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Gender Equality Is Within Our Reach

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 18:06

We’ve never had a chance like this before. Here’s how we seize it.

Should New Grads Take Any Job or Wait for the Right One?

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 16:00

Look for opportunities that give you experience, credibility, or income.

What California’s New Gig Work Law Gets Wrong About Gig Work

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 15:05

And what we need instead.

The Case for Hiring Older Workers

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 18:15

Many companies consider age a competitive disadvantage. Here’s why they’re wrong.

The Missing Ingredient in Kraft Heinz’s Restructuring

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 18:00

As the company cut costs, its ability to innovate suffered.

Why Even New Grads Need to Reskill for the Future

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 17:00

Having a degree doesn’t mean you’re done learning.

How Being a Working Parent Changes as Children Grow Up

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 16:34

Supporting employees with children should be a long-term process.

Are You Developing Skills That Won’t Be Automated?

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 18:00

The jobs of the future will depend on emotion and context.

7 Lessons from the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s Fight for Equal Pay

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 17:11

Employees facing discrimination can follow their example.

Introducing Season 4

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 17:07

A sneak peak of the new season of Azeem Azhar’s Exponential View podcast. This is the show that bridges the gap between two cultures: technology & science on the one hand, and business & society on the other. Azeem’s conversations help you better understand how the tech revolution is changing our world. Season launch: Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Why New Leaders Should Make Decisions Slowly

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 16:00

Focus on the first year, not the first week.

How to Create an Online Community That People Will Pay For

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 15:05

And how to make sure it lasts.

How to Be Less Distracted at Work — and in Life

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 18:08

Nir Eyal, an expert on technology and psychology, says that we all need to learn to be less distracted into activities that don’t help us achieve what we want to each day. Unwelcome behaviors can range from social media scrolling and bingeing on YouTube videos to chatting with colleagues or answering non-urgent emails. To break these habits, we start by recognizing that it is often our own emotions, not our devices, that distract us. We must then recognize the difference between traction (values-aligned work or leisure) and distraction (not) and make time in our schedules for more of the former. Eyal also has tips for protecting ourselves from the external distractions that do come at us and tools to force us to focus on bigger-picture goals. He is the author of the book “Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.”

How Companies and Governments Can Advance Employee Education

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 18:00

Advice for organizers, speakers, and attendees.

What It Will Take to Improve Diversity at Conferences

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 16:00

Advice for organizers, speakers, and attendees.

The Top 20 Business Transformations of the Last Decade

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 16:00

Netflix, Adobe, and Amazon top the list.

What 1,000 CEOs Really Think About Climate Change and Inequality

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 15:05

The good, the bad, and the surprising from a new report.

What Will It Take to Solve the Student Loan Crisis?

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 18:00

Reform needs to come from outside of higher ed.

Understanding Hong Kong’s Turbulent Summer

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 17:08

What’s driving the protests and what it means for businesses.

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