What’s Going On with WeWork?

After years of speculation about WeWork’s potential overvaluation, fans and critics have finally been granted a closer look at the coworking company’s current status. In the past, WeWork’s leaders have justified its astronomical estimated value, last projected at $47 billion, by pointing to an ever-expanding customer base of freelancers and entrepreneurs who could benefit from […]

The Real Competitive Edge

People with positive attitudes tend to deliver the best results, which means that attitude can be a critical differentiator in highly competitive industries. Whether you’re trying to find the best and brightest overachievers to staff your team, or wooing new clients yourself, a little positivity goes a long way. Our Instaread on HOW HIGH WILL […]

Must-read Management

The Toyota Production System, as its name suggests, is a car manufacturing method. But nearly a century after the system was first developed for a factory, it has been applied in office settings around the world. Today, THE TOYOTA WAY remains one of the most influential systems in business and project management. Here are two top insights […]

They’re gathering in the shadows…

Across the US, faceless donors will try to swing the 2020 election towards their preferred candidates by funding super political action committees. These Super PACs spent more than a billion dollars on political messaging in the 2018 midterms alone—all without disclosing the names of their wealthy donors. Who are these people, and why are their […]

The Woman Behind the Brand

Social media influencer and self-help powerhouse Rachel Hollis is known for her candid style. But even Hollis’s most casual photos and confessional posts are part of a personality that she has carefully curated for public consumption. Our latest Success Story goes behind the brand to get the story of the real Rachel Hollis.

Strength in Weakness

Good business isn’t just about buying and selling. It’s also about generosity—giving and taking. We often think of independence as a virtue, especially in the Western world. But the research on networking tells a different story, in which receiving help from others actually boosts your reputation.  Here’s an interesting example: Allowing yourself to express vulnerability […]

Feeling Lucky?

How much of a role does luck play in investments and other important decisions? Former stock trader and influential statistician-philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb is uniquely equipped to examine the question—and the answer he finds in FOOLED BY RANDOMNESS might surprise you. Here are two top insights from our latest Instaread.  Key Insight 1: The value of a […]

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