Michael Perino wrote a biography of the great financial reformers after the Crash of 1929, Ferdinand Pecora. We looked at the impact of that reform—both positive and negative—as we evaluated how the current efforts at reform pale in significance.

Erika Andersen, author of Being Strategic: Plan for Success; Out-Think Your Competitors; Stay Ahead of Change gives her 5-step plan for thinking more strategically at work, at home and elsewhere.