Anne Libby On Management

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Nov
07
Peanuts cartoon gif:  Lucy, pulling the football away from Charlie Brown

Warm Take: Reading and Believing. November 8, 2021

Is The Discourse making you a better manager?
4 min read
Oct
24
Long shadows of 4 people, reflected on a tree-lined-gravel country road

Warm Take: Shadow Values. October 24, 2021

Are shadow values about how power works in an organization?
2 min read
Oct
10
Photo of a 1950s station wagon, from Beacon NY public school, bearing Student Driver placard

Warm Take: Advice. October 10, 2021

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Oct
03
Elementary school children on stage for a talent show.

Talent, part 1. October 3, 2021

4 min read
Sep
19
4 women winter hiking in Maine, amidst snow and evergreens

Warm Take: The Heroine's Journey Goes Mainstream (Media). September 19, 2021

For Theranos, how about more focus on the allegedly criminal acts at hand, and less on Holmes’ mystical power over powerful older men?
4 min read
Sep
09
Photo of hotel in daylight, neon sign "California Hotel," noirish vibe.

You can check out any time you like

Subscribers to On Management know that I send emails on Sundays, once or twice a month. Every couple of months,
7 min read
Jul
25
Screenshot of my "job as a service" grid

Warm Take: Performance of Care. July 25, 2021

HBO’s Generation Kill was about a bunch of US Marines in Iraq during the war. I don't remember much about it, including why I watched; maybe via a recommendation from a Marine in my life?
4 min read
Jul
11
David Solomon, a DJ who is also a CEO, at the mixing board.

Warm Take: Presence. July 11, 2021

The “return to the office” media narrative is strong on personalities.  Like the remote-work-hating CEO who is also a DJ,
2 min read
Jun
27
A variety of books on a bookshelf

Summer Reading 2021: On Management #47

On Management's About page disappeared from the internet when I changed newsletter services. This gave me the opportunity to consider
6 min read
Jun
13
Christian Bale/American Psycho business card scene. "Impressive. Very nice."

Warm Take: I Don't Care if Your Boss is a Psychopath. June 13, 2021

They’re smarter than we are. They move seamlessly through the world, possibly not subject to rules of space-time that
5 min read