Anne Libby

Anne Libby

Jan
29
Photo of an astronaut, on the moon, facing camera, others reflected in his visor

Warm take: when do you believe what you read?

I have questions.
3 min read
Dec
31
Hasta la vista, 2023: On Management #53

Hasta la vista, 2023: On Management #53

"...They say things are done for the majority/Don't believe half of what you see and none of what you hear..." Lou Reed, "Last Great American Whale"
12 min read
Nov
26
Two metal, coin operated binoculars, overlooking a canyon. River at the bottom, tree-lined ridges, greys and greens dominate.

Warm Take: up periscope

Am I seeing a pattern? Or, am I seeing my own experience, and inferring the world?
4 min read
Oct
29
Medieval stocks, in front of an English church. Old wood, on gravel, bricks of varying rust and grey, green grass and plants.

Warm Take: online learning

Today's expanded platform for public judgment is a feature, not a bug.
4 min read
Sep
04
Grey asphalt country road: evergreens, trees, grasses. Road sign:white background, black circle with a line through it

Warm Take: Just Saying No

"We wanted to be kind, helpful and available, even if doing so left us personally overwhelmed." - Amanda E. Cravens, Rebecca L. Nelson, A. R. Siders, Nicola Ulibarri
6 min read
Jul
31
Craggy wooden bench on dusty sand, with desert mountains in the background.  Sunny day, blue sky, low clouds

Summer Reading 2023: On Management #52

"Evil is rarely complicated. It’s just fucking bold." - S.A. Cosby
8 min read
Jun
19
Warm take: emotional contagion

Warm take: emotional contagion

"We are walking mood inductors." Sigal Barsade.
4 min read
May
29
Lots of tubes, screens and cords, as in a lab, greys black and whites with red and yellow accents

Warm Take: a story behind a story

"...like, part of the theatre of that story, or any story, is that it's in The New York Times..." Taffy Brodesser-Akner
8 min read
May
07
Shopping carts, grey asphalt foreground; background is white RV "swish" graphics, trees and setting (or rising) sun.

Warm Take: Rebrand This

Profiling Liz
4 min read
Apr
23
Colorful, sunny, display of citrus, melons, cucumbers, and more; in red, yellow, white and green crates and containers.

Potpourri: On Management #51

Good news, bad advice, and Big Mom Energy
6 min read