It Takes Courage to Acknowledge Your Burnout

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Of the many changes to the working world brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Resignation, one of the most noteworthy is the increased attention given to burnout.

Breaking the Fever: On Corporate Governance, and Power, with Nell Minow

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In this episode of our Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Nell Minow about politics, corporations, public opinion, and the trajectory of corporate governance since the 1980s. 

At COP 27 in Egypt, Climate Accountability Will Be Challenging

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Given the urgency of the agenda, this year’s COP meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh should be drawing greater high-level participation than ever. But that will not be the case. The U.N. climate conference known as COP 27 will soon convene in Sharm…

Rethinking Insurance for Floods, Wildfires, and Other Catastrophes

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When Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana on August 29, 2005, surges of seawater more than 20 feet higher than normal tide levels crested over the levees surrounding New Orleans.

Breaking the Fever: A Conversation with Wall Street Veteran and Whistleblower Desiree Fixler

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In this episode of our Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Desiree Fixler about her time at DWS and her experience as a whistleblower, as well as the evolution of Wall Street culture over two decades, and being a woman in finance.

Bandits Are Losing Interest in Robbing Banks, As Some Crimes No Longer Pay

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Bank robbery is a high-profile crime that fascinates many people.

Why Abuse in Women’s Professional Soccer Was an “Open Secret”

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An investigation has found that widespread abuse of players in U.S. women’s professional soccer existed despite some of the behavior of coaches being “an open secret.”

Culture and the New Workplace

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In this panel discussion hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as part of its webinar series on culture, the participants—Roshni Raveendhran, Alison Taylor, Jay Van Bavel, Ben Waber, and John C. Williams—considered a range of questions about the evolution of the workplace and its influence on organizational culture.

Why Patagonia’s Purpose-Driven Business Model Is Unlikely to Spread

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Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, his wife, Malinda, and their two adult children no longer own the outdoor gear and apparel company.

Keep These Things in Mind Before Talking Politics at Work

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Workers themselves can gear up mentally to make workplace political discussions actually productive, or at the very least civil. Over the last several years, more and more Americans have come to view their political opponents as bad people.…