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)
Bessemer Trust has released its Wealth Planning Insight: Real Estate Closings in the Current Environment. The Abstract is as follows: Residential real estate sales and purchases have become increasingly challenging given the imposition of social distancing restrictions in recent weeks. That said, the participants and interactions they rely on to complete real estate transactions are … Continue reading Bessemer Wealth Planning Insights: Real Estate Closings in the Current Environment
Cheryl L. Erato has published an article on the NY T&E Litigation Blog, THE REMOTE WITNESSING OF ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. It summarizes the most recent Executive Order by NY Governor Cuomo regarding remote execution of estate planning documents during the Coronavirus pandemic. The key part of the Executive Order is as … Continue reading NY Updated Executive Order re Remote Witnessing of Estate Planning Documents (April 8, 2020) – Cheryl L. Erato, NY T&E Litigation Blog
Your Employee Tested Positive for Covid-19. What Do You Do? By Alisa Cohn Be compassionate — but act quickly. MANAGING PEOPLE 3 Tips to Avoid WFH Burnout by Laura M. Giurge, Vanessa K. Bohns How to leave work at the door when you don’t leave the house. SUPPLY CHAIN Coronavirus Is a Wake-Up Call for Supply … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2020.04.06: Avoiding Working From Home Burnout; Small Business Survivor in Coronavirus Age, and More
The Harvard Business Review is publishing a free ebook, entitled: Coronavirus and Business: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review." The Abstract is as follows: Lead your business through the crisis. As the pandemic is exacting its toll on our lives and wreaking havoc in the global economy, HBR is helping companies and managers … Continue reading HBR Free Book: Coronavirus and Business: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review
A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers By Barbara Z. Larson, Susan R. Vroman, Erin E. Makarius Leaders need to adapt to the new normal. 8 Questions Employers Should Ask About Coronavirus by Jeff Levin-Scherz, Deana Allen From how to protect employees to whether it’s necessary to revise benefits policies. 15 Questions About Remote Work, Answered by Tsedal Neeley A Q&A with … Continue reading HBR: A Guide To Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers