Executive Perspectives

What’s In a Name?

In one of the most iconic self-help books of all time, How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie outlines several strategies to earn favor from others. Among them is recognizing that a person’s name is, to that person, the sweetest sound in any language. I’ll posit a reason: Your name is your first …

Executive Perspectives

Risky Business: Miscalculating Cyber Threats

Human beings are an amazingly resilient species. I’m not speaking merely of our collective abilities in building and growing productive civilizations the world over. I’m referring to a much more important, even if less understood, characteristic—that of our ability to deceive ourselves. I realize that statement is loaded with controversy, if not confusion, so allow …