• How (Not) to Solve Problems
    This 5 min. read saves you up to 22 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 4 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 1074 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1284 minutes (about 22 hours). Learn more.
    How (Not) to Solve Problems

    A transatlantic comparison

  • “How to Win with Millennials?”
    This 2 min. read saves you up to 4 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 184 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 219 minutes (about 4 hours). Learn more.
    “How to Win with Millennials?”

    Variously described as complex, multitasking, technologically savvy, exasperating, bright but entitled, the millennials are a much-stereotyped bunch.

  • Why Read Classics?
    Why Read Classics?

    We are asked this question again and again, especially by business customers. So, we’ll give the answer in a monthly column – and with one of the greats of literature.

  • Efosa Ojomo, Clayton M. Christensen and Karen Dillon
    Efosa Ojomo, Clayton M. Christensen and Karen Dillon
    “When the Foreign Aid Industry Primarily Focuses on Empowering Entrepreneurs, It Will Win the Fight Against Poverty.”

    In one of his last interviews, economist Clayton M. Christensen, who passed away in January 2020, argues that only innovation can lift nations out of poverty.

  • A Word about Bad Books
    A Word about Bad Books

    On the road to curating good books for our readers, we’ve learned a bit about bad ones. Click here for the abstract.

  • “How Can I Build a True Learning Culture at my Organization?”
    This minute read saves you up to 9 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 440 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 527 minutes (about 9 hours). Learn more.
    “How Can I Build a True Learning Culture at my Organization?”

    Goals: technology-enabled, self-directed, online, social, outcomes-oriented, measurable through …what?

  • "Many people are underestimating the pace and scope of change and aren’t thinking correctly about how it will appear this time." (Richard Baldwin; Photo by Tmi Kimmo Räisänen)
    Richard Baldwin by Tmi Kimmo Räisänen
    “Almost everyone’s job will be changed by this.”

    Economist and bestselling author Richard Baldwin believes that many business leaders and politicians continue to grossly underestimate the impact of digital change. Here, he explains how to position yourself correctly in competition with “Globots.”