Adam Grant on the Business Culture of Lies, Narcissists, and Ego in HBO’s “Succession”

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYTnkZxwGEY In this episode of the Succession podcast, host Kara Swisher speaks with Adam Grant about what happens when a culture of lies, narcissists, and ego is fueled by a demanding and demeaning boss. Adam…

Global Business Leaders Need to Push Ethiopia Toward Peace

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As the Ethiopian crisis escalates rapidly, this is a vital time for corporate leaders with ties to the government to stand up collectively and publicly for human rights. Ethiopia is a country in crisis. In the last year, the government…

Peter Thiel, Irresistible Pariah

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Reprinted with permission from Luke Burgis’ Substack, Anti-Mimetic. The publishing industry fuels its non-fiction sales with Girardian scapegoats by authors who play the game. Does every good story need a bad guy? If you want to…

The Cultural Factors That Are Helping Companies Retain Talent

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While many organizations are busy purpose-washing to create the illusion of meaning, genuinely purposeful organizations embed solidarity right into management practices. According to the US Department of Labor, September posted a record-high…

How to Convince CEOs to Support Climate Action at the Expense of Profits

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Businesses require a thriving, stable society to operate, and cannot survive in a failing world. There is now widespread consensus that limiting the global temperature increase to 1.5℃ requires fundamental changes in sectors like energy,…

A More Prosocial World in Theory and Practice

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Listen to "#30 - A More Prosocial World in Theory and Practice" on Spreaker. In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with David Sloan Wilson about cooperation—how it evolved in social beings, how culture and norms can…

Can Geopolitical Decision-Making Benefit from a Little Bias?

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“I suggest that Washington, in no small part by virtue of his great confidence, was able to turn the tables and seize victory from the jaws of defeat, an achievement epitomized by his daring raid across the Delaware,” Dominic Johnson writes…

Remote Work and the Strategic Advantage of Culture

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q22cclehDjY In this virtual event, hosted by the New York Fed in July, Alison Taylor joined other panelists to discuss, among other things, how norms are transmitted in various work environments, and the…

How to Have Better Conversations About Ethics in Business

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The first step is to make conversations about ethics in business safe, interesting, and normal. It is often difficult, many people would agree, to talk about ethics in business. But why? It’s not because people don’t know what ethics…

Where I See Myself in Deloitte’s New Gen-Z Survey—and Where I Don’t

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The constant exposure to large-scale problems can spark sympathy for the people suffering, as well as an intellectual curiosity for what the solutions might be. I am an Internet baby, a member of Generation Z. The fact that trends on TikTok…