• The News Is Fake, the Anger Is Real
    The News Is Fake, the Anger Is Real

    Anger, misdirected, can wreak all kinds of havoc on others and ourselves. It also primes a person for misinformation. Here is how to lower the temperature.

  • Companies and Vaccination
    Companies and Vaccination

    The question of the vaccination status of colleagues receives ever greater attention and importance. How do companies deal with the new situation?

  • Saving the World Through Business
    Saving the World Through Business

    Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard led his company down the road less traveled and became a model for businesses to do well while doing good. 

  • What’s Important in 2021
    What’s Important in 2021

    2020 will go down in history as a lost cause. What can you do to prevent yourself and your organization from meeting the same fate in 2021?

  • Persistence Is Key
    Persistence Is Key

    In my recent columns, we have seen how to nurture the creativity we all have and kindle the innovation flame with inspiration. But there is also a less fun part of the innovative and creative…

  • “For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”
    “For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”

    Companies are living systems, says management expert Michele Holliday. Cultivate the right conditions for growth and the whole will be more capable than the sum of the parts.

  • A Year in Interviews: Part II
    A Year in Interviews: Part II

    getAbstract was honored to speak to a number of renowned authors and thought leaders this year. Here are some of the insights we gleaned from a year in author interviews.

  • Most Useful Summaries 2020
    Most Useful Summaries 2020

    What has been the most useful summary this year, and why?

  • Declaring Human Rights
    Declaring Human Rights

    Though far from universally achieved, the affirmation of human rights represents the noblest aspirations of humanity.

  • Pandemic Fans the Flames of Burnout: It’s Time to Take Action
    Pandemic Fans the Flames of Burnout: It’s Time to Take Action

    Pandemic burnout is real – including for those with cushy work-at-home jobs.