Follow the Cash

For many years, bankruptcy rates of companies on the major stock exchanges were so low you could count them on one hand. Believe me, it wasn’t a sign that our business schools were getting better… or that our CEOs were getting smarter. Nor was it because of the...

More Mispronunciations

In an earlier installment of “The Language Perfectionist,” I presented a list of the most commonly mispronounced words, courtesy of Charles Harrington Elster, a leading expert on pronunciation. In that column, I pointed out that if you don’t pronounce words properly,...