A great list from the Harvard Business Review of their top 25 articles this year:
I love these recap lists that filter the best articles up to the top for us.
Getting to Si, Ja, Oui, Hai and Da
How to negotiate across cultures, with a useful two-by-two matrix.
Reinventing Performance Management
Why Deloitte is getting rid of 360 feedback and the annual review.
Where the Digital Economy Is Moving the Fastest
A comparison of 50 countries’ digital trajectories.
Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team
You’re creating an unhealthy culture.
The Best-Performing CEOs in the World
A CEO from Denmark kicked Jeff Bezos out of the top spot.
Why Some Men Pretend to Work 80-Hour Weeks
It’s one way to survive in a system that doesn’t make sense.
The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis
A speech to the Cardinals that’s surprisingly relevant to business leaders.
Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain
Two regions of the brain are particularly important for managers.
What I Learned from a Year of Job Rejections
Think of yourself as a product.
7 Ways to Capture Someone’s Attention
What social science has to say about captivating people.
How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated
Do something interesting.
5 Signs It’s Time for a New Job
If you hate your boss, quit.
How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting
A thorough guide, and a template.
What Kind of Thinker Are You?
It’s a worthwhile exercise to identify the thinking style of everyone on your team.
What Is Disruptive Innovation?
Clay Christensen clarifies his theory.
What You Miss When You Take Notes on Your Laptop
Research shows that handwritten notes are more memorable.
Setting the Record Straight on Switching Jobs
A lot of the conventional wisdom is wrong.
99% of Networking Is a Waste of Time
Advice from “Mr. Davos.”
What Is a Business Model?
It sounds obvious, but isn’t.
5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For
You need uninterrupted time to think about the big picture.