David Lancefield

Practicing strategy in an uncertain world

A modern strategy that works will require leaders to learn new skills and apply new tools. Here’s a primer for a refreshed approach…

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Thomas Robertson

Want to Make Retail Customers Happy?

Retailers must create “wow” shopping experiences if they want to satisfy customers and keep them coming back, according to a recent study from Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center…

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David Autor

Will automation take away all our jobs?

Probably not. But if we want a future where more of those jobs are decent and well-paying, we — and our institutions — need to rise to its challenge, says…

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Michael Useem

This Checklist Can Make You a Better Leader

Wharton’s Michael Useem talks with Brett LoGiurato from Wharton School Press about the 10th anniversary edition of his book…

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Elizabeth Doty

Why the first five minutes of a meeting shape its outcome

Meetings that just happen by default waste precious time, invite poor decisions, add to exhaustion, and fray relationships. Given these risks…

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Helen Mallovy Hicks

A CEO guide to today’s value creation ecosystem

Disruption and the breadth of the value creation ecosystem are, in fact, connected. Those looking to create enterprise value — a term we’ve chosen intentionally over shareholder value — must…

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Paula Davis

High-performing and Resilient Teams: Preventing Burnout

Much has been said (and written) about the importance of individual resilience as critical to success. But although the bulk of organizational work is done by teams, there is little acknowledgment…

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Simon Kuper

How the best soccer team in the world lost its luster

FC Barcelona produced the greatest homegrown talent of any club but failed to keep the production line rolling. Business leaders can heed its warnings…

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Priya Parker

How to hold work meetings and events that connect people — even online

Many of our real-world, in-person gatherings aren’t actually that useful or warm or connective or transformational. Turning them virtual may not be as bad as you’d think. Given the low bar…

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Adam Grant

The secret to making Zoom meetings meaningful

Instead of bringing us closer together, all this online togetherness made us feel apart, literally and emotionally.
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant explores…

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Daniel Romero Suárez

Be efficient. Beware of these thieves of your time

We would give anything to make our day have a few extra hours. You will agree with me that time is one of the most valuable and costly resources for ….

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Adam Grant

Building a culture of learning at work

A few years ago, leaders at the Gates Foundation reached out to improve their learning culture, in which people have humility…

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Danni Rush

The Type Of Business Leader Young Employees Are Looking For

As the Irish philosopher Edmund Burke once said, “you can never plan the future by the past”. The world is constantly evolving and, for CEOs, the world they lead today is far different from the one many started their career in

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John Rampton

Time Management Hacks That Very Successful People Practice Daily

Have you ever wondered how certain people could run a business, spend time with their family, hit the conference circuit and write a book? It’s not because they have superpowers.

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Mona Chalabi

How many close friends do most people have?

An excerpt from the episode, where Chalabi speaks with renowned friendship researcher Robin Dunbar PhD, an evolutionary psychologist at Oxford University

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Harvard Business Review

Microsoft’s CEO on the Metaverse and Flexible Work

Few people have more insight than Nadella into how teams collaborate and innovate successfully.
HBR editor in chief Adi Ignatius interviewed the Microsoft CEO to discuss what team collaboration…

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Kara Cutruzzula

The key to productivity is tapping into your flow state

When was the last time you felt fully engaged in a task and the hours just melted away?
That’s your flow state
The good news is that we don’t have to wait for a flow state to happen — we can take steps that can allow us to access it…

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Deep Patel

6 Ways Top CEOs Beat Procrastination

Humans have a tendency to procrastinate because our minds naturally like to be in a relaxed state. Sometimes it’s hard to get going, or we have trouble…

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Elaine Santoyo Goldman

Strategic change: It’s a marathon

Based on findings from her recent research, Dr. Johnson developed the “Step Up, Step Back” model as a way to help leaders understand what they need to…

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Thomas L. Friedman

MIT Compton Lecture

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

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