In the Upper Midwest, a sure sign of spring and fall is when geese fly overhead, often honking loudly. I recently discovered the reason. Turns out that Professor Margaret Kuhn’s research revealed that in order to fly long distances, geese rotate their leaders, and they only pick the ones that can handle turbulence. The other birds honk, not from discomfort, but to encourage their… Read more »
Harvard Business School surveyed 600 CEOs recently and asked them what keeps them awake at night during this global pandemic. The results found that almost every aspect of doing business must be completely rethought for both short-term survival and long-term success. The issues cited fall into three main categories: 1. Continuous learning and integrating new information. 2. Making complex decisions and plans quickly and… Read more »
Mackay’s Moral: Sticks and stones can break your bones, but words can come back to haunt you.