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How to Tell Your Boss You Don’t Want a Promotion

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 07:00

Not everyone wants the added stress and responsibility.

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Research Explores How “Fresh Starts” Affect Our Motivation at Work

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 06:05

They help low performers but hurt high performers.

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Theresa May, Woodrow Wilson, and the Perils of Negotiating Abroad Without Support at Home

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 09:51

One is a pragmatist, the other was an idealist — but their mistakes are similar.

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Improving Cybersecurity Means Taking More Care with What We Digitize

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 09:00

In some cases, it’ll be necessary to preserve analog solutions.

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McKinsey’s Three Horizons Model Defined Innovation for Years. Here’s Why It No Longer Applies.

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 08:00

It assumes that breakthrough innovations will take years to develop.

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Your Company Needs a Better Retention Plan for Working Parents

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 06:05

If your policies don’t accommodate their needs, they’ll go elsewhere.

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How Pharmacists Can Help Ensure That Patients Take Their Medicines

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 09:00

It shouldn’t be just on the patient.

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The Cost of Self-Driving Cars Will Be the Biggest Barrier to Their Adoption

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 08:00

The technology is coming, but it’s going to be expensive.

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The Backlash to Larry Fink’s Letter Shows How Far Business Has to Go on Social Responsibility

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 07:00

What his critics are missing.

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How to Unlock Your Team’s Creativity

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 06:05

Encourage a growth mindset.

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Taxing the Rich, and the “Woke” Advertising Trend

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 10:11

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate two of the dramatic and controversial tax ideas being proposed by Democrats (a 70% marginal income tax rate and a 2% wealth tax), before discussing the trend among brands like Gillette, Nike, and Pepsi to launch “woke” advertising campaigns. They also offer their After Hours picks for the week.

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What Will Software Look Like Once Anyone Can Create It?

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 09:00

A former YouTube executive on building apps without knowing how to code.

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The Art of Evidence-Based Medicine

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 08:00

A one-size-fits-all approach isn’t good for patients.

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The Two Ways for Startups and Corporations to Partner

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 07:00

And when each one makes sense.

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If You’re About to Take a New Job, Should You Consider Your Boss’s Counteroffer?

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 06:05

It’s usually — but not always — a bad idea.

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It’s Time to Stop Treating R&D as a Discretionary Expenditure

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 09:00

For digital companies, it’s an essential part of operations.

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Not Enough Companies Are Ready for Brexit, No Matter What Happens Next

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 08:19

The uncertainty is affecting every industry.

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Use Your Money to Buy Happier Time

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 07:30

Ashley Whillans, professor at Harvard Business School, researches time-money trade-offs. She argues more people would be happier if they spent more of their hard-earned money to buy themselves out of negative experiences. Her research shows that paying to outsource housework or to enjoy a shorter commute can have an outsized impact on happiness and relationships. Whillans is the author of the HBR article “Time for Happiness.”

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How Trade Secrets Hurt Innovation

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 07:00

They restrict employee mobility.

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To Improve Your Team, First Work on Yourself

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 06:05

Are you part of the problem?

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