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Digital Transformation

The Future of Decision Making?
The Future of Decision Making?

AI and the Limits of Common Sense

“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.

Leading with the Heart
Leading with the Heart

Dan Pontefract & Michael Bungay Stanier on changes leaders need to make to guide their teams into better, more meaningful ways of working.

All About AI – Part 3: Robots, Robots, Robots
All About AI – Part 3: Robots, Robots, Robots

Sometimes you need a machine to perform actions in the physical world. And that’s what we call a robot. Robots need to be able to sense the world and to act upon it.

The COVID Recession Is Female
The COVID Recession Is Female

The pandemic sent employees home to work at the same time child care centers and schools closed, placing an untenable burden on families that’s now driving women from the workforce. Here’s what companies can do. 

Deepfakes: Can AI Restore Trust?
Deepfakes: Can AI Restore Trust?

The rise of fake information and the proliferation of artificially generated narratives are challenging. Will AI help make sure the most accurate information prevails?

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Leadership

The News Is Fake, the Anger Is Real
The News Is Fake, the Anger Is Real

Anger, misdirected, can wreak all kinds of havoc on others and ourselves. It also primes a person for misinformation. Here is how to lower the temperature.

Companies and Vaccination
Companies and Vaccination

The question of the vaccination status of colleagues receives ever greater attention and importance. How do companies deal with the new situation?

Saving the World Through Business
Saving the World Through Business

Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard led his company down the road less traveled and became a model for businesses to do well while doing good. 

What’s Important in 2021
What’s Important in 2021

2020 will go down in history as a lost cause. What can you do to prevent yourself and your organization from meeting the same fate in 2021?

Persistence Is Key
Persistence Is Key

In my recent columns, we have seen how to nurture the creativity we all have and kindle the innovation flame with inspiration. But there is also a less fun part of the innovative and creative…

“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.

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New Work

Companies and Vaccination
Companies and Vaccination

The question of the vaccination status of colleagues receives ever greater attention and importance. How do companies deal with the new situation?

Persistence Is Key
Persistence Is Key

In my recent columns, we have seen how to nurture the creativity we all have and kindle the innovation flame with inspiration. But there is also a less fun part of the innovative and creative…

A Year in Interviews: Part II
A Year in Interviews: Part II

getAbstract was honored to speak to a number of renowned authors and thought leaders this year. Here are some of the insights we gleaned from a year in author interviews.

“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.

COVID-19 Vaccine: What’s Next?
COVID-19 Vaccine: What’s Next?

Things are moving fast on the vaccine front. But what does that mean for you and me?

The Top Skill Remote Workers Need
The Top Skill Remote Workers Need

In a remote work environment, one skill becomes particularly important: Writing.

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