Bear Stearns and the Great Recession: What a Difference a Decade Makes

A decade ago this week, Bear Stearns failed, a harbinger of what came to be known as the Great Recession — the worst global economic calamity to hit since the Great Depression of the 1930s. As we know now, the crisis was a long time in the making, and there were plenty of factors fueling… Read More

Hold On to Who You Are

I have been described in many ways throughout my career: cold, remote, too direct, difficult, demanding of those I manage (is that a bad thing?). I was even admonished once in a written annual review “that I only wanted to work with smart people”. And, of course, there have been many positive accolades as well.… Read More