How will the post-pandemic business world look like – and how can your company position itself to remain an attractive workplace and keep up with the competition? Workplace culture may need to be adjusted to accommodate remote employees and promote more agile work practices. Leaders will have to change their management style to empower employees to be more autonomous and confident to experiment.

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To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way
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To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way

During his business career, Lars Kolind was group chairman of Grundfos, the world’s largest manufacturer of water pumps. It might sound like a staid business, but this role led Kolind to groundbreaking epiphanies.

Summaries on New Workplace Culture
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Erica Keswin

Bring Your Human to Work

Honoring human relationships retains employees and builds stronger bottom lines.

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Ron Friedman

The Best Place to Work

Build an engaged workforce by understanding what motivates people.

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Dan Pontefract

The Purpose Effect

Purpose-driven firms put principles ahead of profits; still, being purpose-driven is good for business

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Anese Cavanaugh

Contagious Culture

Individual employees can change corporate culture for the better through personal magnetism.

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Esther Perel

Esther Perel on Relationship Skills and Workplace Dynamics at SXSW 2019

At work, the quality of your relationships determines your productivity and success.

SXSW LLC
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Summaries on 21st Century Leadership
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John C. Maxwell

Leadershift

John C. Maxwell says leaders can deal with baffling new challenges by making important “leadershifts.”

HarperCollins Leadership
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Vlatka Hlupic

Humane Capital

Society needs more humane business practices. The future depends on it.

Bloomsbury
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Aaron Dignan

Brave New Work

Organizational expert Aaron Dignan offers stories and recommendations on engagement and performance.

Portfolio
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Aaron Dignan

Brave New Work

Does your organization erect stop lights or roundabouts?

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Beth Comstock and Tahl Raz

Imagine It Forward

Former GE vice chair Beth Comstock explains that firms without imagination can’t handle disruptive change.

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“Turn That Damn Thing Off!”
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“Turn That Damn Thing Off!”

With comprehensive home office, team chat solutions have led your colleagues straight into your living room – sometimes even worse. How do you put them outside the door again and get the necessary recreation time?

“How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”
“How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”

It has been suggested that if everyone on planet Earth lived the way we do in the developed world, we would need four planets. Present-day consumerism is unsustainable – but how can it be replaced?

“How Do I Address Wrong Things the Right Way?”
“How Do I Address Wrong Things the Right Way?”

Speaking up and saying "no" sounds easier than it is – especially in economically uncertain times.

Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age
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Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age

Journalist Bina Venkataraman outlines strategies to help people and societies keep a long-term picture in mind –especially amid uncertainty. Her main lesson: Learn how to cultivate – and act upon –  “foresight” as an individual, an organization and a society.

“How Do I Welcome Back Furloughed Employees?”
“How Do I Welcome Back Furloughed Employees?”

Put simply: Be warm and mindful.

“How Can I Be an Ally to a Marginalized Co-Worker?”
“How Can I Be an Ally to a Marginalized Co-Worker?”

Contribute to a more inclusive workplace – one small but powerful gesture at a time.

“What Can I Do to Counter My Biases and Prejudices?”
“What Can I Do to Counter My Biases and Prejudices?”

Everyone has them. Many suffer from them. Because most of us do too little to overcome them. Here is how it works.

“How Can I Stop Racism in My Workplace?”
“How Can I Stop Racism in My Workplace?”

Three steps you should take seriously if you care about a corporate culture that works for all.

“What Do 240 CEOs Know Today About the Leadership Qualities of Tomorrow?”
“What Do 240 CEOs Know Today About the Leadership Qualities of Tomorrow?”

And what do you get when you listen to an additional 14,000 employees on the topic? Here are nine answers.

“How Do I Grapple With Complex, Chaotic Problems?”
“How Do I Grapple With Complex, Chaotic Problems?”

Solving big social problems requires “advanced leaders.” Never heard of this? Well, you might not yet be one of them.

Sheer Daring
Sheer Daring

In his wonderful, compelling and disturbing debut, cultural phenomenon and magazine writer Tim Ferriss writes like an adolescent genius. His hypnotic tone, originality and rigor grab you from start. His sheer daring is manifest in his…