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May 20, 2019
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Bridgewater Investments Founder Ray Dalio: Invest in Idea Meritocracy

The investment icon says a system of thoughtful disagreement creates competitive advantage.

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May 3, 2019
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Five Common Communication Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

Learn how to be more effective at your next meeting or presentation.

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April 4, 2019
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How to Invest in Your Social Capital

Influencing others’ network ties shapes your status.

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Cersei from Game of Thrones. Credit: HBO/Helen Sloan
May 15, 2019
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The Cersei Effect: How Businesses Turn Colleagues into Backstabbers

New research shows that people with shared goals can get lured into “pseudo competitions” that hurt all involved.

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Chesca Colloredo-Mansfield. Credit: Lissa Gotwals
March 19, 2019
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Finding a Low-Cost Treatment for Clubfoot

Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld’s journey from online retail to academia to a healthcare nonprofit has paid off in ways that can’t be measured.
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