Category Archives: Wynton Marsalis

  1. “Super Competence” and the Death of Management

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    February 7, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    “It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after …
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  2. Gigging in Australia: Project-based Learning via Kickstarter

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    January 13, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    Full disclosure – my son, Emilio, launched (with my help) a Kickstarter campaign to raise money so he can participate …
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  3. Skills Shortage on the Global Stage

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    February 6, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    In one of my favorite Foreign Affairs articles, Secretary of State (former) Hilary Rodham Clinton sounds very much like the …
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  4. The Necessity of Global Swing

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    July 10, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    Swing is a matter of coordination – finding and sustaining equilibrium – a rhythmic flow. The recent G-20 meeting in Mexico …
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  5. Crowds, Chaos, & the Competitive Edge

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    June 16, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    “Facebook really helped people to communicate, but not to collaborate.” — liberal Egyptian friend of Thomas L. Friedman I’ve been …
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  6. The Inverted Front Line: Listening to Polyrhythms

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    May 8, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    Essentially Ellington is an annual international high school jazz band competition sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center. Members of the …
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  7. Elephant Sperm Banks — Good Idea for Business & for Jazz

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    April 20, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    “Inbreeding presents real problems… [and it] isn’t just a problem for captive elephants” – it’s a problem for businesses and …
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