The big applause issue

Drew McManus has scratched open a wound that will unfortunately never really heal I’m afraid: applauding during movements. He originally wrote an article for the Partial Observer, in which he explains how …

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The Story Factor

I have just finished Annette Simmons’ book The Story Factor. The book is a guide and sort of a how-to on influencing through storytelling. Although it was an easy and fairly short …

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History made

That’s it. An era ended last Saturday night. Daniel Barenboim’s final farewell concert ended with a 15-minute standing ovation. I saw musicians and audience members tear up during the ongoing applause in …

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