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

  • #gettogether: How to Build Resilience
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    #gettogether: How to Build Resilience

    Stanford Graduate School professor Leah Weiss explains how to build a resilient spirit and inspire your team members to do the same.

  • #gettogether: How to Manage a Difficult Meeting/Confrontation
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    #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.

  • How to Deal with Political Discussions in the Workplace
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    How to Deal with Political Discussions in the Workplace

    In functional democracies, political discussions among citizens are a regular part of interpersonal exchange. That this causes problems in the workplace is a topic as old as democracy itself. But how about solutions?

  • Unusual Superheroes (And Their Hidden Super Powers)
    This 4 min. read saves you up to 4 hours
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    Unusual Superheroes (And Their Hidden Super Powers)

    The more vulnerable you feel about something, the harder it is to talk about. Yet you should do so anyways.

  • “What Should I Study to Be Successful in the Future?”
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    “What Should I Study to Be Successful in the Future?”

    Meet Florian, 20, future business student

  • “What Is the Most Enjoyable Version of Lifelong Learning?”
    “What Is the Most Enjoyable Version of Lifelong Learning?”

    Meet Bob, 74, retired telephone man

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    Photo by Omid Armin on Unsplash
    The Current Iran Crisis Has Been Long in the Making

    And it will remain a hot issue in the foreseeable future. Here is why and what might happen next. 

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    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.