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End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place
End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place
This 8 min. read saves you up to 34 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 10 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1690 pages and 3 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2020 minutes (about 34 hours). Learn more.
End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place

Go beyond legal requirements to create a harassment-free culture.

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“Hi Again!”
“Hi Again!”
This 9 min. read saves you up to 22 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 7 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 1072 pages, one article and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1278 minutes (about 22 hours). Learn more.
“Hi Again!”

In 2021, they quit en masse. Now, many employees want to return to their former companies. Here is what to consider when it comes to job boomeranging.

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Balance, Blend or Integrate: How Does Work Fit Into Your Life?
Balance, Blend or Integrate: How Does Work Fit Into Your Life?
This 9 min. read saves you up to 74 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 18 getAbstract summaries (14 books with a total of 3670 pages, one article and 3 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 4395 minutes (about 74 hours). Learn more.
Balance, Blend or Integrate: How Does Work Fit Into Your Life?

These five questions and reading recommendations will guide you to your answer.

LEADERSHIP

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“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”
This 16 min. read saves you up to 12 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 580 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 680 minutes (about 12 hours). Learn more.
“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”

Bernard Marr, author of Future Skills, says your humanity is your future’s most valuable skill.

Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit
Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit
This 7 min. read saves you up to 56 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 13 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 2776 pages, 2 articles and 2 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3325 minutes (about 56 hours). Learn more.
Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit

Just because it ain’t broke doesn’t mean you shouldn’t fix it.

End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place
End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place

Go beyond legal requirements to create a harassment-free culture.

“Hi Again!”
“Hi Again!”

In 2021, they quit en masse. Now, many employees want to return to their former companies. Here is what to consider when it comes to job boomeranging.

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Rethinking Nuclear Energy
Rethinking Nuclear Energy
This 7 min. read saves you up to 45 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 13 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 2237 pages, 4 articles, 2 videos and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2678 minutes (about 45 hours). Learn more.
Rethinking Nuclear Energy

In the face of accelerating climate change, some environmentalists concede it may be time for the nuclear option.

In Bots, We Trust
In Bots, We Trust

AI initiatives in companies fail not only because of a lack of specialized experts in the workforce but also because of knowledge gaps and communication insufficiencies on the part of executives. Here’s how to change…

What Are You Talking About with ChatGPT? 
What Are You Talking About with ChatGPT? 

How you talk to ChatGTP has an enormous impact on what it spits out. This presents many opportunities, but also some dangers, on the path to widespread and successful use of this AI.

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Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit
This 7 min. read saves you up to 56 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 13 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 2776 pages, 2 articles and 2 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3325 minutes (about 56 hours). Learn more.
Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit

Just because it ain’t broke doesn’t mean you shouldn’t fix it.

NEW WORK

New Articles

“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”
“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”
This 16 min. read saves you up to 12 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 580 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 680 minutes (about 12 hours). Learn more.
“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”

Bernard Marr, author of Future Skills, says your humanity is your future’s most valuable skill.

“The Conventional Recruitment Process Already Discriminates Against People Who Are Neurodiverse.”
“The Conventional Recruitment Process Already Discriminates Against People Who Are Neurodiverse.”

No human brain is wired the same way. It’s time for the workplace to reflect this fact, neurodiversity advocate Theo Smith explains.

How Will the Recent Developments in AI Technology Shape 2023?
How Will the Recent Developments in AI Technology Shape 2023?

A Note from getAbstract’s CEO.

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How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps
This 12 min. read saves you up to 40 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 11 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 1970 pages, 2 articles and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2352 minutes (about 40 hours). Learn more.
How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps

Organizations aware of their employees’ capabilities lay the foundation for targeted development and a robust in-house talent marketplace.

LEARNING

New Articles

“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”
This 16 min. read saves you up to 12 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 580 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 680 minutes (about 12 hours). Learn more.
“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”

Bernard Marr, author of Future Skills, says your humanity is your future’s most valuable skill.

How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps
How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps
This 12 min. read saves you up to 40 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 11 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 1970 pages, 2 articles and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2352 minutes (about 40 hours). Learn more.
How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps

Organizations aware of their employees’ capabilities lay the foundation for targeted development and a robust in-house talent marketplace.

In Bots, We Trust
In Bots, We Trust

AI initiatives in companies fail not only because of a lack of specialized experts in the workforce but also because of knowledge gaps and communication insufficiencies on the part of executives. Here’s how to change…

The Five Biggest HR Trends in 2023
The Five Biggest HR Trends in 2023

The defining issues of the year have profound consequences for the majority of companies.

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Interviews, Longreads, How-to-Guides & Reading Lists

INTERVIEWS

“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”
“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”
This 16 min. read saves you up to 12 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 580 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 680 minutes (about 12 hours). Learn more.
“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”

Bernard Marr, author of Future Skills, says your humanity is your future’s most valuable skill.

“Courage Is Fearful, not Fearless.”
“Courage Is Fearful, not Fearless.”
This 14 min. read saves you up to 16 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 4 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 792 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 937 minutes (about 16 hours). Learn more.
“Courage Is Fearful, not Fearless.”

In his new book, Bill Treasurer explains how to improve Leadership Two Words at a Time and why it pays off when leaders overcome their fears and ask for bold feedback from their teams.

“The Conventional Recruitment Process Already Discriminates Against People Who Are Neurodiverse.”
“The Conventional Recruitment Process Already Discriminates Against People Who Are Neurodiverse.”
This 11 min. read saves you up to 7 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 328 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 383 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
“The Conventional Recruitment Process Already Discriminates Against People Who Are Neurodiverse.”

No human brain is wired the same way. It’s time for the workplace to reflect this fact, neurodiversity advocate Theo Smith explains.

“If You Don’t Know How to Connect Effectively Across Cultures, You Miss the Chance to Be Inclusive.”
“If You Don’t Know How to Connect Effectively Across Cultures, You Miss the Chance to Be Inclusive.”
This 10 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 240 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 278 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
“If You Don’t Know How to Connect Effectively Across Cultures, You Miss the Chance to Be Inclusive.”

Diversity consultant and author Tayo Rockson explains how to shift the needle on DEI, step by step.

“You Almost Fail Your Way Towards Success.”
“You Almost Fail Your Way Towards Success.”
This 17 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 256 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 291 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
“You Almost Fail Your Way Towards Success.”

Organizational change expert Aidan McCullen, author of Undisruptable, encourages people and companies to disrupt themselves.

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LONGREADS

The 80/20 Principle, Or: Less Is More
The 80/20 Principle, Or: Less Is More
This 6 min. read saves you up to 46 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 10 getAbstract summaries (10 books with a total of 2288 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2740 minutes (about 46 hours). Learn more.
The 80/20 Principle, Or: Less Is More

The Pareto Law has powerful applications in almost any field of life.

Dopamine: the Good, the Bad and the Useful
Dopamine: the Good, the Bad and the Useful
This 11 min. read saves you up to 63 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 16 getAbstract summaries (12 books with a total of 3127 pages, 3 articles and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3742 minutes (about 63 hours). Learn more.
Dopamine: the Good, the Bad and the Useful

Make this powerful brain chemical work for instead of against you.

History, Hubris and Histrionics
History, Hubris and Histrionics
This 11 min. read saves you up to 21 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 8 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 1052 pages and 4 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1252 minutes (about 21 hours). Learn more.
History, Hubris and Histrionics

Why post-pandemic logistics teams struggle with historic data. 

Twenty-Three Minutes
Twenty-Three Minutes
This 10 min. read saves you up to 89 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 23 getAbstract summaries (17 books with a total of 4442 pages, 5 articles and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 5321 minutes (about 89 hours). Learn more.
Twenty-Three Minutes

Interruptions derail your workday – 23 minutes at a time.

Well-Being Is About More than “An Apple a Day”
Well-Being Is About More than “An Apple a Day”
This 6 min. read saves you up to 70 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 18 getAbstract summaries (12 books with a total of 3476 pages, 3 articles, one video and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 4166 minutes (about 70 hours). Learn more.
Well-Being Is About More than “An Apple a Day”

It also means managing your time and energy wisely and practicing emotional intelligence.

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HOW-TO-GUIDES

How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps
How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps
This 12 min. read saves you up to 40 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 11 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 1970 pages, 2 articles and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2352 minutes (about 40 hours). Learn more.
How to Analyze and Address Skills Gaps

Organizations aware of their employees’ capabilities lay the foundation for targeted development and a robust in-house talent marketplace.

How to Meditate
How to Meditate
This 8 min. read saves you up to 100 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 17 getAbstract summaries (14 books with a total of 4957 pages and 3 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 5941 minutes (about 100 hours). Learn more.
How to Meditate

Three Ways to Begin a Meditation Practice

How To Stop Pressure From Turning Into Stress
How To Stop Pressure From Turning Into Stress
This 8 min. read saves you up to 95 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 19 getAbstract summaries (17 books with a total of 4752 pages and 2 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 5695 minutes (about 95 hours). Learn more.
How To Stop Pressure From Turning Into Stress

Strategies to turn a health enemy into a performance ally

How to Drive Change as a Leader
How to Drive Change as a Leader
This 9 min. read saves you up to 37 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 8 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1839 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2198 minutes (about 37 hours). Learn more.
How to Drive Change as a Leader

The six pillars of transformational leadership.

How to Unleash the Connective Power of ERGs
How to Unleash the Connective Power of ERGs
This 5 min. read saves you up to 27 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 1350 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1615 minutes (about 27 hours). Learn more.
How to Unleash the Connective Power of ERGs

Employee Resource Groups are no longer nice-to-have options.

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READING LISTS

End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place
End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place
This 8 min. read saves you up to 34 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 10 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1690 pages and 3 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2020 minutes (about 34 hours). Learn more.
End Workplace Harassment By Preventing It in the First Place

Go beyond legal requirements to create a harassment-free culture.

“Hi Again!”
“Hi Again!”
This 9 min. read saves you up to 22 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 7 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 1072 pages, one article and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1278 minutes (about 22 hours). Learn more.
“Hi Again!”

In 2021, they quit en masse. Now, many employees want to return to their former companies. Here is what to consider when it comes to job boomeranging.

Balance, Blend or Integrate: How Does Work Fit Into Your Life?
Balance, Blend or Integrate: How Does Work Fit Into Your Life?
This 9 min. read saves you up to 74 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 18 getAbstract summaries (14 books with a total of 3670 pages, one article and 3 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 4395 minutes (about 74 hours). Learn more.
Balance, Blend or Integrate: How Does Work Fit Into Your Life?

These five questions and reading recommendations will guide you to your answer.

Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit
Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit
This 7 min. read saves you up to 56 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 13 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 2776 pages, 2 articles and 2 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3325 minutes (about 56 hours). Learn more.
Flying Blind Into Technical Deficit

Just because it ain’t broke doesn’t mean you shouldn’t fix it.

Rethinking Nuclear Energy
Rethinking Nuclear Energy
This 7 min. read saves you up to 45 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 13 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 2237 pages, 4 articles, 2 videos and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2678 minutes (about 45 hours). Learn more.
Rethinking Nuclear Energy

In the face of accelerating climate change, some environmentalists concede it may be time for the nuclear option.

More...