Mind Your Business

A column about the evolving ways we think, act and work


Food Industry | Mind Your Business

Who gets to decide what we call a patty-shaped thing between buns? 

August 12
Communications | Mind Your Business
What do we owe the people who reach out to us?
July 13
Leadership | Mind Your Business
Are whistleblowers heroes or snitches?
November 21
Mind Your Business
How did we get so hooked on exclamation points?
January 14
Psychology | Mind Your Business
Why is it so convincing to repeat a claim again and again — even if it’s patently untrue?
August 12
Personal Data | Mind Your Business
Americans have been feeling very protective of our data lately. But what is it exactly that we’re trying to protect?
April 23
Free Speech | Mind Your Business
What happens when we censor our own words — and the ideas they represent?
March 04
Language Trends | Mind Your Business
Why is the word “embattled” popping up in headlines everywhere?
November 28
Book Excerpt | Mind Your Business
How nice is too nice? Read an excerpt from Jennie Latson's new book.
February 19
Book Excerpt | Mind Your Business
Great brands are built on something more than the bottom line. Read an excerpt from two Rice Business alumni.
February 04