Business

Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Thu, Dec 12, 2019
Source: Wall Street Journal
Esther Duflo, an MIT economist, won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for her experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. Duflo's early life working at a non-governmental organization in Madagascar and volunteering in soup kitchens in her native France inspired her to study economics and research the root causes [...]
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
Pauline Brown, former chairman of North America for the luxury goods company LVMH, argues that in additional to traditional and emotional intelligence, great leaders also need to develop what she calls aesthetic intelligence. This means knowing what good taste is and thinking about how your services and products stimulate all [...]
Tue, Nov 19, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
Steven Rogelberg, a professor at UNC Charlotte, has spent decades researching workplace meetings and reports that many of them are a waste of time. Why? Because the vast majority of managers aren't trained in or reviewed on effective meeting management. He explains how leaders can improve meetings -- for example, [...]
Tue, Nov 05, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
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 [...]
Thu, Oct 17, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
Melinda Gates, cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and founder of Pivotal Ventures, is committing $1 billion over the next ten years to advance gender equality. She says evidence shows it's the best way to drive economic development in nations and performance in companies. She shares her own [...]
Fri, Oct 04, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
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 [...]
Tue, Sep 24, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, explains how the U.S. economy is growing and actually using less and less stuff to do so. Thanks to new technologies, many advanced economies are reducing their use of timber, metals, fertilizer, and other resources. McAfee says this dematerialization [...]
Tue, Sep 17, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
Richard Boyatzis, professor at Case Western Reserve University, says that every professional can benefit from having a coach — and serving as one for someone else. He says that a coaching relationship moves beyond mentoring or sponsoring in that it focuses on long-term values and aspirations. The best coaches encourage [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
Oliver Hart, Nobel-winning Harvard economist, and Kate Vitasek, faculty at the University of Tennessee, argue that many business contracts are imperfect, no matter how bulletproof you try to make them. Especially in complicated relationships such as outsourcing, one side ends up feeling like they're getting a bad deal, and it [...]
Tue, Sep 03, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review
Julie Zhuo, Facebook's VP of product design, started at the company as its first intern and became a manager at the age of 25. Like many first-time bosses, she made many missteps and acted how she thought managers were supposed to act. Eventually, she grew to find joy in the [...]
Tue, Aug 20, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review

 

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