See below for an extensive selection of published works written by our founders:


Steven J. Thompson


Six Ways to Succeed as New LeaderWorld Economic Forum, Nov. '14
Getting Big Results from a Small Business UnitHarvard Business Review, Sept. '13
The Perils of Partnering in Developing MarketsHarvard Business Review, June '12
Medical tourism could improve quality, accessibility and safety of health care globally, Chicago Tribune, Mar. '12

LinkedIn Posts

Why Leaders Listen, Mar. '17
Beware of Twitchy Thinking, Mar. '17
When Focus Becomes a Bad Thing, Feb. '17
Has Globalization Become a Dirty Word? Not in Healthcare, Feb. '17
What You Don't Know About Your Organization, June '16
The Art of Breaking Apart the Overwhelming into the Manageable, Jan. '16
Why Healthcare Seems So Hard to Fix, Nov. '15
Fear Not the Ugly American, Sept. '15
Moving Customer Interactions Upstream, July '15
Five Traps Effective Leaders Avoid, June '15
Choosing Leadership Role Models, Aug. '15
How Leaders Shape Teams--and Vice Versa, Aug. '15
The Eight Ways Leaders Fumble Information, June '15
The New Meaning of Doing Business Locally, Apr. '15
Can a Business Relationship Become Too Personal?, Mar, '15
The Two Big Pitfalls of Strategic Planning, Feb. '15
How to Be Disruptive Without Being Corrosive, Jan. '15
New Leadership Role? Starting off Right, Nov. '14
Pulling Success Out of Setbacks, July '14
Why Time Is Relative for the Global Executive, July '14
How to Train Leaders, June '14
Is Profit Incompatible with Doing the Right Thing?, May '14
State of Health: Why a Global Approach Is Key to Solving Health Care’s Biggest Challenges, Mar. '14
Six Mistakes Leaders Make When Going Global, Jan. '14
Lies Data Tell Us, Jan. '14
For Leaders, Today is History, Jan. '14
Think About Taking Your Career International, Dec. '13
The Joy of Risk, Dec. '13
Boost Productivity and Cut Costs in One Fell Swoop, Nov. '13
My First Job: A Medical Technician Who Seized Unexpected Leadership Opportunities, Oct. '13
Why Inspiring Leaders Don't Sweat, Oct. '13
How I Hire: The 5 Tough Questions I Never Ask Candidates, Sept. '13
Why Bad Deals Could be Good Business, Aug. '13
The Seven Universal Hospital Boardroom Conversations, Aug. '13
What Inspires Me: Doing Something Unsafe, July '13
Why Leaders Avoid Virtual Meetings, July '13


David H. Freedman


Wrong: Why experts keep failing us–and how to know when not to trust them. 2010.
A Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder. 2008.
Corps Business: The 30 Management Principles of the U.S. Marines. 2001.
At Large: The Strange Case of the World’s Biggest Internet Invasion. 1998.
Brainmakers: How Scientists Are Moving Beyond Computers To Create a Rival to the Human Brain. 1995.


A Reality Check for IBM’s AI AmbitionsMIT Technology Review, June '17
IBM Watson's machine-learning system is overhyped, but it can still make medicine smarter.

How Your Suburb Can Make You Thinner, Politico, May '17
Inside the movement to engineer healthier lives for Americans by rethinking the places they live.

Can a Whole Town Lose Weight Together?Politico, Mar. '17
A report from a bold experiment in Michigan.

The War on Stupid PeopleThe Atlantic, Aug. '16
American society increasingly mistakes intelligence for human worth

Basic Income: A Sellout of the American DreamMIT Technology Review, June '16
Schemes for giving everyone a guaranteed income are not what they're cracked up to be

A Plan to Fix the Obesity CrisisScientific American, June '15
Science has identified four steps to losing weight that can improve the odds of success

The Startups Saving HealthcareInc. Magazine, Feb. '14
The ACA is fueling a hot new industry that uses mobile technology to curb health spending.

Why the Series A Crunch Might be a Good Thing, Inc. Magazine, Oct. '13
Thousands of start-ups will go under for lack of Series A funding. But is that a problem?

The Truth about Genetically Modified FoodScientific American, Sept. '13
A look into why the genetic modification of food has become such contentious issue

How Junk Food Can End ObesityThe Atlantic, Aug. '13
Cover story on how demonizing processed food may be dooming many to obesity and disease

Warped Sense of Time Heightens TemptationsScientific American, Mar. '13
Impulsivity arises from a tendency to want small imminent rewards more than big future benefits

Survival of the WrongestColumbia Journalism Review, Jan. '13
Personal-health journalism ignores the fundamental pitfalls baked into all scientific research

The Perfected SelfThe Atlantic, June '12
Cover story on modern applications of B. F. Skinner’s notorious theory of behavior modification

A Formula for Economic Calamity, Scientific American, Nov. '11
Despite the lessons of the 2008 collapse, Wall Street is betting our future on flimsy science

Why Economic Models Are Always WrongScientific American, Oct. '11
Why the most used financial-risk models are almost sure to get us in trouble

China Beckons for Green-Energy StartupsMIT Technology Review, Sept. '11
Boston Power’s move reflects China’s willingness to provide strategic incentives for certain industries

The Triumph of New-Age MedicineThe Atlantic, July '11
Western medicine is embracing alternative medicine, kind of

How to Fix the Obesity CrisisScientific American, Feb. '11
The key to successful weigh control may lie outside of purely metabolic processes

Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical ScienceThe Atlantic, Nov. '10
The quest of one scientist to expose the bad science of his peers

Brain ControlMIT Technology Review, Oct. '10
Ed Boyden is learning how to alter behavior by using light to turn neurons on and off.

The Gene Bubble: Why We Still Aren’t Disease-FreeFast Company, Nov. '09
We may have sequenced the human genome, but gene-specific drugs are still science fiction

The Perils of Order, Newsweek (International Edition), Mar. 5, ’07
What goes wrong when the leaders of nations try to neaten up the world

Mitchell Baker and the Firefox ParadoxInc. Magazine, Feb. ’07
How Mozilla is rewriting the rules of management

The Future of AdvertisingInc. Magazine, Aug. ’05
The coming explosion in intelligent advertising

Why Privacy Won’t MatterNewsweek (International Edition), Apr. 3, ’06
Cover story on why you’ll let Google, Yahoo and other companies track you

Relax. Let Your Guard DownInc. Magazine, Aug. ’06
The benefits of not patenting things

Chasing Cancer, Newsweek (International Edition), Sep. 19, ’06
A new approach to cancer research

The Silicon Guinea PigTechnology Review, June ’04
Can silicon microchips mimic living organisms?

The Virtual HeartTechnology Review, Mar. ’04
The software heart that could save your life

Reinventing the MouseNewsweek, Jul. 7, ’03 (Domestic and International editions)
The role of genetically engineered mice in drug research