• Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
    This 8 min. read saves you up to 35 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 6 getAbstract summaries (6 books with a total of 1719 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2055 minutes (about 35 hours). Learn more.
    Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

    Convey calm amidst disruption, foster inclusiveness and bring out the best in people.

  • “Pettiness Costs a Lot of Time, Money And Morale.”
    This 12 min. read saves you up to 13 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 3 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 642 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 759 minutes (about 13 hours). Learn more.
    “Pettiness Costs a Lot of Time, Money And Morale.”

    Alex Alonso, chief knowledge officer at SHRM, on the hidden costs of workplace niggles, what disasters can result from borrowing Kleenex tissues from the neighbor’s desk – and how to prevent all that from happening…

  • Rough Landings
    This 2 min. read saves you up to 26 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 9 getAbstract summaries (6 books with a total of 1268 pages and 3 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1520 minutes (about 26 hours). Learn more.
    Rough Landings

    What a year and a half of home office has done to our physical co-working skills – and how we’re relearning them.

  • What to Say?
    This 7 min. read saves you up to 253 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 58 getAbstract summaries (51 books with a total of 12639 pages, 4 articles, one video and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 15160 minutes (about 253 hours). Learn more.
    What to Say?

    A reading list about all kinds of conversations: light, naked, difficult and otherwise. 

  • The Road to the Future Is Paved with 5G
    This 4 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (one book with a total of 224 pages, 2 articles and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 265 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
    The Road to the Future Is Paved with 5G

    The technology that drives the Internet of Things powers the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

  • “Structure Begets Flexibility.”
    Cal Newport / Penny Gray Photography
    This 15 min. read saves you up to 6 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (one book with a total of 304 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 350 minutes (about 6 hours). Learn more.
    “Structure Begets Flexibility.”

    We're drowning in emails, text messages, and more and more new collaboration tools. Cal Newport advises organizations to pull the emergency brake now.

  • Make Virtual Training Effective
    This 2 min. read saves you up to 16 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (3 books with a total of 794 pages and 2 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 951 minutes (about 16 hours). Learn more.
    Make Virtual Training Effective

    Moving learning online can be a win-win – when done correctly. 

  • I Wrote This but Don’t Actually Understand What I Said
    This 4 min. read saves you up to 7 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (one book with a total of 352 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 419 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
    I Wrote This but Don’t Actually Understand What I Said

    Grasping the complexities and ambiguities of human language is a whole different ballgame.

  • #gettogether: How to Manage a Difficult Meeting/Confrontation
    This minute 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 248 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 297 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
    #gettogether: How to Manage a Difficult Meeting/Confrontation

    In this episode, we welcome getAbstract’s International Book Award 2020 recipient Veronika Hucke to lay out practical tools for using challenging conversations as opportunities for growth.

  • “People Thoroughly Underestimate the Importance of Body Language in Virtual Communication.”
    Richard Newman / borntospeak.com
    This 8 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 224 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 261 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
    “People Thoroughly Underestimate the Importance of Body Language in Virtual Communication.”

    The virtual work environment requires a new set of communication skills. Award-winning communication expert Richard Newman explains how to captivate an online audience.