Issue 163

The Six Headwinds Threatening the Global Economy
Published April 18, 2018 - By Dambisa Moyo

“While public policy has managed to contain the risk of economic destitution in the wake of the financial crisis, there remain manifold long-term, systemic headwinds plaguing the global economy.”

How Women Rise: Helping Women Change the Behaviors that Get in Their Way
Published April 18, 2018 - By Sally Helgesen & Marshall Goldsmith

“It’s not surprising that many of the behaviors that hold men and women back would be different. After all, women often have very different experiences at work. And experience shapes habits and responses.”

Start Imagining a Future of Human + Machine
Published April 18, 2018 - By Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson

“Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are ushering in a third wave of business transformation. Savvy organizations will ride the wave to success. Unprepared organizations are likely to get swamped. The evidence suggests that most organizations are in the latter category.”

Making ‘Agile’ Business as Usual
Published April 18, 2018 - By Todd Warner & Dr. Byron Hanson

“There is more to Agility than putting lipstick on a pig. The challenge that most organizations face is that they layer Agile approaches on top of their existing social system, without addressing the intricate web of local practices and tribalism that have developed over time.”

The Paradox of Leadership
Published April 18, 2018 - By Jackie and Kevin Freiberg

“San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is as gifted as any CEO we’ve ever met. Intelligence, strategy, creativity, courage, heart, and leadership presence—he’s got the whole package. This guy gets leadership.”

Beyond Business Results: Achieving Sustainable Success
Published April 18, 2018 - By Julie Rosenberg

“Things shifted for me when I became fully committed to my yoga practice. You may think, 'Yoga? That’s crazy, especially coming from a corporate executive.' But it’s true: Yoga has completely changed my corporate life for the better.”

Issue 162

Why Is Diversity Important? The Answer Might Surprise You
Published March 7, 2018 - By Chris Clearfield & András Tilcsik

“Everyone brings something special to the table, and the collaboration of unique individuals leads to amazing new ideas. But it turns out that diversity is often more painful than beautiful—and that’s exactly why it’s so valuable in complex environments.”

Forget Everything You Know About Culture
Published March 7, 2018 - By Denise Lee Yohn

“Your internal corporate culture should be as unique as your external brand identity. In fact, your culture and brand should be closely aligned and integrated. If your culture and brand are driven by the same purpose and values and if you inextricably link them into a single guiding force for your company, you fuel your growth and future-proof your business.”

A Better Business through a Great Place to Work for All
Published March 7, 2018 - By Michael C. Bush, CEO & The Great Place to Work Research Team

“Our economy has evolved through agrarian, industrial, and ‘knowledge’ phases to the point where the essential qualities of human beings—things like passion, creativity, and a willingness to work together—are the most critical. In this ‘human economy,’ every employee matters. ”

Willpower Is an Outdated Model of Success: Here’s the Future of Self-improvement
Published March 7, 2018 - By Benjamin Hardy

“Instead of being told to change their environment, the prominent self-help advice continues to charge people to change themselves. I can’t emphasize enough how terrible this advice is. It’s actually impossible to change yourself without also changing your environment.”

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