• “Passivity Is Depressing, Activity Is Energizing.”
    “Passivity Is Depressing, Activity Is Energizing.”

    The doyenne of leadership experts, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, on the importance of advanced leadership in times of crisis, more diversity at the executive level, and the need to reinvent institutions.

  • “That Normal Does Not Exist Anymore.”
    “That Normal Does Not Exist Anymore.”

    As the world strategizes on what the “New Normal” should look like, Vlatka Hlupic argues that humane, social-minded companies will survive in the post-pandemic world. How can we become part of a company that is…

  • Experience and expertise: presenting the 2019 shortlist, part 2 of 2
    Experience and expertise: presenting the 2019 shortlist, part 2 of 2

    At getAbstract, we have a clear mission statement. We believe that knowledge can change the world and it’s our mission to make knowledge accessible. This is our Why. “We believe in critical thinking, the power…

  • On the value of time and thought: presenting the 2019 shortlist, part 1 of 2
    On the value of time and thought: presenting the 2019 shortlist, part 1 of 2

    Many things in our daily lives have changed since 2001, when the getAbstract International Book Award was created. The award was conceived as a way to recognize those books that make important contributions to the…