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Superstar Firms Are Running Away with the Global Economy

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 19:00

In two new studies, researchers find signs of a weakening competitive environment worldwide.

How to Design Product Pages that Increase Online Sales

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 18:00

Research shows a single design element can increase purchase intention up to 10%.

From Part-Time Entrepreneurship to Career Change with Cathy Heller

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:00

Podcast host, author, and business coach Cathy Heller discusses her own journey from identifying her passions to taking the action to transform those ventures into a successful career change.

The Ethical Dilemma at the Heart of Big Tech Companies

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:00

Doing the right thing can be hard when it’s bad for business.

Motivating Employees

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 16:15

Has your team checked out? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Richard Boyatzis, a management professor at Case Western Reserve University and coauthor of the book “Helping People Change.” They talk through what to do when a colleague wants the status of a prominent role but doesn’t want to do the work, employees are leaving the company at a high rate, or your subordinate resists doing any additional work.

Do Lawsuits Improve Gender and Racial Equality at Work?

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 16:00

What an analysis of 171 high-profile lawsuits found.

Why Withholding Information at Work Won’t Give You an Advantage

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 15:05

Research reveals that it may even backfire.

3 Myths About Machine Learning in Health Care

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 18:00

The technology has a lot of potential — but it isn’t magic.

Do You Give Employees a Reason to Feel Proud of What They Do?

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:02

There’s a connection between pride and performance.

Companies Need to Do More for Employees and Customers with Disabilities

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:00

Accessibility makes products better for everyone.

Technology and the New World of Work

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 16:52

The reinvention of craftsmanship started in Silicon Valley, and it’s spreading and reshaping the rules of work. This is the thesis of Laetitia Vitaud’s latest book, “Du labeur à l’ouvrage (From Labor to Work, which explores how technology is unbundling the Fordist compact between corporation and worker and forcing a new employment paradigm for the digital age.

Biggest Money Mistakes People Make, and the Rise of the Micro-Influencer

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 16:51

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the biggest money mistakes people make when managing their personal finances. They also discuss the rise of the social media “micro-influencer.”

Why Is Every Streaming Service Using the Same Pricing Model?

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 22:43

As consumers get more options, creative pricing could be a differentiator.

How AI in the Exam Room Could Reduce Physician Burnout

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 21:00

It can cut down on paperwork and give doctors more time with patients.

When Algorithms Decide Whose Voice Will Be Heard

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 18:00

As AI’s reach grows, the stakes will only get higher.

Why Employees Need Both Recognition and Appreciation

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 17:00

One is about what people do; the other is about who they are.

The Transformer’s Dilemma

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:36

Interviews with top executives reveal how to manage a new digital business alongside your core offering.

Why Hiring Is a Lot Like Picking Stocks

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:36

Think about how to build a portfolio of high-value employees.

Why “Connector” Managers Build Better Talent

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:15

Sari Wilde, a managing vice president at Gartner, studied 5,000 managers and identified four different types of leaders. The surprising result is that the “always on” manager is less effective at developing employees, even though many companies encourage supervisors to give constant feedback. Instead, the “connector” manager is the most effective, because they facilitate productive interactions across the organization. Wilde explains what the best connector managers do, how to be one, and how to work for one. With Jaime Roca, Wilde wrote the book “The Connector Manager: Why Some Leaders Build Exceptional Talent — and Others Don’t.”

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