Want to Take a Stand for Free Expression, Hollywood? Copy Sony

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The latest Spider-Man movie has grossed more than $1.8 billion worldwide since it opened last December—not too shabby even by the superhuman standards of the Marvel franchise. 

Every Strong Team Starts with Purpose and Belonging

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In the wake of the Great Resignation, many business leaders may feel like their teams are in shambles.

How CEO Pay Shapes Ethical Workplace Culture

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Would there be a benefit to a smaller gap between CEO and employee compensation, in terms of employee perceptions of company culture, motivation, commitment, or other important factors? In 2018, The New York Times ran the headline, “Tesla’s…

The Unique Stupidity of the Last Decade in America

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In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Jonathan Haidt about social media and how these platforms have changed social relationships and political discourse, and how this impacts business.

Why Elon Musk Is Going to Be Bad For Twitter

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Musk’s desire to purchase Twitter may be tied, at least in part, to his still-burning desire to correct what he perceives as media bias generally, and toward him and his companies, which is amplified on social media. Elon Musk is the richest…

Why Leaders Need to Prioritize Their Team’s Mental Health

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Untreated mental health issues can directly impact their performance at work—and if an individual’s mental health challenges are directly tied to their job, they will likely quit in an effort to improve their well-being. Mental health…

In Confronting a Polarized Workforce, Persuasion Is Not the Goal. Learning Is!

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"Persuasion is a zero-sum game," says Harvard psychologist Julia Minson. "Whereas learning can be a massive win-win." In her new book I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times,…

The Zelensky Method of Warding Off Bullies

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Over the past few weeks, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has gone from being someone the world hardly knew to an individual whose heroism and leadership people from around the globe are heralding. It’s no secret why this…

How Corporations Should Respond to Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

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As Vladimir Putin’s ruthless invasion of Ukraine threatens to tear down that international system, global companies have a lot to lose—and need to act.  Since the end of World War II, thousands of Western-based companies have benefited…

To Become a Purpose-Driven Leader, Cultivate These Skills Now

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Go first and make it easier for others to find the courage to join you. As you demonstrate your moral leadership to do what’s right, you’ll inspire others to do so.  In recent decades, the business world has thankfully served up a…