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What Anxiety Does to Us at Work

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:23

It changes how we perceive things.

Where Measuring Engagement Goes Wrong

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:00

A history of flawed attempts — and what you should learn from them.

Should Companies Use AI to Assess Job Candidates?

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:00

The alternative leads to decisions made by very biased humans.

3 Ways Executives Can Manage Challenging Moments in Their Careers

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 16:00

If you don’t have the answers, start asking questions.

Amazon’s Priorities Over the Years, Based on Jeff Bezos’s Letters to Shareholders

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:05

He really does talk a lot about customers.

Executive Ambitions

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 00:19

Do you want the corner office someday? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Mike Troiano, a venture capitalist and former executive. They talk through what to do when you’re falling off the executive track, you’re moving up but don’t believe in the company’s strategy, or you have a rival who could block your path to the C-suite.

How Home-Based Primary Care Can Reduce Expensive Hospitalizations

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 20:19

Results from a program in Connecticut.

Using Voice Interfaces to Make Products More Inclusive

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 18:00

Different people need to access technology in different ways.

You Are the Product: Giancarlo Pitocco and the Attention Economy

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:15

Former Facebook and Instagram employee Giancarlo Pitocco explains how the attention economy has created a mental health and productivity crisis — and how we can begin to reclaim our valuable time and attention.

To Improve Food Inspections, Change the Way They’re Scheduled

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:00

New research finds that the timing of commercial kitchen inspections affects their results.

Do Your Data Scientists Know the ‘Why’ Behind Their Work?

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:05

If not, is it their fault — or yours?

Engagement Around the World, Charted

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 22:12

A look at countries, industries, and workers.

Tesla’s Strong Brand Gives It Unusual Expansion Potential

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 18:00

Its move into car insurance could be just the beginning.

The Truth About Autonomy

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:38

“We’re not even close to developing fully driverless cars,” urges Duke University professor Missy Cummings, a former fighter pilot and the director of the Humans and Autonomy Lab at Duke. She explores where automation currently is and paints a picture of the future with humans as integral parts of autonomous systems.

Debating the Sackler Family Role in the Opioid Crisis, and Using AI Bots to Conduct Job Interviews

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:37

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether pharmaceutical players like the Sackler family members should be held accountable for the current opioid crisis. They then debate the growing reliance on artificial intelligence bots by human resource departments in the job screening process.

Telehealth Is Improving Health Care in Rural Areas

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:00

How one health care provider did it.

How Voice Assistants Could Change the Way We Shop

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 16:00

More speed, less friction, and more sales.

How to Attract Startups and Tech Companies to a City Without Relying on Tax Breaks

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 15:05

Invest in higher education, diversity, and infrastructure.

Harnessing Digital Information to Improve Population Health

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 18:00

We have more ways to gather health-related data than ever.

How to Overcome the Bias We Have Toward Our Own Ideas

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 17:00

Separate ideation and assessment.

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