Strategy Four Ways Good Leaders Become Great Leaders Build a company culture where both you and your employees thrive. Watch More Economics Mapping the Good and the Bad of Pandemic-Related Restrictions A new computer model developed by Stanford researchers could help policymakers choose the right reopening strategy. Read More Finance Craftier Than Cash: How Banks … Continue reading Stanford Business (Sept. 2020): Transitioning from Good to Great Leaders; Managing in the Moment; and More!
Take Ownership of Your Future Self By Benjamin Hardy Change is inevitable — but it’s not out of your control. MANAGING YOURSELF How to (Actually) Save Time When You’re Working Remotely by Lauren C. Howe, Ashley Whillans, Jochen I. Menges Six strategies. BUDGETING An Agile Approach to Budgeting for Uncertain Times by Darrell K. Rigby, Joost Spits, Steve Berez The pandemic is making … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (Aug. 31, 2020): Take Ownership of Your Future Self; Save Time Working Remotely; Making Rational Decisions During Uncertainty; Creating Your Own Career Luck; and More!
Is Your Organization Ready for Permanent WFH? By Maxim Sytch, Lindred L. Greer Some jobs just don’t require an office. CAREER PLANNING How to Reimagine the Second Half of Your Career by Jeff Gothelf You’re not done growing. LEADERSHIP Without Compassion, Resilient Leaders Will Fall Short by Carol Kauffman Don’t lash out at employees who aren’t as cool under … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (Aug. 24, 2020): Is your org ready for permanent WFH?; The 2nd Half of Your Career; and More!
“Woke-Washing” Your Company Won’t Cut It By Erin Dowell, Marlette Jackson How businesses can really follow through on their statements of solidarity. LEADERSHIP How to (Actually) Change Someone’s Mind by Laura Huang, Ryan Yu Three strategies to turn your adversaries into allies. PRODUCTIVITY You Need More Sleep. What Should You Do If You Can’t Get It? by Christopher M. Barnes Hint: Coffee … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (Aug. 3, 2020): Dealing with sleep deprivation at work; what to do when your boss doesn’t like you; how to reopen offices in COVID environment and more
Do We Really Need the Office?What the WFH boom means for the future.The Implications of Working Without an OfficeEarly research on how people are — and aren’t — adapting and how leaders can help.Microsoft Analyzed Data on Its Newly Remote WorkforceHere’s what it found about meetings, culture, workdays, and engagement. Building Work-Life Boundaries in the WFH … Continue reading HBR – The Big Idea: The New Reality of Working From Home (WFH) – a Seven Part Series
As we confront a legacy of racism in America and its impacts on the Black community, Stanford Business has curated a selection of stories that reflects our community’s ongoing commitment to creating meaningful change. VoiceRukaiyah Adams, MBA ’08: The Pivot Point' “I learned to just tell it like I see it.”Read More ImpactProtests Can Swing Elections A study shows that both … Continue reading Stanford Business (June 7, 2020): “I learned to just tell it like I see it.”
Want to Be More Productive? Try Doing Less. By Kate Northrup A step-by-step guide to pare down your to-do list. WORKSPACES 5 Tips for Safely Reopening Your Office by Joseph Grenny Establishing a new normal will require a bit of training. CONFLICT If You Feel Like You’re Regressing, You’re Not Alone by Merete Wedell-Wedellsborg Crisis is often a three-act story: … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2020.05.26: want to be more productive, trying doing less
LeadershipCOVID-19 Changes Everything — and Nothing — about Managing WorkersFor employers, best practices during a pandemic are no different than before: Take care of your people.Read More EconomicsHow Much Is Your Slice of That Unicorn Really Worth?A new online calculator estimates the true value of stock at venture-backed startups.Read More FinanceYou’ll Be Using Digital Currency Before You … Continue reading Stanford Business 2020.05.24: COVID-19 Changes Everything — and Nothing — about Managing Workers
Behavior Power: What It Means to Have it — and How to Reclaim It We all know what it looks like to use power badly. A new book shows us how it can be used well. Read More Balance Power Couples Explain How They Juggle Career, Family, and the Laundry Here are five tips from … Continue reading Stanford Business (May 10, 2020): How to Balance Career, Family, and the Laundry; and more
Apple and Google are undertaking an unprecedented team effort to build a system for Androids and iPhones to interoperate in the name of technology-assisted COVID-19 contact tracing. That system rolls out May 1 and will notify users if they have come into contact with another person who has tested positive for COVID-19 and uses the … Continue reading Apple and Google’s COVID-19 Exposure Notification API – Rolls Out May 1: Questions and Answers | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Angie Herbers, has published her article, Elevating The Client Service Process To Drive Growth (Apr. 27, 2020), in the Kitces Report. The Executive Summary is as follows: Financial advisors who want to grow their firms faster can examine a wide range of advisor marketing strategies and sales tactics. But the reality is that if an … Continue reading Angie Herbers, Kitces Report, Elevating The Client Service Process To Drive Growth (Apr. 27, 2020)
How to Persuade People to Change Their Behavior By Jonah Berger Make it their decision, not your directive. LEADERSHIP The Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership by Gianpiero Petriglieri Good leaders need more than vision. TALENT MANAGEMENT How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Redefining Jobs by Ravin Jesuthasan, Tracey Malcolm, Susan Cantrell Three ways to shift work, talent, and resources to where they’re needed most. … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2020.04.27: How to Persuade People to Change Their Behavior; When Losing Your Job Feels Like Losing Yourself; How to Talk With Your Team When the Future Feels So Uncertain, and More!
Leadership Responding to Crisis: A Spotlight on Your Organization Seize the opportunity to articulate what you stand for — at a time when everyone is listening. Read More Economics Yes, the Unemployment Numbers Are Bad, but the Pain Might Be Relatively Short “I do have hope that we can come out of it quickly,” says … Continue reading Stanford Business School Insights: How Great Organizations Respond to Crisis (Apr. 26, 2020)
What Good Leadership Looks Like During This Pandemic By Michaela J. Kerrissey, Amy C. Edmondson NBA commissioner Adam Silver and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern acted early and decisively. PRODUCTIVITY Is It Even Possible to Focus on Anything Right Now? by Maura Thomas Techniques for dealing with three common interruptions: kids, chores, and distracting thoughts. WORK-LIFE BALANCE What … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2020.04.21: Managing and Working During the Pandemic
Law Firm Layoffs Etc.Law.com, Pay Cuts, Layoffs, and More: How Law Firms Are Managing the PandemicAbove the Law, The COVID Crisis Law Firm Layoff Tracker: What’s Your Firm Doing To Survive?CPA Firms:AICPA Journal of Accountancy, The Indirect Impacts of COVID-19 on CPA Firms.
Lewitt Hackman (California): Estate Planning Document Execution During Pandemic.Winthrop & Weinstine, PA (Minnesota): Will Harmless Error Rule.Baker Donelson (Tennessee): Spotlight on Tennessee: Governor Lee Issues Executive Order Permitting Remote Execution of Legal DocumentsWinstead (Texas): Notary Services In A World of Social Distancing: Texas Temporarily Allows For Videoconference Notarization In Addition To Online Notary Services
Preparing Your Business for a Post-Pandemic World By Carsten Lund Pedersen, Thomas Ritter Five strategic questions to ask. COMMUNICATION How to Elevate Your Presence in a Virtual Meeting by Joel Schwartzberg Six tips for making an impact from a distance. BUSINESS WRITING 3 Ways to Make Your Writing Clearer by Jane Rosenzweig Quickly. MOTIVATING PEOPLE How to Keep Your Team Motivated, … Continue reading HBR.Hotlist.2020.04.13: Prepare Your Business for Post-Pandemic World; Elevating Your Presence In Virtual Meetings; Keeping Your Remote Team Motivated; and More
Management The Crisis Leadership Playbook When responding to the pandemic — ask, listen, and then engage. Read More Economics The 1930s Depression Was ‘Great.’ This One Might Be Greater. Economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic could last for years. Read More Health Why Some Health Care Teams Are More Effective Than Others High-performing health care … Continue reading Stanford Business School Insights: Managing in the Pandemic Economy (April 12, 2020)
The District of Columbia has passed temporary legislation allowing electronic wills due to the COVID-19. To see text of legislation, click here and look at page 41. Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.
Samantha Mansfield & Jennifer Wilson, have published their article, 5 Steps for Advising Clients During COVID-19 Crisis, in the AICPA Journal of Accountancy. The five steps they discuss in depth are the following: Prioritize your outreachOrganize your outreach teamPlan the callCourageously raise issues and ideasRecap and follow up To see full article, click AICPA J. … Continue reading AICPA J. Accountancy: 5 Steps for Advising Clients During COVID-19 Crisis (April 8, 2020)