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British psychologist Audrey Tang discusses how introducing small nuggets of mindfulness into your workday can lead to powerful changes over time.

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#gettogether: How to Manage Change
#gettogether: How to Manage Change

Award-winning author Campbell Macpherson on how to craft an exciting vision for the future – so that change is seen not as a threat, but an opportunity.

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In a Two-Person Tent with Richard Branson (and Hannibal Lecter)

Creativity is neither “nice” nor “eccentric” – but unpleasant, resistant, and sometimes even lethal. It should be given space, regardless.

Danielle Goodrum
What Can I Do, Starting Today, to Set Boundaries at Work to Support More of a Balance in My Life?

Even if the culture at the office enables these boundaries, each employee has to be confident in setting them. Here is what you need to know when taking work-life balance into your own hands.

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The Future Of Talent Acquisition

Get ready for a competitive talent market with the right recruitment tools.

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United States special forces are expert recruiters and trainers. What can they teach HR professionals?

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Your best workers are on the move. Don’t be left behind.

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Fearless Talent Choices

Smart talent decisions help companies navigate a rocky business environment.

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The Talent Revolution

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The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age
The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age

Growing up digital is not exactly conducive to developing the very skills that technology cannot replace.

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Communication Is Everything
Communication Is Everything

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“Responding to Different Realities Is What Tribal Peoples Have Always Done in This Country.”
“Responding to Different Realities Is What Tribal Peoples Have Always Done in This Country.”
“Responding to Different Realities Is What Tribal Peoples Have Always Done in This Country.”

Shoshana Wasserman has worked all her life to increase native peoples’ visibility – the past 16 years alone by helping to make the First Americans Museum (FAM) in Oklahoma a reality. Yet, for many years,…

“Mindfulness Is a Lifestyle.”
“Mindfulness Is a Lifestyle.”
“Mindfulness Is a Lifestyle.”

British psychologist Audrey Tang discusses how introducing small nuggets of mindfulness into your workday can lead to powerful changes over time.

“The Growth Mind-Set Is Almost a Ticket to Entry to Becoming an Effective Learner”
“The Growth Mind-Set Is Almost a Ticket to Entry to Becoming an Effective Learner”
“The Growth Mind-Set Is Almost a Ticket to Entry to Becoming an Effective Learner”

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The Biggest Bluff

New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova explores herself by learning to play No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em.

Penguin Press
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The Birth of Shareholder Activism
The Birth of Shareholder Activism

Jeff Gramm, a hedge fund manager and adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, lays bare a century’s worth of intimate investor-boardroom battles.

Epidemics and the Law
Epidemics and the Law
Epidemics and the Law

Yale Law professor John Fabian Witt offers a compressed historical overview of how the law has guided America’s responses to pandemics.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, by His Granddaughter
Dwight D. Eisenhower, by His Granddaughter
Dwight D. Eisenhower, by His Granddaughter

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s granddaughter Susan Eisenhower offers a politically and emotionally astute accounting of Ike’s life and career.

Viral Virus Disruption
Viral Virus Disruption
Viral Virus Disruption

Marketing professor Scott Galloway offers his knowledgeable, rowdy take on how the pandemic is changing, has already changed and will continue to change the US economy and its components.

Do Less
Do Less
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Tiffany Dufu, the Chief Leadership Officer of Levo, offers sound advice for working women who seek work-life balance and true collaboration with their domestic partners.

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How Can I Support Employees Who Are Experiencing Burnout Due to Stressors from All Aspects of Life?

Most people, at some time in their career, experience burnout. And while work/life balance often is the main culprit to blame, research shows it’s not the only one when someone’s trying to regain a balance.

Danielle Goodrum
What Can I Do, Starting Today, to Set Boundaries at Work to Support More of a Balance in My Life?

Even if the culture at the office enables these boundaries, each employee has to be confident in setting them. Here is what you need to know when taking work-life balance into your own hands.

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