Michelle Shimek

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Movie Review: Sundance winner Rich Hill takes a close look at impoverished Missouri youth

Once a year, on the anniversary of the country’s independence, a carnival rolls into the sleepy, impoverished town of Rich Hill, Missouri. Lights go …

Sundance

REVIEW: Get On Up Is a Loud, Proud and Oscar-Worthy James Brown Biopic

Even by the standards of early rock ‘n’ roll songs, the 1956 “Please, Please, Please” is primitive, in fact primal. It’s the “Hare Krishna” of sexual …

Jerry Lee Lewis

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Pictures of the Week 7.31.14