• “Lack of Competition Generates Hubris…”
    Branko Milanović, photo by Alberto Cristofari /CONTRASTO/laif
    “Lack of Competition Generates Hubris…”

    …and unfortunately, this also applies to the economic system the world largely adopted and is now relying on: capitalism. The world’s leading inequality scholar, Branko Milanović talks about global income disparities, resurgent ideologies and the…

  • “Turn That Damn Thing Off!”
    Photo: Ivan Samkov on Pexels
    “Turn That Damn Thing Off!”

    With comprehensive home office, team chat solutions have led your colleagues straight into your living room – sometimes even worse. How do you put them outside the door again and get the necessary recreation time?

  • “How Do I Hire (and Onboard) People Without Meeting Them in Person?”
    “How Do I Hire (and Onboard) People Without Meeting Them in Person?”

    A world with fewer office jobs is not a world with fewer jobs.

  • Ain’t Nobody Here
    You want your employees to feel comfortable on their first day back in the office? Well, here, consider to go in with dumpsters, crowbars and chainsaws.
    Ain’t Nobody Here

    Currently, many offices are empty. This will soon change. Did your organization use the time to bring the place up to date? Did you, as a leader, realize long-cherished office dreams or at least make…

  • “We Lead the World in Science, and We Also Lead the World in Opposition to Science”
    Jared Diamond, American historian and anthropologist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and UCLA professor, playing piano in the living room of his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles; photo by Damon Casarez /Redux/laif
    “We Lead the World in Science, and We Also Lead the World in Opposition to Science”

    Jared Diamond, world-famous historian of societal crises and collapses, currently lives in self-imposed quarantine in California. When he’s not writing papers on the birds of New Guinea or playing Beethoven sonatas on the piano, he…

  • FOCUS: Climate Change
    Female lion walking in Savannah field in Nairobi national park, Kenya.
    FOCUS: Climate Change

    Perhaps this year, after all the attention garnered by climate strikes in 2019, will be the year of practicable proposals for climate solutions. The effects of lockdowns, such as hugely improved air quality in many…

  • “What Does a Healthy Life Look Like?”
    “What Does a Healthy Life Look Like?”

    Two cornerstones of a physically and mentally healthy life are healthy eating and exercise habits. In the current crisis, especially if you’re working from home, paying proper attention to them can be a struggle. Take…

  • Your “Back to the Office” Guide
    Your “Back to the Office” Guide

    Here’s how to get back on track after a business interruption.

  • “How Can I Learn to Distinguish Conspiracy Theories From Serious Knowledge?”
    “How Can I Learn to Distinguish Conspiracy Theories From Serious Knowledge?”

    How to deal with internet phenomena that spread even faster than viruses.

  • To Say the Unsayable
    To Say the Unsayable

    When something terrible happens, terrible communication should be avoided. This is how.