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To Get Companies to Take Action on Social Issues, Emphasize Morals, Not the Business Case

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:33

Connect the cause to what the company stands for.

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Research: Women Are Winning More Scientific Prizes, But Men Still Win the Most Prestigious Ones

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00

According to a study of 628 awards given over five decades.

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How to Approach an Office Romance (and How Not To)

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:05

Many people meet their partners at work — but proceed carefully.

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Medicare for All, plus Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amazon HQ2, Marie Kondo, Toys, Spotify and Podcasting, and More

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:46

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate Medicare for All and ask whether the U.S. healthcare system is broken. They then offer quick takes on everything from Amazon’s latest HQ2 news, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s influence, Marie Kondo, the toy industry, Spotify’s aggressive push into podcasting, and more!

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Our Digital Lives Don’t Need to Make Us Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unwise

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:31

We have to take control of our daily habits.

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Research-Based Advice for Women Working in Male-Dominated Fields

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 08:00

The effects of gender bias can be both explicit and subtle.

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How to Orchestrate Change from the Bottom Up

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:00

A study of two U.S. hospitals.

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Research: Automation Affects High-Skill Workers More Often, but Low-Skill Workers More Deeply

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:05

According to a study of 36,000 Dutch firms.

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Why Tech Companies Hire So Many Economists

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:10

There are five areas where their expertise is indispensable.

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How to Cope With a Mid-Career Crisis

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:15

Kieran Setiya, a philosophy professor at MIT, says many people experience a mid-career crisis. Some have regrets about paths not taken or serious professional missteps; others feel a sense of boredom or futility in their ongoing streams of work. The answer isn’t always to find a new job or lobby for a promotion. Motivated by his own crisis, Setiya started looking for ways to cope and discovered several strategies that can help all of us shift our perspective on our careers and get out of the slump without jumping ship.

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3 Digital Strategies for Companies That Have Fallen Behind

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:00

There are ways to “borrow scale.”

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The Next Era of Globalization Will Be Shaped by Customers, Technology, and Value Chains

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 07:00

Countries that used to be sources of cheap labor have become lucrative markets.

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Why Highly Efficient Leaders Fail

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:05

If focusing on your to-do list means you aren’t focusing on your employees, that’s a problem.

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Is Your Digital Transformation Focused on the Wrong Strategy? - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:00

Sponsor content from Deloitte.

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Yes, Sustainability Can Be a Strategy

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:00

New research confirms that ESG can create competitive advantage.

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How to Train Someone to Translate Business Problems into Analytics Questions

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:00

They need to learn on the job.

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Research: When Gender Diversity Makes Firms More Productive

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 07:00

Based on a study of more than 1,000 companies in 35 countries.

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What to Do When You Realize You’ve Made a Mistake

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 06:05

And three steps for making things right.

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How Recruiters Can Stay Relevant in the Age of LinkedIn

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:00

Headhunters need to find new ways to create value.

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Neuroscience Is Going to Change How Businesses Understand Their Customers

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 08:00

IKEA has used it to make decisions about its business model.

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