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Are CEOs overpaid? The case against

To some, socially responsible investing used to be about avoiding certain companies. Increasingly, it’s about using market tools to make a difference.<p>…

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People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO

CEOs know that they depend on their company’s human resources to achieve success. Businesses don’t create value; people do. But if you peel back the layers at the vast majority of companies, you find CEOs who are distanced from and often dissatisfied with their chief human resources officers …

Why We Love to Hate HR…and What HR Can Do About It

Recent complaints about the HR function have touched a nerve in a large, sympathetic audience, particularly in the United States. The most vocal critics say that HR managers focus too much on “administrivia” and lack vision and strategic insight.<p>These feelings aren’t new. They’ve erupted now and in …

Why Some Men Pretend to Work 80-Hour Weeks

In many professional jobs, expectations that one be an “ideal worker”—fully devoted to and available for the job, with no personal responsibilities or interests that interfere with this commitment to work—are widespread. We often think of problems with these expectations as women’s problems. But …

7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs

Making the right investments in learning and development programs has never been more important – or more of a challenge – for business leaders.<p>Unfortunately, despite spending approximately $164.2 billion dollars on learning and development programs, many executives still grapple with how to …

Create a Conversation, Not a Presentation

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>When I worked as a consultant, I was perennially guilty of “the great unveil” in presentations—that tendency to want to save key findings for the last moment and then reveal them, expecting a satisfying moment of awe. My team and I would work tirelessly to drive to the …

What You Miss When You Take Notes on Your Laptop

HBR STAFF<p>Even in my relatively short foray into office life, I notice that few people bring a pen and notebook to meetings. I’ve been told that over the years, the spiral notebooks and pens once prevalent during weekly meetings have been replaced with laptops and slim, touch-screen tablets.<p>I …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

How to Do Walking Meetings Right

Fran Melmed is the founder of context, a communication and change management consulting firm. She spends her days performing communication audits for organizations and meeting with clients. Sounds like a recipe for a sedentary workday, right? On the contrary. Fran is part of a growing trend known …

The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders

If you’re the kind of boss who fails to make genuine connections with your direct reports, take heed: 91% of employees say communication issues can drag executives down, according to results from our new Interact/Harris Poll, which was conducted online with roughly 1,000 U.S. workers.<p>In the survey, …

La Patagonie capturée dans un time-lapse en ultra haute définition

Le photographe Martin Heck a compilé les quelque 100.000 photos de son voyage au Sud du Chili pour obtenir cette vidéo d'une rare beauté.<p>Six semaines …

How can companies continue to thrive in times of change?

Our love of technology is perhaps rivaled only by our fear of change. Every time technology advances, the ripple effect of change can cripple even …

Multitasking Is Making You Stupid

Multitasking may be ubiquitous in today's plugged in, multidevice world, but you've probably already heard that not everyone thinks just because you <i>can</i> do multiple things at once that you actually <i>should.</i><p>Doctors at Harvard, we've reported, declared war on the practice when a resident nearly killed a …

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We’re teaching our kids wrong: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates do not have the answers

<b>(AP/Bebeto Matthews/Dima Gavrysh)</b><p>Our kids worship wealth and celebrities. We’ve lost track of school’s real purpose — exciting the mind<p>Susan Engel<p>April 18, 2015 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The End of the Rainbow: How Educating for Happiness (Not Money) Would Transform Our Schools”<p>Between 1848, when …

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated 150 years ago today — here are 11 of his best quotes

To achieve these historic feats, he relied on a mastery of the written and spoken word. In honor of the 150th anniversary of his death, we've collected a few of his most inspiring quotes.

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Y William Yu Co. Ltd.

Welcome to Y William Yu Co. Ltd.<p>Unique, custom-tailored men's clothing is the specialty of our respected 50-years-old business. Handsome, luxurious …

What Not to Do in Miami

Even seasoned visitors to the Magic City can make the occasional misstep. Avoid that with our guide to what you should (and shouldn’t) do next time you’re in Miami—which includes making sure you go to bed early enough to catch one of the city’s best sights.<p><b>DON'T:</b> Splurge on a five-star</b> …

Where the Locals Eat in Venice, Italy

When it comes to Italian cuisine, Venice often gets a bad rap. However, if you stick to where the locals eat, you'll find plenty of delicious food finds.<p>Time and time again, Venice gets a bad rap for food. The problem isn’t the city itself, but expectations from visitors who come looking for …

The 10 Reno Mistakes Everybody Makes — And How to Fix Them

Meet the richest person in each of the 50 U.S. states

Slide 1 of 53<p>Ever wonder who the richest person in your neighborhood is? Private wealth consultancy Wealth-X has (almost) figured it out for you by …

Le réquisitoire de Goldnadel : non, monsieur Macron, ne vous excusez pas de dire la vérité

FIGAROVOX/CHRONIQUE - Pour le polémiste Gilles-William Goldnadel, les excuses d'Emmanuel Macron, qui a été critiqué après avoir qualifié les salariés …

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The Two Words Steve Jobs Hated Most

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>It's not often that we get to hear new first-hand accounts of what it was like to work at Steve Jobs' Apple.<p>When we do get a new chance, there's always some new reveal about how he shaped the company's culture.<p>Take, for instance, this new interview …