James daSilva

James daSilva is a senior editor in charge of SmartBrief's leadership and management content, as well as newsletters for entrepreneurs, HR executives, wholesale-distributors and manufacturers. Before joining SmartBrief, he was copy desk chief at a daily newspaper in New York. You can find him on Twitter sharing leadership and management insights @SBLeaders and @james_dasilva.

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What is it for?
What is it for?

The question "What is it for?" can help illuminate the purpose of what we're doing, thinking or saying.

From Gutenberg to Google
From Gutenberg to Google

Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler argues in a new book that we’re on the cusp of the “third era of network-driven change," following the world-altering disruptions caused by the printing press and the railroad and telegraph.

Digital
Digital

What does true digital transformation look like? Valin offers an example.

Habits and resolutions
Habits and resolutions

How can we build better habits and create the change we want to see?

SmartBrief
SmartBrief

A year-end look at our top blog posts of 2018 and what we can learn from them.

Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper knows he's a star and the man responsible for the latest "A Star Is Born." But he also knows the spotlight belongs to many.

Daniel H. Pink: "When"
Daniel H. Pink: "When"

Daniel Pink offers advice on thinking about decisions better, especially about when we do what things.

Intelligent city framework
Intelligent city framework

Big cities aren't the only local governments that can successfully adopt "smart" technology, argues ICMA's chief technology and innovation officer.

GE
GE

General Electric has historically been a bellwether for how work is done in the US. It's time to look elsewhere.

Drew Dudley
Drew Dudley

Leadership is too exclusive and narrow. We need to do the hard work of opening its possibilities beyond just the privileged, Drew Dudley says.