Innovations are constantly improving our world, especially when it comes to tackling global inequality. With brainpower and skill, inventors are taking on the world's biggest problems with tenacity and
It's unthinkable, and it's definitely unspeakable, but women all over the world are coming forward to say it: I regret having my children. Here's the thing about realizing that you shouldn't have had says
Redecorating your home might just be the most fun New Year’s resolution one can make. At Brit + Co, that means more than just a fresh coat of paint. We’re talking Jetsons-level tech gadgets to make your
Idea in Brief The Problem Not just employees but their managers and even HR departments are by now questioning the conventional wisdom of performance management, including its common reliance on cascading
Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it’s clear that school cafeterias
More and more companies are adopting software and product development frameworks like Agile, Scrum, and Kanban — which promote quick, iterative, lean production — to deliver higher quality products, faster.
Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk
Flash forward to 2015, and the company has big plans to grab 80% of the users at Microsoft's biggest customers. In 2005, "The whole industry looked at us like we were crazy," Rajen Sheth, a director of
Sometimes, just coming to work each day and doing your job isn’t enough to get yourself noticed by upper management. If you want to get great assignments and projects or be promoted into higher-level you’ll
Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business
Whether you go the classic buttery hot-sauce route or the sticky fruit-glazed or Asian-sauced route, hot wings are the ultimate messy finger food. Here are 17 ways to sauce and crust your chicken wings.
Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance
It’s been almost 10 years since HBR published John Kotter’s classic article,”Why Transformation Efforts Fail.” And although his suggestions for how to improve the odds have been widely accepted, the success
Although every society condemns lying, it is still a common feature of everyday life. Research suggests that Americans average almost two lies per day, though there is huge variability between people.
As an executive assistant, your job is to help the executive do her job better. But as an employee, this is only one aspect of your job. You’re doing lots of other things that aren’t necessarily in service
Since Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, more than 154,000 people have signed a “We the People” petition to the White House to “require all state, county, and local police to wear a camera”
“How can we have the highest profitability in five years and still have gaps in employee engagement?” asks an executive at a large industrial products company. The reality is that the two don’t necessarily
Large organizations of all types suffer from an assortment of congenital disabilities that no amount of incremental therapy can cure. First, they are inertial. They are frequently caught out by the future
Almost 25 years ago in the pages of HBR, C.K. Prahalad and I urged managers to think in a different way about the building blocks of competitive success. We argued that a business should be seen as a of