The NYT says: It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition, and deeply rooted barriers.
Google launched Project Aristotle to discover the perfect mixture of skills, backgrounds, and traits that produce successful teams. After conducting 200-plus interviews, they pinpointed the following key characteristics:
2. Structure and clarity
5. Psychological Safety
People can get pretty heated over hyphens — or the lack thereof. The Economist breaks down the etymology and semantics of this incendiary punctuator.
Culture change can’t be achieved through top-down mandate. It lives in the collective hearts and habits of people and their shared perception of “how things are done around here.”
When the going gets tough, true leaders take action: This email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees is a master class in emotional intelligence.
In the commencement address he delivered at Harvard last month, Mark Zuckerberg warned the graduating students not to trust the story of innovation that Hollywood promotes — namely, “the idea of a single eureka moment” in which a lone thinker has a groundbreaking epiphany. He characterized this idea as “a dangerous lie” that discourages real creativity. But, The New York Times asks, what if it’s actually a real and benevolent force of innovation and progress?
LinkedIn is the favorite social media outlet for in-house counsel, but information overload remains a key issue, according to a recent Digital & Content Marketing survey.
Maybe the sky isn’t falling after all, says Medium. Avoiding irrelevance and obsolescence won’t come easy, but there are just some things robots can’t do.
In our classrooms, we urge our students to express a range of opinions, to disagree, to become critical thinkers. Online is a different matter. On their Facebook and Instagram feeds, they are learning to conform and be uniformly agreeable, because opinion and difference can come with a high price.