- For those who want to slow down and still keep up.
- June 26, 2020 by Daniel AkstGeorge Bernard Shaw’s 1905 play Major Barbara, the best stage drama written about business, has lessons that resonate with today’s audiences.
- June 12, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn his new book, historian Rutger Bregman argues that people are actually fundamentally good.
- May 26, 2020 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, American Business History, Walter A. Friedman offers a highly concise history of free enterprise in the United States.
- May 11, 2020 by Daniel AkstThe 1952 novel Executive Suite tells us what it takes to fill the shoes of an icon.
- April 30, 2020 by David K. HurstUnderstanding how ecosystems grow, thrive, and regenerate can help leaders steer their organization in the future.
- April 27, 2020 by Daniel AkstElizabeth Gaskell’s Victorian-era novel North and South has a great deal to teach us about the enduring tensions between progress and prosperity, industry and labor, and rural and urban life.
- April 6, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn their comprehensive new book, Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism, economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton explain why mortality rates in the U.S. are rising.
- March 30, 2020 by Daniel AkstThe novelist’s 1947 book, The Plague, highlights the importance of shared purpose and belonging in the face of uncertainty.
- March 10, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn Don’t Fall for It, Ben Carlson delves into the psychology of why some people commit fraud — and why others become victims of it.
- February 26, 2020 by Mark GimeinIn his new book, The Passion Economy, journalist Adam Davidson uncovers stories of small businesses that thrive in niches.
- What the Allied invasion of Normandy has to teach us about the power and utility of organizational agility.
- February 18, 2020 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, Not Born Yesterday, Hugo Mercier argues that humans are wired to see through misinformation and lies.
- February 17, 2020 by Daniel GrossStephen A. Schwarzman discusses what it takes to think big — in business, deals, and philanthropy.
- February 10, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn the new book Fully Grown, economist Dietrich Vollrath argues that the recent spell of moderate growth in the U.S. is a sign of success.
- January 24, 2020 by Daniel AkstFifty years after its publication, Albert O. Hirschman’s Exit, Voice, and Loyalty still has a lot to tell us about the life of organizations.
- January 20, 2020 by Sarah KaplanSarah Kaplan looks at how leaders can turn stakeholder scrutiny and difficult decisions to their advantage in her new book, The 360˚ Corporation.
- January 20, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn his new book, Oxford University economist Daniel Susskind sketches out the perils and promise of automation’s displacement of labor.
- January 6, 2020 by Daniel AkstThe lasting relevance of a fictional early-20th-century career woman.
- December 6, 2019 by Daniel AkstIn his 1975 novel J R, William Gaddis predicted our excesses.
- November 13, 2019 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, Nobel-winning economist Robert J. Shiller emphasizes the importance of narratives.
- October 25, 2019 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, historian Andrew Roberts delves into the experiences of wartime leaders to produce lessons for heads of business.
- October 3, 2019 by Art KleinerFormer Tata Group director R. Gopalakrishnan, who's written a new book, says the best leaders focus on building both a better business and a better world.
- October 1, 2019 by Daniel AkstThe classic Nikolai Gogol satire from 1842 provides keen insight into the endurance of charismatic financial hustlers.
- September 20, 2019 by Mike JakemanIn his new book, Transaction Man, journalist Nicholas Lemann describes the evolution — and failure — of competing attempts to manage the power of corporations.
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