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Business lessons from Albert Camus

The novelist’s 1947 book, The Plague, highlights the importance of shared purpose and belonging in the face of uncertainty.
by Daniel Akst
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Transformation requires trust

As a reform effort in Ethiopia shows, shifts in who wields control and how things work can create power struggles and apprehension, but the effects can be limited if leaders model trust.
by Adam Kahane
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Navigating your COVID-19 response

PwC’s new digital assessment tool, the COVID-19 Navigator, can help leaders understand the potential impact of the novel coronavirus on their business.
by Kristin Rivera and David Stainback
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Six keys to unlocking upskilling at scale

Research suggests that with the right mind-set, technological literacy, and community engagement, you can shepherd your entire workforce into the digital future.
by Darren Lee, Mike Pino, and Ann Johnston

The long history of the con

In Don’t Fall for It, Ben Carlson delves into the psychology of why some people commit fraud — and why others become victims of it.
by Michael Jakeman
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Four different ways of knowing

Understanding the world around you can be difficult if you’re constrained by traditional thinking. New approaches to knowledge can help.
by Eric J. McNulty

The evolution of trust

In his new book, Not Born Yesterday, Hugo Mercier argues that humans are wired to see through misinformation and lies.
by Daniel Akst
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Seeking the future’s supply chain

Li & Fung CEO Spencer Fung has explicitly championed a digital transformation of one of the world’s most influential supply chain solutions platforms.
by Art Kleiner and Michael Wy Cheng

The upside of slow growth

In 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.
by Mike Jakeman
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Walk your way to transformation

At work and beyond, strolling and chatting with someone you think you don’t have much in common with can help you make progress on your toughest challenges.
by Adam Kahane
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AI in the announcer’s booth

Artificial intelligence could soon deliver sports commentary customized to a viewer’s preferences. And if robots can learn to do this sort of talking, the applications could be far-reaching.
by Kevin Maney