HBR Hotlist: What to Do If Your Team Doesn’t Want to Go Back to the Office (Jan. 25, 2021)

What to Do If Your Team Doesn’t Want to Go Back to the Office By Liz Kislik …but company leaders are insisting on it. HEALTH This Two-Minute Morning Practice Will Make Your Day Better by Neil Pasricha A research-based approach to building a positive outlook. WORK-LIFE BALANCE Take Your Lunch Break! by Ruchika Tulshyan Let’s leave sad desk lunches … Continue reading HBR Hotlist: What to Do If Your Team Doesn’t Want to Go Back to the Office (Jan. 25, 2021)

HBR Hotlist (Nov. 2, 2020): How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible; Our Work from Anywhere Future; What It Takes to Lead Through Exponential Change, and More!

How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible By Christine Porath, Mike Porath Five strategies to combat toxic negativity. PERSONNEL POLICIES Our Work-from-Anywhere Future by Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury Best practices for all-remote organizations ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE Write Down Your Team’s Unwritten Rules by Liz Fosslien, Mollie West Duffy Creating an “It’s okay to…” list will help your employees feel less anxious. LEADERSHIP … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (Nov. 2, 2020): How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible; Our Work from Anywhere Future; What It Takes to Lead Through Exponential Change, and More!

LexBlog – Jay Harrington: Scale: The Three-Step Formula to Grow a $1 Million+ Legal Practice (October 20, 2020)

Jay Harrington has published an article on LexBlog, titled "Scale: The Three-Step Formula to Grow a $1 Million + Legal Practice." The summary as is follows: Across the economy, entrepreneurs struggle to unshackle themselves from the constraints of time. A few succeed. Most fail. The only way to break free of the ticking clock is to … Continue reading LexBlog – Jay Harrington: Scale: The Three-Step Formula to Grow a $1 Million+ Legal Practice (October 20, 2020)

HBR Hotlist (October 26, 2020): How Apple Is Organized for Innovation; How Great Leaders Use Storytelling; Reconfiguring Your Sales Strategy During the Pandemic; and More

How Apple Is Organized for Innovation By Joel M. Podolny, Morten T. Hansen It’s about experts leading experts. COMMUNICATION Storytelling Can Make or Break Your Leadership by Jeff Gothelf Five ways to construct a compelling narrative around your ideas. LEADERSHIP & MANAGING PEOPLE Today’s Leaders Need Vulnerability, Not Bravado by Amy C. Edmondson, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Here’s how to cultivate it. ECONOMY … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (October 26, 2020): How Apple Is Organized for Innovation; How Great Leaders Use Storytelling; Reconfiguring Your Sales Strategy During the Pandemic; and More

Evan Beach (Campbell Wealth Management): What Clients (Actually) Value Most In A Financial Advisor (October 19, 2020)

Evan Beach, of Campbell Wealth Management, has made available for download his article, What Clients (Actually) Value Most In A Financial Advisor, published in Kitces.com. The abstract is as follows: For many financial advisors, ‘proving’ their worth to prospects prior to engaging them as clients (by delving deep into the details of the prospect’s situation, … Continue reading Evan Beach (Campbell Wealth Management): What Clients (Actually) Value Most In A Financial Advisor (October 19, 2020)

George J. Siedel: Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities (August 1, 2020)

George J. Siedel, of the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, has made available for download his article, "Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities," published in the Syllabus, Summer 2020 (51:4) American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. The abstract is as followed: Law school courses and programs on leadership … Continue reading George J. Siedel: Courses on Leadership for Lawyers: Two Models for Teaching Leadership Responsibilities (August 1, 2020)

Julia Evans (Sept. 2017): How to answer questions in a helpful way

Julia Evans' weekly blog posts focus on best business practices and management. Her article, How to answer questions in a helpful way, begins as follows: Your coworker asks you a slightly unclear question. How do you answer? I think asking questions is a skill and that answering questions in a helpful way is also a … Continue reading Julia Evans (Sept. 2017): How to answer questions in a helpful way

Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano (BakerHostetler, LLP): New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of ‘Audio-Video Technology’ (October 8, 2020)

Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano, of BakerHostetler, LLP, have made available for download their article, "New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of 'Audio-Video Technology,'" published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: By Executive Order 202.67 dated October 4, 2020, Governor Cuomo has further extended his prior orders permitting the use of audio-visual technology for notarization and witnessing, as … Continue reading Kyle Gee and Carmela Montesano (BakerHostetler, LLP): New York Governor Temporarily Adjusts Notary Law to Permit Use of ‘Audio-Video Technology’ (October 8, 2020)

InterActive Legal: InterActive Legal Leaders Co-Author Important Article Addressing How Artificial Intelligence May Affect Legal Practitioners (September 17, 2020)

Michael L. Graham (ILS Management, LLC), Jeff Glickman (J4 Capital), Jonathan G. Blattmachr (InterActive Legal), and Vanessa L. Kanaga (InterActive Legal) have made available for download their article, "AI and the World of Estate Planning," published in Trusts & Estates Magazine. The abstract is as followed: The importance of the advances in science and knowledge over the past … Continue reading InterActive Legal: InterActive Legal Leaders Co-Author Important Article Addressing How Artificial Intelligence May Affect Legal Practitioners (September 17, 2020)

Nicole Black (LexBlog): Florida Bar on the Ethics of Working Remotely During the Pandemic (September 29, 2020)

Nicole Black, in LexBlog, discusses the Florida Bar Standing Committee's Advisory Opinion 2019-4. The issue that the Committee considered in Advisory Opinion 2019-4 was whether it is ethically permissible for lawyers to practice law remotely from their homes in Florida in situations where the lawyers are unlicensed in Florida and employed by firms located in other states, but have … Continue reading Nicole Black (LexBlog): Florida Bar on the Ethics of Working Remotely During the Pandemic (September 29, 2020)

HBR Hotlist (Oct. 12, 2020): Next Gen Office Communication Tech (Beyond Zoom + Slack); Type Less + Talk More to Get More Done; Managing Hybrid Teams; and More

The Next Generation of Office Communication Tech By Ethan Murray You thought Zoom and Slack were high-tech? Buckle up. RACE How Businesses Can Recruit and Develop More Young People of Color by Joiselle Cunningham, Angela Jackson A guide to building a better pipeline. LEADING TEAMS 5 Strategies to Support Your Employees Through a Crisis by Wei Zheng A researcher surveyed employees … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (Oct. 12, 2020): Next Gen Office Communication Tech (Beyond Zoom + Slack); Type Less + Talk More to Get More Done; Managing Hybrid Teams; and More

Stanford Business (Sept. 2020): Transitioning from Good to Great Leaders; Managing in the Moment; and More!

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!

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!

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!

HBR Hotlist (Aug. 24, 2020): Is your org ready for permanent WFH?; The 2nd Half of Your Career; 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!

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

“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

HBR – The Big Idea: The New Reality of Working From Home (WFH) – a Seven Part Series

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

Stanford Business (June 7, 2020): “I learned to just tell it like I see it.”

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.”

HBR Hotlist.2020.05.26: want to be more productive, trying doing less

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

Stanford Business 2020.05.24: COVID-19 Changes Everything — and Nothing — about Managing Workers

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

Stanford Business (May 10, 2020): How to Balance Career, Family, and the Laundry; and more

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