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The Two Big Reasons That Digital Transformations Fail

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 09:00

Results from a study of 1,350 companies.

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Adopting AI in Health Care Will Be Slow and Difficult

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 08:00

A few key obstacles and how to overcome them.

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Where Net Promoter Score Goes Wrong

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 07:00

A study tracked how well it corresponded with customer behavior.

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How to Manage the Emotional Roller Coaster of a Job Search

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 06:05

Five strategies for weathering the ups and downs.

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Leaving Comfort Zones

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 13:57

How do you feel when you have to do something new or difficult? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Andy Molinsky, a professor at Brandeis International Business School and the author of “Reach”. They talk through what to do when you’re terrified of giving presentations, big changes at work make you uneasy about the future, or your voice quakes when you deal with conflict.

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HBR Presents: The Anxious Achiever with Morra Aarons-Mele

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:22

On The Anxious Achiever, Morra Aarons-Mele explores the way anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues affect people at work – for better or worse. In this episode, she speaks with clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen and Arvind Rajan, the CEO of Cricket Health, about the tension between work and social anxiety.

“The Anxious Achiever with Morra Aarons-Mele” is part of HBR Presents, a new network of business podcasts curated by HBR editors. For our full lineup of shows, search “HBR” on your favorite podcast app or visit hbr.org/podcasts.

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Americans Are Having Fewer Kids. What Will That Mean for Higher Education?

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:00

As the number of prospective students declines, universities will have to adapt.

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The Problem with Accounting for Employees as Costs Instead of Assets

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 08:20

If we could better track the value of human capital, employees would be better off.

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5 Obstacles to Home-Based Health Care, and How to Overcome Them

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 08:00

From patient safety to lack of infrastructure.

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Exploring Your Health: Functional Medicine with Will Cole

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 07:24

Functional medicine addresses lifestyle factors, such as nutrition, diet, and stress, as root causes of more complex, serious diseases. It’s becoming more popular in the United States, as an adjunct to traditional models of medical care. Will Cole, a functional medicine practitioner and author of the new book The Inflammation Spectrum, shares how he applies a lifestyle-based approach to health problems. He also talks about JOMO (Joy of Missing Out), as his Instagram post on the topic went viral (with a little help from Brené Brown).

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If Women Don’t Apply to Your Company, This Is Probably Why

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 06:05

What signals does your recruitment process send to applicants?

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Climate Change Is Going to Transform Where and How We Build

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 09:34

Will we reinforce, rebuild, rebound, restrict, or retreat?

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Research: How Virtual Reality Can Help Train Surgeons

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 09:00

A UCLA study yielded promising results.

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Facebook’s Oversight Board Is Not Enough

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 08:12

The problems with the company are ingrained in its business model.

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Amazon Under Attack, and Household Financial Stress

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 08:11

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the problem of household financial stress. They also debate whether current criticisms of Amazon are justified.

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Bubbles, Golden Ages, and Tech Revolutions

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 08:03

Economist Carlota Perez joins Azeem Azhar to discuss the life cycle of technology revolutions and how they ultimately change every aspect of society. Perez is optimistic about the future — she explains how we can harness technology to foster green growth and global development.

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5 Simple Rules for Strategy Execution

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 06:05

The more you try to achieve, the less you’ll accomplish.

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Corporate Action on Climate Change Has to Include Lobbying

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:15

To solve the problem, we need government action.

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How to Have a Relationship and a Career

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:20

Jennifer Petriglieri, associate professor at INSEAD, studied more than 100 couples where both partners have big professional goals. She finds that being successful in your careers and your relationship involves planning, mapping, and ongoing communication. She also identifies different models for managing dual-career relationships and explains the traps that couples typically encounter. Petriglieri is the author of the book “Couples That Work: How Dual-Career Couples Can Thrive in Love and Work.”

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How Mayo Clinic Got Buy-In for a Plan to Reduce Hospital Stays

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 09:00

You can’t approach internal and external stakeholders the same way.

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