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Social scientist Jim Detert gives leaders a blueprint for fostering authentic dialogue and managing difficult interactions with courage.

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Elizabeth Dunn’s insights help boost employee happiness, reducing turnover and increasing productivity for long-term business success.

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Jim Lecinski transforms digital marketing with AI-driven insights, equipping businesses to excel in an ever-evolving omnichannel ecosystem.

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Reid Blackman’s actionable frameworks for responsible AI innovation enable businesses to navigate ethical minefields with confidence.

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Award-winning quantum technology pioneer Prineha Narang prepares businesses to lead in the next tech evolution: the quantum age.

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Meg Rithmire’s insights into China’s dynamic economy reveal the subtle ties between power, policy and profit in international trade.

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Current AI systems can’t handle the truth – and that’s a big problem for democracy, says AI pioneer and NYU Professor Emeritus Gary Marcus.

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AI pioneer Gary Marcus calls for a joint global effort to fight bot-generated misinformation in a new interview with the New York Times.

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Abigail Marsh’s research reveals how to cultivate a courageous company culture that raises psychological safety and increases collaboration.

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We all want to work in an office where people are polite, considerate and kind. But it is possible to be too nice, failing to disagree when it’s important to do so and never surfacing new ideas or innovations. “You can’t have a diverse, inclusive, productive team without some healthy fights,” says workplace dynamics expert Amy Gallo. “And…

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How do leaders create workplace cultures that inspire true inclusiveness and make all employees feel like they belong? How can organizations turn everyday crises into opportunities? Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten, Ph.D., has built a career out of transforming these challenging questions into competitive advantages, showing that organizations don’t have to succumb to crises…

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Ruchika Tulshyan’s actionable frameworks for turning empathy into action transform company cultures to create a lasting, positive impact.

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How can organizations successfully compete against the digital giants? Adopt an AI-first operating model to unlock unlimited growth says Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor and digital transformation pioneer Marco Iansiti. Co-author of the critically-acclaimed book “Competing in the Age of AI: Strategy and Leadership When Algorithms and Networks Run the World” (January 2020), Iansiti helps leaders…