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Rupert Murdoch, the NFL, and the Negotiation That Remade TV

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 18:30

The deal turned Fox into a powerhouse.

Has Car Ownership Peaked, and Is Joe Biden Too Physical?

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 18:13

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether we have officially reached “peak car” — meaning can we now expect a steady decline in private car ownership? They then debate whether Joe Biden’s physical displays of affection are appropriate.

The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

Designing Responsible AI

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 18:13

University of Bath professor Joanna Bryson, a leading AI researcher, discusses the opportunities and consequences of developing human-like computational intelligence.

The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

How People Redirect Their Careers After Getting Laid Off

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 17:00

Researchers identified two paths.

8 Ways to Read the Books You Wish You Had Time For

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 15:05

The trick is to read less other stuff.

4 Ways Working Dads Can Make More Time for Family

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 17:00

The little things matter.

Why People — and Companies — Need Purpose

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 16:30

Nicholas Pearce, clinical associate professor at Kellogg School of Management, says too many companies and individuals go about their daily business without a strong sense of purpose. He argues that companies that are not simply profit-driven are more likely to succeed and that the same goes for people. He says individuals who align their daily job with their life’s work will be happier and more productive. Pearce is also a pastor, an executive coach, and the author of the book “The Purpose Path: A Guide to Pursuing Your Authentic Life’s Work.”

When Employees Feel Grateful, They’re Less Likely to Be Dishonest

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 16:00

According to new research.

5 Questions to Ask When Starting a New Job

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 15:05

Your first few months can determine whether you succeed in the role.

Can Facebook Ever Be Fixed?

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 18:36

Its trust problem won’t change until its business model does.

Research: Why Managers Ignore Employees’ Ideas

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 17:00

Two studies reveal two reasons.

What Happens When Consultants Work for Authoritarian Regimes

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 15:05

They can play a valuable role at first, but then quickly bow to the desires of ruling elites.

To Develop Leadership Skills, Practice in a Low-Risk Environment

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 19:25

Too often, leadership training is about ideas and not follow through.

Democratizing Data Science in Your Organization - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 18:25

Sponsor content from Deloitte.

Research: When Companies Cozy Up to Politicians, the Economy Suffers

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 16:00

Political connections are bad for competition.

The “Two Weeks’ Notice” Approach to Changing Jobs Is Bad for Companies and Employees

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 15:05

Managers and direct reports should be able to talk honestly about career goals.

Overcoming Negativity

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 23:20

Do you ruminate endlessly on difficult work situations? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of David DeSteno, a psychologist at Northeastern University. They talk through what to do when your boss constantly criticizes you, you’ve been fired unexpectedly, or your coworkers complain about you to your boss.

What Was Missing from Zuckerberg’s Call for Regulation

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 19:30

Don’t just break up big tech; fix it.

Why We Don’t Ask for More Time on Deadlines (But Probably Should)

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 18:00

Women are less likely to ask than men.


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