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.

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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.

Communications and communication are both important parts of the workplace, but they aren't the same.

Supply chain
Supply chain

What intrigued SmartBrief supply chain readers during the year's first three months?

Bob Patel and Cal Dooley
Bob Patel and Cal Dooley

SmartBrief spoke March 22 with Cal Dooley, American Chemistry Council President and CEO, after a forum that brought together the chemical industry and other stakeholders in the Texas Gulf Coast region.

Oceans
Oceans

The American Chemistry Council's GlobalChem conference showcased how environmental groups and the plastics industry are working to keep plastics out of waterways.

ACC CEO Cal Dooley reiterated the importance of sound science and a risk-based approach in comments at the association's 2018 GlobalChem conference.

Butterfly
Butterfly

Next year is too late for wholesaler-distrbutors that don't make decisive changes in 2018, an MIT supply chain expert warns.