• The World Post-Pandemic? It’s Not Going To Be What You Expect.
    Paolo Gallo
    The World Post-Pandemic? It’s Not Going To Be What You Expect.

    The “New Normal” has turned into the buzzword du jour. But is the world really going to settle into a new routine following the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic? Author and executive coach Paolo Gallo…

  • Ancient Buddhist Wisdom for Turbulent Times
    Ancient Buddhist Wisdom for Turbulent Times

    Though timeless, the teachings of Buddhism are uniquely suited to cope with today’s fast-paced world.

  • Think Like a Rower, and Other Life Lessons from Sports
    Think Like a Rower, and Other Life Lessons from Sports

    Organizations increasingly recognize lifelong learning as an economic imperative. But work-relevant learning does not stop at the end of the workday.

  • “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.

  • “How Do I Increase My Consciousness?”
    “How Do I Increase My Consciousness?”

    You want to make deliberate choices rather than relying on emotional habits? Here is how to do it!

  • “That Normal Does Not Exist Anymore.”
    “That Normal Does Not Exist Anymore.”

    As the world strategizes on what the “New Normal” should look like, Vlatka Hlupic argues that humane, social-minded companies will survive in the post-pandemic world. How can we become part of a company that is…

  • “How Do I Handle Losing Sales?”
    “How Do I Handle Losing Sales?”

    Meet Frank, 45, salesman

  • “How Do I Find a Job That Suits Both My Personal Interests and My Professional Skills?”
    “How Do I Find a Job That Suits Both My Personal Interests and My Professional Skills?”

    Meet Jane, 30, computer scientist

  • Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash
    Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash
    Books of the Year 2019

    Invisible women, 25 pairs of shoes, and the long-awaited end of unnecessary meetings – here are this year’s reading recommendations from different departments at getAbstract.

  • Kai Strittmatter, Foto Anton Turovinin (Piper Verlag)
    Kai Strittmatter by Anton Turovinin (Piper Verlag)
    “We Can No Longer Afford the Naivety When It Comes to China Under Xi Jinping”

    The "Middle Kingdom" is back. But not the way one had imagined in the West: While the Chinese economy is growing, the freedoms of the population are dwindling, says China expert Kai Strittmatter.