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LEADERSHIP

“Sideways Is the New Up!”
Kelley Steven-Waiss & Edie Goldberg / (c) Christophe Testi @ CreativeShot Photography
“Sideways Is the New Up!”

Most organizations still assess employees’ skills by looking at their current roles and job titles. In a rapidly changing environment, however, this approach is no longer suitable. Edie Goldberg and Kelley Steven-Waiss propose a tried-and-tested alternative.

#gettogether: How to Manage Virtual Teams
#gettogether: How to Manage Virtual Teams

TUE, FEB 23: Engineering Lead at Apple and former VP of Product Engineering at Slack, Michael Lopp, offers the tools and wisdom that leaders can cultivate in order to lead in a virtual space.

#gettogether: How to Manage Your Time
#gettogether: How to Manage Your Time

TUE, MARCH 9: Jeff Haden asked successful musicians, race car drivers, corporate leaders and athletes how they define tasks, sustain their motivation, and watch their small wins accumulate. Here are his insights.

#gettogether: How to Manage Complexity in a Post-Truth World
#gettogether: How to Manage Complexity in a Post-Truth World

TUE, APRIL 6: Brand expert Sean Pillot de Chenecey discusses ethical issues of dishonest politics, data privacy, election interference, surveillance, authenticity in branding and the related implications of emerging technologies.

“Are You Going to Talk About It or Be About It?”
“Are You Going to Talk About It or Be About It?”

We all face challenges in our lives, and the highs and lows are what make us. Actively dealing with these – sometimes stark – moments is the best way to find your purpose.

“An Opportunity for Our Staff to Share Their Skills”
“An Opportunity for Our Staff to Share Their Skills”

St. Andrew’s Hospice emphasizes its learning culture through Learning At Work Week. Lisa Tillison, Learning and Development Lead at the charity, explains why.

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NEW WORK

Bloody Hell!
"Good morning, Mr. Schmidt. For cost reasons, Dr. Rob Ott suggests we forgo the local anesthetic. Of course, your insurance wouldn't have paid for it anyway."
Bloody Hell!

Robots have much to offer in the medical world, and can even carry out operations, but don’t worry: There’s still a surgeon behind their actions.

The Hybrid Workplace
The Hybrid Workplace

After the pandemic, there won’t just be the office and the home office – but everything in between. Here are five points to consider if productivity, employee health and a good company culture are important…

Education: Now Also a Company’s Business
Education: Now Also a Company’s Business

Employers say universities fail to adequately prepare people for jobs – and find they need to be more proactive as a result.

There Will Always Be Lawyers
This tin can won't be making partner anytime soon.
There Will Always Be Lawyers

AI can crunch the data, but good deals require wily humans. 

#gettogether: How to Manage Virtual Teams
#gettogether: How to Manage Virtual Teams

TUE, FEB 23: Engineering Lead at Apple and former VP of Product Engineering at Slack, Michael Lopp, offers the tools and wisdom that leaders can cultivate in order to lead in a virtual space.

#gettogether: How to Manage Your Time
#gettogether: How to Manage Your Time

TUE, MARCH 9: Jeff Haden asked successful musicians, race car drivers, corporate leaders and athletes how they define tasks, sustain their motivation, and watch their small wins accumulate. Here are his insights.

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INTERVIEWS

“Sideways Is the New Up!”
Kelley Steven-Waiss & Edie Goldberg / (c) Christophe Testi @ CreativeShot Photography
“Sideways Is the New Up!”

Most organizations still assess employees’ skills by looking at their current roles and job titles. In a rapidly changing environment, however, this approach is no longer suitable. Edie Goldberg and Kelley Steven-Waiss propose a tried-and-tested alternative.

“An Opportunity for Our Staff to Share Their Skills”
“An Opportunity for Our Staff to Share Their Skills”

St. Andrew’s Hospice emphasizes its learning culture through Learning At Work Week. Lisa Tillison, Learning and Development Lead at the charity, explains why.

“You Have to Reach People Emotionally”
“You Have to Reach People Emotionally”

York von Heimburg has been working on the topic of virtual team leadership for many years. He knows what’s essential – and what mistakes to avoid.

“For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”
“For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”

Companies are living systems, says management expert Michele Holliday. Cultivate the right conditions for growth and the whole will be more capable than the sum of the parts.

“Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”
Michael Lee Stallard
“Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”

Business author Michael Lee Stallard on how to maintain connections in our private and professional lives – and why the pandemic could improve our working relationships enormously in the long term.

“Make Sure You Have 35 Years of Experience. And Not One Experience Repeated 35 Times.”
Ken Allen, CEO of DHL
“Make Sure You Have 35 Years of Experience. And Not One Experience Repeated 35 Times.”

Ken Allen, CEO at DHL, explains what executives will need tomorrow to be able to "deliver".

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Bloody Hell!
"Good morning, Mr. Schmidt. For cost reasons, Dr. Rob Ott suggests we forgo the local anesthetic. Of course, your insurance wouldn't have paid for it anyway."
Bloody Hell!

Robots have much to offer in the medical world, and can even carry out operations, but don’t worry: There’s still a surgeon behind their actions.

You’ve Got to Have Heart to Have Art
"Karen, where are my paintbrushes? And have you seen Bot-i-Celli?"
You’ve Got to Have Heart to Have Art

Artificial intelligence offers artists an amazing tool set, but only humans make meaning.

“Sideways Is the New Up!”
Kelley Steven-Waiss & Edie Goldberg / (c) Christophe Testi @ CreativeShot Photography
“Sideways Is the New Up!”

Most organizations still assess employees’ skills by looking at their current roles and job titles. In a rapidly changing environment, however, this approach is no longer suitable. Edie Goldberg and Kelley Steven-Waiss propose a tried-and-tested…

The Hybrid Workplace
The Hybrid Workplace

After the pandemic, there won’t just be the office and the home office – but everything in between. Here are five points to consider if productivity, employee health and a good company culture are important…

There Will Always Be Lawyers
This tin can won't be making partner anytime soon.
There Will Always Be Lawyers

AI can crunch the data, but good deals require wily humans. 

#gettogether: How to Manage Complexity in a Post-Truth World
#gettogether: How to Manage Complexity in a Post-Truth World

TUE, APRIL 6: Brand expert Sean Pillot de Chenecey discusses ethical issues of dishonest politics, data privacy, election interference, surveillance, authenticity in branding and the related implications of emerging technologies.

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