• Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash
    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.

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    Photo by twinsfisch on Unsplash
    How to Remain Professional at Your Home Office

    It’s an open secret that The New Yorker is one of our favorite magazines. Sometimes, however, the great articles are just the beginning of a learning path. For example, when it comes to the improvement…

  • Photo by Jorge Zapata on Unsplash
    Photo by Jorge Zapata on Unsplash
    Gut Feelings VS “Rational” Calculations

    Do years of individual experience overpower more sophisticated models of judging when it comes to real-world decision making?

  • VUCA
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    VUCA

    Or: How To Deal with Volatility

  • “I’m Resurrecting Thinking”
    “I’m Resurrecting Thinking”

    In his book Open to Think, Dan Pontefract offers strategies for cutting through the clutter, thinking more clearly and making better decisions. His prescription: be more deliberate with your time.

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    Photo by C. Cagnin from Pexels
    “The job is to make your salesperson the hero, not to be the hero”

    Sales coach Mike Weinberg says too many sales managers waste their time in corporate meetings unrelated to their core goal of driving revenue. And they’re not following up on their main task, which is making…

  • "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.”

  • To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way
    To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way

    During his business career, Lars Kolind was group chairman of Grundfos, the world’s largest manufacturer of water pumps. It might sound like a staid business, but this role led Kolind to groundbreaking epiphanies.