• “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.

  • How Pandemics Change the World
    How Pandemics Change the World

    The COVID-19 outbreak will not only have a direct impact on our lives and economies now – the consequences will continue to preoccupy us for several years, if not decades.

  • FOCUS: The Decline of Democracy
    FOCUS: The Decline of Democracy

    The think tank Freedom House has published a “Freedom in the World” report every year since 1973. Last week, it released its latest edition – and it recorded the fourteenth straight year of deteriorating freedom.