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Paavo Nurmi Winning 5,000 Meter Race

Entertainment - 15 APRIL 2024

Critical Moment: Paris Olympics, 1924

With the 2024 Games returning to Paris this summer, we look back at the 1924 Paris Olympics.

On the set of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Technology, Media and Telecoms - 22 FEBRUARY 2024

AI's Rough Road

Public fears of the latest AI technology are going to get worse before they get better, says Brunswick’s Robert Moran. But they will get better.

Martin Luther King, Jr

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - 07 FEBRUARY 2024

MLK, Behind the Legend

In exposing his flaws, a new biography underscores his greatness.


Data and Analysis - 08 APRIL 2024

Will Data Help You Finish a Race?

Yes—but maybe not. It’s complicated. Scott Foster reports.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - 06 FEBRUARY 2024

Canceling Cancel Culture

Co-authors Kenji Yoshino and David Glasgow think people would be more eager to be allies in DEI conversations if they weren’t so afraid of saying the wrong thing.

The economist Dambisa Moyo in New York on Sept. 7, 2021. (Guerin Blask/The New York Times)

Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 FEBRUARY 2024

Dambisa Moyo

“The world we’ve been living in, where democratic, capitalistic states dominate, is a historical aberration,” says the global economist, author and board member. By Kevin Helliker.


Leadership - 18 JANUARY 2024

Chairman's Letter

This is not a temporary change, but a profound one. By Sir Alan Parker.


Geopolitical and Regulatory - 10 JANUARY 2024


The Iowa Caucus played a famously large role in the career of Patti Solis Doyle, a Brunswick Partner who is Head of the firm’s US Public Affairs practice.


Crisis - 08 JANUARY 2024

Hot Strike Summer

Was 2023 the beginning of a labor comeback? By Brunswick’s Robert Moran.


Energy and Resources - 03 JANUARY 2024

Christopher Guérin

The CEO of the global energy cable supplier Nexans sees his “no-growth” strategy emphasizing profit, people and environment as a model. He talks to Brunswick’s Guillaume Maujean and Benoit Grange.


Technology, Media and Telecoms - 02 JANUARY 2024

Tranformative Tech Leader

President and CEO Julie Iskow talks to Brunswick about Workiva’s reporting platform and the people-first approach that keeps the company among the top places to work. By Kai Goldynia and Carlton Wilkinson.


Employee Engagement - 14 DECEMBER 2023

Happy Hour

A panel of Brunswick experts discusses the rewards and risks of drinking with colleagues.

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Finance - 14 DECEMBER 2023

What's Keeping Finance CEOs Up at Night?

Few would know better than Tim Adams, President and CEO of the Institute of International Finance, whose members span 60 countries and include the most recognizable names in the industry. His answer: Technology.


Consumer Industries - 04 DECEMBER 2023

What's Eating Onsite Workers?

Food and socializing opportunities in the workplace are increasingly on the minds of employees as they return to the office, a Compass survey finds. By Brunswick’s Tim Danaher.


Technology, Media and Telecoms - 09 NOVEMBER 2023

Community Connoisseur

The alchemy of creating virtual communities has been at the heart of Amber Atherton’s career as an entrepreneur, investor and author. By Kirsty Cameron.

Saudi Women

Geopolitical and Regulatory - 09 NOVEMBER 2023

Women & Saudi Arabia

Female rights and opportunities may have been a long time coming in the Kingdom, but now they are coming at remarkable speed. By Youmna Naufal.


Crisis - 07 NOVEMBER 2023


Moody’s CEO Rob Fauber says that we’re living in a new era of risk. By Brunswick’s Craig Mullaney and Bill Pendergast.

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Leadership - 06 NOVEMBER 2023

Introduction: People Puzzle

A letter from the Editor.

Glamour Celebrates 2017 Women Of The Year Live Summit

Leadership - 07 NOVEMBER 2023

Katy George

When it comes to how, when and why we work, McKinsey’s Chief People Officer is the voice of the future. By Michael France and Noam Safier.


Consumer Industries - 26 SEPTEMBER 2023

The Making of Kontoor Brands

Under CEO Scott Baxter, innovation is driving the ascent of Lee and Wrangler. By Senior Partner Jayne Rosefield.


Healthcare and Life Sciences - 21 SEPTEMBER 2023

Prescription for a Healthy Planet

As the climate crisis deepens, Stanford Medicine is leveraging science and smart working practices to counter the threat to health. By Ben Hirschler and Jennifer Sukawaty.

Laxman Narasimhan, Starbucks CEO

Leadership - 21 SEPTEMBER 2023

Barista in Chief

Meet Laxman Narasimhan, father, husband, son—and now CEO of Starbucks. By Nikhil Deogun.


Arts and Creative - 14 SEPTEMBER 2023

The Cyberneticist

Genevieve Bell, founding Director of the Australian National University’s School of Cybernetics, talks to Brunswick’s Alice Gibb.


Data and Analysis - 12 SEPTEMBER 2023

What do the Pope, Bill Gates, Oprah and Lebron James Have in Common?

Brunswick Insight’s Zayd Mabruk reports.


Crisis - 07 SEPTEMBER 2023

Profiles in Courage, Mental Health Chapter

Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy and the fight for a national mental health movement.


Geopolitical and Regulatory - 05 SEPTEMBER 2023

Seeing China Clearly

Tao Wang, Chief China Economist for UBS Investment Bank, shares insights from her new book with Brunswick’s Andy Browne and Seth Faison.


Energy and Resources - 23 AUGUST 2023

The Sky is Not the Limit

Young entrepreneur Pawan Chandana left India’s state space agency to found his own rocket startup, a move that transformed the country’s space race. By Khozem Merchant and Sauradeep Chakraborty.


Healthcare and Life Sciences - 10 JULY 2023

Medical Superstar

At the intersection of technology, research and clinical care stands Verily’s Amy Abernethy. By Tanisha Carino and Jennifer Sukawaty.

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Consumer Industries - 05 JULY 2023

The Argument for Silence

Smart negotiators and leaders often say little, in favor of listening, says Dan Lyons, author of "The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut." He talks to Brunswick’s Kavi Reddy.


Consumer Industries - 15 MAY 2023

Love Letter from Oscar Munoz

A new book by the former United Airlines CEO pays tribute to the carrier’s workforce.

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Energy and Resources - 05 APRIL 2023

Daniel Yergin on Big Shovels, New Maps and Energy Transitions

After CERAWeek 2023—“the Super Bowl of Energy”—Brunswick caught up with the man at the heart of it.


Geopolitical and Regulatory - 30 MARCH 2023

Social Media and the British MP

UK lawmakers fear it, need it and know how to use it, our survey finds. By Bénédicte Earl.


Finance - 25 JANUARY 2023

Rock Star of Taxation

With the OECD from 2012 to 2022, Pascal Saint-Amans electrified tax policy discussions and crafted the global minimum corporate tax and other reforms that will have a profound effect on the global economy in coming years. Now a Brunswick Partner, he talks to Carlton Wilkinson.

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Industrials and Infrastructure - 06 FEBRUARY 2023

Suzy Welch

In her part-time role as a business school professor, the Brunswick Senior Advisor and bestselling author is playing matchmaker between MBA students and industry. It’s an opportunity, often overlooked by both sides, that deserves attention particularly in this moment of massive tech layoffs, she tells Brunswick Partner Mike France.


Industrials and Infrastructure - 23 FEBRUARY 2023

A Port Authority on the Great Untangling

What caused the logjam? What eased it? What’s the economic outlook? Insight from Gene Seroka, Chief of America’s busiest port. By Stephanie Heise.