• “Empathy Is One of the Most Incredible Superpowers.”
    This 17 min. read saves you up to 6 hours
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    “Empathy Is One of the Most Incredible Superpowers.”

    Gary A. Bolles, author of The Next Rules of Work and Chair for the Future of Work at Singularity University, talks about the declining shelf life of skills, ways to compensate for those losses –…

  • Our Books of the Year 2021
    This 6 min. read saves you up to 48 hours
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    Our Books of the Year 2021

    Colleagues from the getAbstract team present their favorite books.

  • “Look, We Have Made It!”
    This 10 min. read saves you up to 67 hours
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    “Look, We Have Made It!”

    What company and management biographies have to offer besides hilariously bad book covers.

  • How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet
    This 6 min. read saves you up to 41 hours
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    How to Prepare for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

    What sounds impossible isn’t that difficult.

  • Bottom Line
    This 11 min. read saves you up to 49 hours
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    Bottom Line

    How to recognize when it’s time to quit – and how to make your exit in style.

  • America’s Got Talent
    This 7 min. read saves you up to 30 hours
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    America’s Got Talent

    A wave of cancellations is rolling towards US organizations: According to recent surveys, 55% of American employees plan to quit their jobs in the next 12 months. Here’s how to keep the best ones now…

  • Negotiate Like a Pro
    This 6 min. read saves you up to 11 hours
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    Negotiate Like a Pro

    You don’t have to be a negotiation specialist with SWAT experience to get your demands accepted: You’re armed and ready when you follow three simple steps.

  • How to Avoid Bias in Performance Reviews
    This 8 min. read saves you up to 38 hours
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    How to Avoid Bias in Performance Reviews

    To leverage the potential, avoid these flaws in thinking and judging.

  • What L&D Leaders Need to Know Now
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    This 6 min. read saves you up to 36 hours
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    What L&D Leaders Need to Know Now

    Curating, upskilling, knowing contexts: the latest handbooks and guidebooks for organizational learning leaders.

  • Agile Communication
    This 12 min. read saves you up to 33 hours
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    Agile Communication

    In the hybrid world of work, it's all about agile networking among your employees - no matter where they are. This doesn't require more digital tools but more clear rules.