World view

s+b Blogs

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
s+b Blogs

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

What’s your story?

In his new book, Nobel-winning economist Robert J. Shiller emphasizes the importance of narratives.
by Daniel Akst
s+b Blogs

Preparing for a shake-up in global finance

Large companies are probably ready for the obvious effects of the impending shift away from LIBOR, but hazards could be lurking in unexpected places.
by Jonathan Bergeson and Marguerite Duprieu
GMO

India’s new unicorns

The world’s largest democracy is becoming a seedbed for billion-dollar startups.
by Vishnupriya Sengupta and Suvarchala Narayanan
s+b Blogs

The living lessons of Dead Souls

The classic Nikolai Gogol satire from 1842 provides keen insight into the endurance of charismatic financial hustlers.
by Daniel Akst

Pressure points

In his new book, Transaction Man, journalist Nicholas Lemann describes the evolution — and failure — of competing attempts to manage the power of corporations.
by Mike Jakeman
PwC insights
1,581 CEOs from 83 territories share their views on growth, technology regulation, upskilling, and climate change.