HBR Hotlist.2019.09.09: Self Motivation Without a Deadline; Being Nice in Negotiation Can Backfire; Mid-Career Rut?; When Teamwork is Good + When It’s Bad; Building Inclusive Cultures

Should You Accept a Lower-Level Job After a Career Break?

By Carol Fishman Cohen

Prioritize opportunity, not prestige.


When Waterfall Principles Sneak Back Into Agile Workflows 
By Steve Blank

Beware “AgileFall.”


Hire Leaders for What They Can Do, Not What They Have Done 
By Josh Bersin, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Three questions to ask about each candidate.


How to Motivate Yourself When You Don’t Have a Deadline 
By Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Set up your own incentives and rewards.


It’s Time for a C-Level Role Dedicated to Reskilling Workers 
By André Dua, Liz Hilton Segel, Susan Lund

Who’s in charge of preparing your workforce for the future?


Research: Being Nice in a Negotiation Can Backfire 
By Martha Jeong, Julia A. Minson, Mike Yeomans, Francesca Gino

Warm and friendly isn’t always the most lucrative approach.


Are You at Risk of a Mid-Career Rut? 
By Laurence Minsky, Julia Tang Peters

It’s a low point for work-related decision making.


When Teamwork Is Good for Employees — and When It Isn’t 
By Chidiebere Ogbonnaya

It doesn’t always make the dream work.


To Build an Inclusive Culture, Start with Inclusive Meetings 
By Kathryn Heath, Brenda F. Wensil

Look out for people who dominate the conversation.

Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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