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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.

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“People Are Angry Because They Feel Their World Views and Values Are at Stake.”
“People Are Angry Because They Feel Their World Views and Values Are at Stake.”
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.
“People Are Angry Because They Feel Their World Views and Values Are at Stake.”

How can people find each other in an increasingly fragmented society? Sociologist Michael Carolan says: through experiences.

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Gear Up for Web 3.0
Gear Up for Web 3.0
This 10 min. read saves you up to 44 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 19 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 2184 pages, 7 articles and 3 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2611 minutes (about 44 hours). Learn more.
Gear Up for Web 3.0

Several technological innovations converge to create the next phase of the Internet, known as the Metaverse

LEADERSHIP

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“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 
This 15 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 348 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 403 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 

More and more companies emphasize curiosity in the workplace. This is no surprise to Stefaan van Hooydonk, who considers curiosity a “growth mindset in action.”

Office Politics for Women
Office Politics for Women
This 10 min. read saves you up to 46 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 17 getAbstract summaries (10 books with a total of 2279 pages, 5 articles and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2725 minutes (about 46 hours). Learn more.
Office Politics for Women

Succeed despite bias at work

“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”
“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”

Making the planet a better place doesn't mean making less profit, says David Cooperrider. On the contrary.

Learning Impact Award 2022
Learning Impact Award 2022

Our new special award category recognizes original contributions in the L&D and HR space.

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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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. 

Gamify Your Training and Marketing for a Win/Win Strategy
Gamify Your Training and Marketing for a Win/Win Strategy

Game mechanics in different applications engage employees and customers, leading to greater retention for both.

Third Global L&D Knowledge Forum Wrap-Up
Third Global L&D Knowledge Forum Wrap-Up

Didn’t have time to attend? We have the key take-aways summed up for you.

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Gear Up for Web 3.0
This 10 min. read saves you up to 44 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 19 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 2184 pages, 7 articles and 3 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2611 minutes (about 44 hours). Learn more.
Gear Up for Web 3.0

Several technological innovations converge to create the next phase of the Internet, known as the Metaverse

NEW WORK

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Making the Most of In-Person Team Gatherings
Making the Most of In-Person Team Gatherings
This 6 min. read saves you up to 110 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 27 getAbstract summaries (21 books with a total of 5500 pages, 3 articles, one video and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 6594 minutes (about 110 hours). Learn more.
Making the Most of In-Person Team Gatherings

You’ve been looking forward to this for a long time: Having your entire team in person (!) gathered in one place. How do you make the most of people’s time together?

“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 
“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 

More and more companies emphasize curiosity in the workplace. This is no surprise to Stefaan van Hooydonk, who considers curiosity a “growth mindset in action.”

Speaking Out About Quiet Quitting
Speaking Out About Quiet Quitting

About the fine line between "I don't care" and "I care about myself more."

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Office Politics for Women
This 10 min. read saves you up to 46 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 17 getAbstract summaries (10 books with a total of 2279 pages, 5 articles and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2725 minutes (about 46 hours). Learn more.
Office Politics for Women

Succeed despite bias at work

LEARNING

New Articles

Learning Impact Award 2022
Learning Impact Award 2022

Our new special award category recognizes original contributions in the L&D and HR space.

“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 
“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 
This 15 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 348 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 403 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 

More and more companies emphasize curiosity in the workplace. This is no surprise to Stefaan van Hooydonk, who considers curiosity a “growth mindset in action.”

Improve Company Culture by Instilling a Learning Mindset
Improve Company Culture by Instilling a Learning Mindset

Workplace learning creates not just a better-informed but a better-connected workforce.

Gamify Your Training and Marketing for a Win/Win Strategy
Gamify Your Training and Marketing for a Win/Win Strategy

Game mechanics in different applications engage employees and customers, leading to greater retention for both.

Go to Learning Page
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Interviews, Longreads, How-to-Guides & Reading Lists

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“People Are Angry Because They Feel Their World Views and Values Are at Stake.”
“People Are Angry Because They Feel Their World Views and Values Are at Stake.”
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.
“People Are Angry Because They Feel Their World Views and Values Are at Stake.”

How can people find each other in an increasingly fragmented society? Sociologist Michael Carolan says: through experiences.

“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”
“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”
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 232 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 262 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
“The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”

Making the planet a better place doesn't mean making less profit, says David Cooperrider. On the contrary.

“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 
“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 
This 15 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 348 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 403 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
“It Doesn’t Matter What People Get Curious About, as Long as They Get Curious.” 

More and more companies emphasize curiosity in the workplace. This is no surprise to Stefaan van Hooydonk, who considers curiosity a “growth mindset in action.”

“Five Practices Distinguish ‘Impact Players’ from All Other Equally Capable Employees.”
“Five Practices Distinguish ‘Impact Players’ from All Other Equally Capable Employees.”
This 12 min. read saves you up to 6 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 304 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 353 minutes (about 6 hours). Learn more.
“Five Practices Distinguish ‘Impact Players’ from All Other Equally Capable Employees.”

Many are smart, productive, and motivated, but only a few employees make a significant difference for organizations. Liz Wiseman has investigated what sets these “Impact Players” apart – and how to become one yourself.

“Unlock Your Greatness by Working on the Hard Things.”
“Unlock Your Greatness by Working on the Hard Things.”
This 9 min. read saves you up to 3 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 114 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 128 minutes (about 3 hours). Learn more.
“Unlock Your Greatness by Working on the Hard Things.”

Accomplishing something that makes you proud starts with picking the right goal. Author and entrepreneur Michael Bungay Stanier explains the ingredients of a “worthy goal” and shares best practices for working toward it.

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LONGREADS

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 84 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 22 getAbstract summaries (16 books with a total of 4186 pages, 5 articles and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 5014 minutes (about 84 hours). Learn more.
Twenty-Three Minutes

Interruptions derail your workday – 23 minutes at a time.

Sidestep New Year’s Resolutions – and Create Lasting Change
Sidestep New Year’s Resolutions – and Create Lasting Change
This 6 min. read saves you up to 27 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 8 getAbstract summaries (6 books with a total of 1324 pages, one article and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1583 minutes (about 27 hours). Learn more.
Sidestep New Year’s Resolutions – and Create Lasting Change

New Year’s resolutions, though well-intended, often don’t get you to where you want to go. Work with goals and habits instead.

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

Making the Most of In-Person Team Gatherings
Making the Most of In-Person Team Gatherings
This 6 min. read saves you up to 110 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 27 getAbstract summaries (21 books with a total of 5500 pages, 3 articles, one video and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 6594 minutes (about 110 hours). Learn more.
Making the Most of In-Person Team Gatherings

You’ve been looking forward to this for a long time: Having your entire team in person (!) gathered in one place. How do you make the most of people’s time together?

How to Coach Your Employees
How to Coach Your Employees
This 4 min. read saves you up to 72 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 17 getAbstract summaries (14 books with a total of 3578 pages and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 4290 minutes (about 72 hours). Learn more.
How to Coach Your Employees

Through coaching, you help people realize their potential by increasing their self-knowledge, perception and understanding. Leaders at all levels may start with the following six best practices.

How to Set Up a Mentoring Program (and Why)
How to Set Up a Mentoring Program (and Why)
This 8 min. read saves you up to 37 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 10 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1856 pages, one video and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2220 minutes (about 37 hours). Learn more.
How to Set Up a Mentoring Program (and Why)

The best companies have them and the best talent expects them. Here’s a guide to get started.

How to Offer Effective Feedback
How to Offer Effective Feedback
This 2 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 1668 pages and 3 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2000 minutes (about 34 hours). Learn more.
How to Offer Effective Feedback

Constructive, yet delivered with compassion, feedback is what makes learning cultures thrive.

How to Run Effective Meetings
How to Run Effective Meetings
This 7 min. read saves you up to 31 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 12 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1524 pages, 3 articles and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1822 minutes (about 31 hours). Learn more.
How to Run Effective Meetings

Stop treating meetings as a necessary evil.

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READING LISTS

Gear Up for Web 3.0
Gear Up for Web 3.0
This 10 min. read saves you up to 44 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 19 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 2184 pages, 7 articles and 3 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2611 minutes (about 44 hours). Learn more.
Gear Up for Web 3.0

Several technological innovations converge to create the next phase of the Internet, known as the Metaverse

Office Politics for Women
Office Politics for Women
This 10 min. read saves you up to 46 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 17 getAbstract summaries (10 books with a total of 2279 pages, 5 articles and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2725 minutes (about 46 hours). Learn more.
Office Politics for Women

Succeed despite bias at work

Speaking Out About Quiet Quitting
Speaking Out About Quiet Quitting
This 6 min. read saves you up to 134 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 31 getAbstract summaries (26 books with a total of 6664 pages, 3 articles and 2 podcasts) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 7991 minutes (about 134 hours). Learn more.
Speaking Out About Quiet Quitting

About the fine line between "I don't care" and "I care about myself more."

Improve Company Culture by Instilling a Learning Mindset
Improve Company Culture by Instilling a Learning Mindset
This 4 min. read saves you up to 52 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 17 getAbstract summaries (11 books with a total of 2594 pages, 4 articles and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3109 minutes (about 52 hours). Learn more.
Improve Company Culture by Instilling a Learning Mindset

Workplace learning creates not just a better-informed but a better-connected workforce.

Courage and Candor
Courage and Candor
This 6 min. read saves you up to 89 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 21 getAbstract summaries (17 books with a total of 4425 pages, one video and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 5304 minutes (about 89 hours). Learn more.
Courage and Candor

Build a courageous culture with trust and learning at its center

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