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James daSilva

James daSilva is a senior editor who directs SmartBrief's leadership and management content, as well as newsletters for 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. Off the clock, he re-reviews The Onion's print issue from exactly 20 years ago in a free Sunday newsletter.

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Butterfly
Butterfly

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

Speech
Speech

In your next speech, consider how you can get your message across, to share your success, while still being humble and helpful.

Work
Work

Can't find skilled labor? What are you doing to train people?

Winners and losers
Winners and losers

Take a deep breath. You're probably not in a fight to the death.

SmartBrief
SmartBrief

Looking at our top blog posts of 2017 and what we can learn from them.

Karyn Schoenbart
Karyn Schoenbart

Karyn Schoenbart on the challenges of leading and motivating in difficult times, and how she communicates throughout the organization as a CEO.

Downturn
Downturn

Leaders aren't challenged by good times; it's how they react when things aren't going well.

Connections
Connections

Culture matters, and it still needs executive buy-in. But we’re too often thinking of “culture” as a singular instead of a plural.

Sheep
Sheep

You never finish becoming a better leader or person.

Eric Barker’s writing is based on the idea that “Here’s the best we’ve got right now.” His book aims to go beyond platitudes to help people find success.

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