• 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?

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • “Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”
    Michael Lee Stallard
    “Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”

    Business author Michael Lee Stallard on how to maintain connections in our private and professional lives – and why the pandemic could improve our working relationships enormously in the long term.

  • Leading with the Heart
    Leading with the Heart

    Dan Pontefract & Michael Bungay Stanier on changes leaders need to make to guide their teams into better, more meaningful ways of working.

  • “Make Sure You Have 35 Years of Experience. And Not One Experience Repeated 35 Times.”
    Ken Allen, CEO of DHL
    “Make Sure You Have 35 Years of Experience. And Not One Experience Repeated 35 Times.”

    Ken Allen, CEO of DHL, explains what executives will need tomorrow to be able to "deliver".

  • Do You Miss the Office?
    Do You Miss the Office?

    The bad news: Work won’t be the same once the pandemic recedes. The good news: Josh Bersin's The Big Reset Playbook (and a new online "Office Noise Generator") might help you to adapt and transform.

  • Embracing the Unknown
    Embracing the Unknown

    Creative thinkers view challenges through a new lens or perspective to find novel solutions.

  • How to Make Remote Selling Work
    How to Make Remote Selling Work

    It is not exactly easy these days to provide customer care and to acquire new customers for companies – but it’s not impossible. Here’s how to do it.

  • How to Deal with Political Discussions in the Workplace
    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?