• “You Can Watch the March of Ideas from the Minds of Economists and into Our Lives.”
    “You Can Watch the March of Ideas from the Minds of Economists and into Our Lives.”

    After decades of free-market policies in the United States and Britain, working-class voters are in full revolt. In The Economists’ Hour Binyamin Appelbaum surveys the last half-century and sees an obvious path from the economics…

  • “I’m Resurrecting Thinking”
    “I’m Resurrecting Thinking”

    In his book Open to Think, Dan Pontefract offers strategies for cutting through the clutter, thinking more clearly and making better decisions. His prescription: be more deliberate with your time.

  • “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”
    Robert J. Shiller, Kai Nedden/laif
    “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”

    In his new book, economist and Nobel laureate Robert Shiller argues that he and his fellow dismal scientists need to look beyond the usual data point: Stories are what really drive decisions to spend, save…

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    Photo by C. Cagnin from Pexels
    “The job is to make your salesperson the hero, not to be the hero”

    Sales coach Mike Weinberg says too many sales managers waste their time in corporate meetings unrelated to their core goal of driving revenue. And they’re not following up on their main task, which is making…

  • To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way
    To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way

    During his business career, Lars Kolind was group chairman of Grundfos, the world’s largest manufacturer of water pumps. It might sound like a staid business, but this role led Kolind to groundbreaking epiphanies.

  • “How Do I Keep Top Talent From Defecting?”
    “How Do I Keep Top Talent From Defecting?”

    The booming US labor market is a boon for workers but a constant headache for employers, who find they’re working harder to hang onto their talent. The share of workers voluntarily leaving their jobs is…

  • Work, work, then work some more: GaryVee’s secret to success isn’t so secret
    Work, work, then work some more: GaryVee’s secret to success isn’t so secret

    Gary Vaynerchuk is a renaissance man of the social media age. GaryVee, as he’s known on Twitter, markets wine, delivers keynotes and pimps podcasts. He even flips basketball cards. And, of course, GaryVee writes books…

  • What Does Nature Do For You? Plenty, As It Turns Out
    What Does Nature Do For You? Plenty, As It Turns Out

    Earth Day 2019 comes as concerns about climate change mount. Amid an intensifying debate over how to balance ecosystems and economies, environmentalist Tony Juniper offers a different way to think about the Earth: Its natural…

  • Leading Without Ego: A Management Expert on Avoiding “The Leadership Killer”
    Leading Without Ego: A Management Expert on Avoiding “The Leadership Killer”

    Congratulations – you’re the boss. And condolences – your power means your personality flaws will become magnified. In their book The Leadership Killer: Reclaiming Humility in an Age of Arrogance, Bill Treasurer and Capt. John…

  • 5 Conversations Talent Managers Must Have With Their People
    5 Conversations Talent Managers Must Have With Their People

    With US unemployment at a 50-year low and skilled workers in short supply across the globe, everyone knows that talent management is a crucial corporate function. But how to manage the talent? Effectively coaching and…