April 21, 2007
News & Opinion: links for 2007-04-21
- These tough critics are the "trauma surgeons of public relations," as Dezenhall puts it--the people whom companies call in when lawsuits, recalls, boycotts, federal investigations or just plain bad luck hits.
- All these books assert "truths" about different aspects of business...Few of these books, though, are truly great. They often contradict one another or, worse, themselves.
- The Last Tycoons does benefit from well-drawn profiles of many of Lazard's leading characters, particularly Michel David-Weill, the clever, imperious French billionaire whose family controlled the firm for four generations and who presided over it himself
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.