Food for Thought:
- Telegraph – Is it still possible to get away with a heist? The Hatton Garden raid was meticulous in its planning, dazzling in its complexity – yet still the burglars were caught. In this interconnected age, is the Hollywood-style heist now a thing of the past?
- The Atlantic – Humanizing the Humanities. John Rassias and the art of teaching
- NYTimes – Older drivers hit the road for Uber and Lyft
- WSJ – The Secret of Immigrant Genius. Having your world turned upside down sparks creative thinking
- WSJ –The Democratic Crack-Up. While we are all mesmerized with the circus that is the Republican presidential race currently, there is an equally fascinating story unfolding on the left.
- Zagat – Why Are So Many Chefs Opening Restaurants in Nashville? – Credit DH
- WSJ – How to Feel Safe in Stocks When the Market Seems Dangerous
- WSJ – Blackstone Gains From Banks’ Financial-Crisis Pain. As banks retreat from businesses regulators deem risky, private-equity firms have entered the breach.
- WSJ – Startup Pays Cash to Buy Homes, Flip Them. OpenDoor’s approach appeals to sellers who need to move quickly
- WSJ – J.P. Morgan to Workaholics: Knock It Off. Part of initiatives to improve work-life balance
- WSJ – How Maersk Is Coping With the Trade Slump Welcome to the global game of chicken going on in container shipping.
- BizWeek – United Airlines’ Quest to Be Less Awful
- WSJ – Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? Yes, open offices cultivate camaraderie—among coworkers who all cringe as a colleague shouts at her soon-to-be ex-husband over the phone
- NYMag – How James Corden Got Adele to Do ‘Carpool Karaoke’
- WSJ – Dives of Distinction: Cocktail Culture Comes Down to Earth. The era of the overwrought cocktail is giving way to a more informal style of imbibing. Welcome to the age of the high-end dive.
- GSB – Earvin “Magic” Johnson: Understand Your Customers and Over-Deliver. The famous basketball player has built a more lucrative career in business – a refreshing and candid look from one of sporting’s greats.