise. As a manager, your job is to help each one of your employees do their best work, but if someone is struggling, you might have to take more direct action.... |

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One Night at Studio 54

Murray Tanner Shares the Story of How He Opened New York’s Most Infamous Nightclub

“We did not walk to the club in our g-strings,” Murray Tanner clarifies. “Once we got to the club, we changed into them back stage.” After donning the silver thongs–and little else–Murray and seven other scantily clad men mounted... |

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Taming the Sabertooth

Performance Coach Tracey Grove Shares how to Become More Resilient in a Stressful World.

One-third of employees report feeling levels of stress that are unsustainable. Forty-two percent of people have left a job simply because it was too stressful. The effects of stress lead to trillions of dollars in lost productivity every year. These... |

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