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June 8, 2020
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The New Work-Life Reality Raises Equity and Inclusion Concerns

Beware of letting the COVID-19 crisis exacerbate established biases, warns a focus group of corporate and nonprofit leaders.

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September 3, 2020
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Schmoozing with Coworkers After Hours Has Professional Benefits — and Personal Costs

A new study shows that workers’ pay structure — hourly vs. salaried — affects how they perceive and spend their downtime.

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April 28, 2020
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Power: What It Means to Have It — and How to Reclaim It

We all know what it looks like to use power badly. A new book shows us how it can be used well.

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September 11, 2020
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Showing Your Smile From Behind a Mask: How Culture and Emotion Impact Communication

In this episode, we discuss how cultural values play an important role in how you communicate and how you perceive others’ communication.
October 13, 2020
Motivating teams requires ambition, confidence, and empathy.
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October 14, 2020
Cultivate your network and think strategically to rise in your career.
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August 13, 2020
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Four Ways Good Leaders Become Great Ones

Build a company culture where both you and your employees thrive.
Discover insights and guidance for leading in turbulent times.

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April 16, 2020
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The Productivity Pitfalls of Working from Home in the Age of COVID-19

Nicholas Bloom’s research has measured the benefits of working from home. But in the current coronavirus crisis, the economist fears productivity will plummet.

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If You Want to Change the World, You Need Power: Part 1

Motivating teams requires ambition, confidence, and empathy.
October 9, 2020
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Words Matter: How to Make Your Communication Inclusive

In this episode, we discuss how subtle word choice can invite inclusion, or can reinforce harmful stereotypes.
September 25, 2020
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Question Your Questions: How to Spark Creativity in Your Communication

In this episode, we discuss how curiosity and storytelling can lead to more innovative online and in-person communication.
September 11, 2020
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Showing Your Smile From Behind a Mask: How Culture and Emotion Impact Communication

In this episode, we discuss how cultural values play an important role in how you communicate and how you perceive others’ communication.
September 10, 2020
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Practice Does Not Necessarily Make Perfect When It Comes to Creativity

A new study finds that recurring brainstorming sessions produce ideas that are, well ... kind of meh, actually.
September 3, 2020
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Schmoozing with Coworkers After Hours Has Professional Benefits — and Personal Costs

A new study shows that workers’ pay structure — hourly vs. salaried — affects how they perceive and spend their downtime.
August 28, 2020
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Managing in the Moment: How to Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

In this episode, we discuss how to embrace failure and incorporate play into work.
August 14, 2020
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Think Fast: You Asked, We Answered

In this episode, we address audience questions that range from how to handle interrupters to how to craft an authentic, clear email.
August 13, 2020
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Build a company culture where both you and your employees thrive.
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Six Books to Read on Your Summer Staycation

Stanford business professors share what they’re reading at home right now.