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Is Your Company Ready for a Zero-Carbon Future?

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 15:05

Seven steps to prepare.

What Holds Back Corporate Social Innovators

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:00
<p>And how to support them.</p>

Your Vote Counts? How the Leadership Now Project Wants to Get Your Skin in the Game

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:41
<p>Leadership Now Project CEO and founder Daniella Ballou-Aares shares her organization&#8217;s mission, efforts, and success in ensuring a fair, principled, competitive, and representative U.S. democratic system.</p>

What Boards Can Do to Prepare for Crises

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 16:00

Lessons from the UK government and Schlumberger.

Fostering an Ethical Culture on Your Sales Team

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 15:05

Reward the right behavior and promote the right people, for starters.

Why Authentic Workplaces Are More Ethical

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 18:00

People behave better when they feel they can be themselves.

Surveillance Capitalism

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 17:24

“All digital infrastructure is used to shape human behavior in the direction that will be successful in the marketplace,” says Shoshana Zuboff, whose latest book, “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism,” is a primer for understanding how technology companies are shaping our economy and society.

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 17:10

It’s a wrap for Season 2, as Youngme, Felix, and Mihir head off on a summer hiatus. Note to listeners: After Hours will return for Season 3 in the fall.

Platforms and Blockchain Will Transform Logistics

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 17:00

Examples from Maersk, IBM, and TRIP.

How to Move from Self-Awareness to Self-Improvement

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 16:00

Choose productive behaviors over familiar ones.

Research: Actually, Consumers Do Buy Sustainable Products

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 15:05

Sustainability-marketed products are growing quickly in almost all CPG categories.

What Happens When We’re Reminded of Death at Work

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 21:13

Research shows engagement can increase — but so can anxiety.

The Public-Private Partnership That’s Working to Make New York City a Global Hub of Cybersecurity Talent - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM NYCEDC

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:37

Sponsor Content from the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

Can Khan Academy Scale to Educate Anyone, Anywhere?

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:15

Khan Academy is an online global education nonprofit launched by Sal Khan with the audacious mission to “provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” Harvard Business School professor Bill Sahlman discusses his case study of the company after Ginny Lee joins to help balance Khan’s aspirational vision with the short-term need for greater focus and prioritization.

6 Traits of Strong Family Businesses

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:00

Based on a three-year study.

Research: Investors Reward Companies That Talk Up Their Digital Initiatives

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:54

According to an analysis of annual reports.

The Surprising Benefits of Sponsoring Others at Work

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:30

Sylvia Ann Hewlett, an economist and the founder of the Center for Talent Innovation, has studied the difference between mentoring and sponsorship and what leaders have to gain from the latter. She says it’s important to seek out protégés who outperform, are exceptionally trustworthy, and, most importantly, offer skills, knowledge, and perspectives that differ from your own, so you can maximize the benefits for both parties. Hewlett brings real-world lessons from several successful pairings and tips on how to effectively launch and manage these long-term relationships. She’s the author of the book “The Sponsor Effect: How to Be a Better Leader by Investing in Others.”

When Your Job Is Your Identity, Professional Failure Hurts More

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:05

It’s one risk of conflating your role with your self-worth.

Sisterhood Is Trust

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 22:25

High-quality relationships with other women at work, and the productivity and creativity those connections bring, are built on trusting one another with our emotions. Two researchers share findings from their recent survey about emotional vulnerability in the workplace. Guests: Beth Livingston and Tina Opie. Our theme music is Matt Hill’s “City In Motion,” provided by Audio Network.

How to Be Resilient in the Face of Harsh Criticism

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:00

Four steps to recover and respond.

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