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An Open Letter to Future Intel-Ohio Employees

Intel is poised to set up shop just a stone’s throw away from here. Along with its $20 billion semiconductor project will come at least 3,000 new Intel employees, some from here, but many from elsewhere.

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4/29/22

Our Surprising Common Ground

Despite extreme voices on the left and right, we may be closer together than we think. 

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3/17/22

In Praise of the Underdog

The underdog story is as American as apple pie — and football. A team like the Bengals stirs in ourselves the notion that we can overcome our most challenging obstacles, despite the odds.

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2/9/22

A Fearless Forecast for 2022

2022 figures to be a long year. So rather than making you wait the entire 12 months, we’ll tell you what’s going to happen now — in our Fearless Forecast for 2022. To learn how smart we were one year ago in predicting 2021, click here.

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12/20/21

2021 Fearless Forecast in Review

Last December, we made some bold predictions for 2021. Here’s how we did. To see our predictions for 2022, click here.

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12/20/21

Do You Believe in Science?

Science has transformed our world. It has led to better nutrition, made our water safer, improved sanitation and boosted the world’s food supply. But it’s critical that scientific leaders articulate clearly and honestly about what is known, what isn’t known, and how our actions can make our homes, communities and our world a safer place.

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12/1/21

There is No Such Thing as “Low-Stakes Communication”

We almost never hear leaders concerned with what we might call routine or low-stakes communication, at least not until it’s too late.

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11/5/21

ESG Initiatives Becoming Part of the Brand Story

Businesses are being rewarded for sustainability efforts, as are investors. Portfolios that include ESG investments seem to have greater long-term success than those that don’t.

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9/29/21

Now What?

As America reopens, several questions loom: How has COVID-19 changed us? Has it changed our culture and our companies? Will these changes be permanent? Are those changes for the better?

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7/30/21

Whatever You Call Them, Op-Eds Are an Opportunity to Lead

Thought leadership, of course, can take many forms, from e-blasts, to speaking engagements to social media posts. An op-ed, however, is an opportunity to add credibility by communicating through a respected third party.

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5/26/21