HBR Hotlist.2019.09.16: What to say when employees make a mistake; coaching junior employees; changing your mind makes you seem intelligent; managing employees who always want to impress you

To Coach Junior Employees, Start with 4 Conversations

By Jerry Connor

#1: How to build resilience.

BRANDING

A Study of 597 Logos Shows Which Kind Is Most Effective by Jonathan Luffarelli, Mudra Mukesh, Ammara Mahmood

Is your logo too simple for its own good?

DECISION MAKING

Research: Changing Your Mind Makes You Seem Intelligent by Martha Jeong, Leslie K. John, Francesca Gino, Laura Huang

And being stubborn makes you seem confident.

DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS

What to Say When Your Employee Makes a Mistake by Peter Bregman

Focus on how to improve next time.

BOARDS

Research: When Women Are on Boards, Male CEOs Are Less Overconfident by Jie Chen, Woon Sau Leung, Wei Song, Marc Goergen

A diversity of perspectives in the boardroom leads to better decisions.

GLOBAL STRATEGY

The Strategy Behind TikTok’s Global Rise by Rebecca Fannin

The video app has a version for China’s internet and a version for the rest of the world.

MANAGING PEOPLE

Managing an Employee Who Wants to Impress You All the Time by Liz Kislik

Turn their focus away from you — and back on their work.

DEMOGRAPHICS

Are Your Work Friendships Only with People Who Look Like You? by Andrea S. Kramer, Alton B. Harris

Expand your circle and everyone will benefit.

ECONOMICS & SOCIETY

We Need More Startups That Don’t Prioritize Growth Above All Else by Mara Zepeda, Jennifer Brandel

To change corporate values, change venture capital.

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

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