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Hustle culture is overrated

The film "9 to 5," a classic hit, spawned the Dolly Parton single of the same name. Fox People on Twitter have been debating what's better: a nine-to-five or entrepreneurship. Insider spoke with nine-to-fivers, entrepreneurs, and work coaches to gather insight into the topic. Two experts said work burnout is on the rise, and that the future of work will change post-pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. On March 29, Tino Masaya posted a tweet that sparked a debate o...
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How Some Companies Showed Compassion for Workers During COVID

More than 22 million American jobs disappeared soon after the COVID-19 pandemic exploded in March 2020, and less than half of those had been recovered by the start of 2021. But there were huge differences in how the nation’s biggest corporations responded, and those differences weren’t based just on the magnitude of their financial struggles. While many companies immediately slashed their payrolls, others with comparable fiscal strength worked hard to avoid layoffs and pay cuts. Some made speci...
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Meet Shyamli Badgaiyan!!!!! Student of Harvard Business School who raised $160,000 to support India

With the COVID-19 cases skyrocketing every day, we are seeing more and more people coming forward to help each other, to assist, and offer help in every possible way. Many countries from around the world are coming forward to support India amid a huge shortage of medical supplies.  Likewise, a student of Harvard Business School is among those who did not just sit back and watch India suffering. But with all the Josh, she quickly raised more than $160,000 with the help of other students from 2...
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3 Reasons Why You Should Prioritize Community Engagement

Community engagement is crucial for brands – after all, getting customers is just the first step. Brands need to continue engaging with consumers even after they’ve purchased their product or service. It’s important to keep customers informed and up-to-date, but in order to create a successful relationship, it’s critical to listen in return. Listening lets you learn about the consumers’ likes, wants, and needs, allowing you to position yourself as a brand that gives the people what they want. He...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Bending Reality: How to Make the Impossible Probable by Victoria Song

Bending Reality: How to Make the Impossible Probable by Victoria Song Bending Reality is the innovative process used by billionaires, tech leaders, and the world’s most successful people to make the impossible . . . probable. Victoria Song teaches readers how to unlock the hidden power within their bodies to get what they want. After achieving success but lacking fulfillment as a student at Yale University and Harvard Business School, and then as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Venture Capitalist...
Tags: Podcast, Seo, Victoria, Forbes, Yale University, Harvard Business School, Chris Voss, Victoria Song, Books/Authors


Doing Well By Doing Good With Darrin Williams, CEO Southern Bancorp

Darrin Williams , CEO of Southern Bancorp, may have been a little surprised when a world-class business school professor came knocking at his door.  He wasn’t used to that kind of attention deep in the heart of Arkansas. Yet, he could no longer fly under the radar. Professor Rebecca Henderson , an esteemed professor of management at Harvard Business School and a world-leading expert in reimagining capitalism, was interested in the Bank’s trajectory and purpose.  She wanted to know more ab...
Tags: Leadership, Harvard, Williams, Arkansas, Bank, Cnbc, Henderson, Moynihan, Brian Moynihan, Harvard Business School, Rebecca Henderson, Darrin, Darrin Williams, Southern Bancorp, Southern Bancorp Darrin, Should Southern Bancorp


Gender fluidity and Autism open gates of power for women

James Maher Photography US scientists are scared to talk about differences between male and female brains, probably because it will get them fired. The loudest voices say there cannot be male and female brains because there are women and men who think in similar ways. While universities in the US squelch ideas they don’t like, the rest of the world accepts the scientific theory that there is a male and female brain, and Autistic is the word to describe women who think the same way men do. ...
Tags: US, Careers, Diversity, Albert Einstein, Cambridge University, Einstein, Baron Cohen, Harvard Business School, Simon Baron Cohen, James Maher


New Research: Surviving Bankruptcy, Useful Economics, and Retirement

Do the right firms survive bankruptcy? Can economics be more useful? Browse new research papers and case studies released by Harvard Business School faculty the week of April 26.
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6 strategies startups can use to decrease their chances of early-stage failure

It's best to get honest reviews from real customers before investing too much into a startup. filadendron/Getty Images Startup expert Martin Zwilling says only about half of businesses with employees survive at least five years. Entrepreneurs who are too optimistic about their success may overlook failure patterns. They need to test, grow, and revamp their products and services consistently for maximum success. See more stories on Insider's business page. Almost every entrepreneur ...
Tags: Startups, Business, Trends, Strategy, Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Steve Ballmer, Ibm, Failures, Team Building, Nordic, Inc, Procter Gamble, HBS, Harvard Business School, Contributor


The Judicious Imposition of Structure

A CEO asked me about the most common mistakes made by my clients, most of whom are also CEOs. I had to consider how my clients would answer that question, and I think the overarching theme would be: They waited too long. They waited too long to establish sufficient structure in the culture's routines. [1] Overview Most of my clients are leading their company through a period of rapid growth and dynamic change, and a common theme in our work together is what I think of as "the judicious i...
Tags: Leadership, Navy, Management, Intel, Change, Reid Hoffman, Andy Grove, Joel Peterson, Grove, Hoffman, Janis, Edmondson, Harvard Business School, Edbatista, Executive Team, Amy Edmondson


Bonita Stewart's new research for the next era of leaders

“I took a zigzag approach to life and my career, climbing corporate ladders, swerving through the obstacle course of entrepreneurship and landing in Silicon Valley,” Bonita Stewart says of the path her work took her in. Along the way, she was often the only or the first woman or woman of color, or both. Bonita was also the first Black woman to be a vice president at Google, where she’s VP of Global Partnerships. In 2018, she teamed up with another Black woman who experienced “being the first:” h...
Tags: Google, White House, Cbs, Silicon Valley, Jackie, Bonita, Harvard Business School, CBS News White House, Diversity and Inclusion, Bonita Stewart, Executive Leadership Council, Diversity Equity, The She Word, Alana Beale, Jacqueline Jackie Adams


CEO whisperer Jeffrey Sonnenfeld has the country's top business leaders on speed dial. Here's how the Yale professor gathers dozens of CEOs whenever there's a national crisis.

From left to right: JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, Starbucks chairwoman Mellody Hobson, Yale School of Management professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, and Merck & Co. chairman and CEO Kenneth Frazier. Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune; David Livingston/Getty Images; Noam Galai/Getty Images; Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider For years, Yale professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld has rubbed shoulders with corporate executives. Whenever a national crisis strikes, he gathers them for a meeting ...
Tags: US, America, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Georgia, Merck, Gop, Yale, Shanghai, Delta, Reid Hoffman, Starbucks, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Business Leaders


In the News: Small Businesses in Some States More Ready to Open Post-COVID

Small business owners have been ready to fully open their business post-COVID, but there are many issues affecting how they go about doing that. While some states are lifting their regulations early, others are still waiting. On the other hand, not all business owners can re-open because of the hit they took during the pandemic. In this week’s roundup, Small Businesses in Florida, Georgia and New York Ready for Post-Covid Economy is an article that looks at a survey from Bluehost about the reop...
Tags: Florida, New York, Senate, US, Sales, Georgia, House Of Representatives, US Senate, North Carolina, Mastercard, Florida Georgia, Harvard Business School, Conference Board, Bluehost, Small Business News, NuData


This bestselling book helped me stop pretending I'm an extrovert and recognize the benefits of being an introvert

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider If you liked the slower pace and quietness of quarantine life, you're not alone. I read "Quiet" during the pandemic and it helped me understand my introverted side. Here are the three things I learned from reading Susan Cain's bestselling book. Like many people, I learned some crucial new things about myself during quarantine. As horrible as the pandemic has been, I...
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The Real Reason Why Startups Fail Now

One of the eternal questions in entrepreneurship is why do so many startups still fail. Is it a bad idea, poor execution or are many just not cut out to be their own boss? On The Small Business Radio Show this week, Tom Eisenmann, a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School discusses the real reasons in his new book, “Why Startups Fail”. He has interviewed over 470 entrepreneurs and has case studies including an ice cream maker, a concierge dog-walking service, and a sophi...
Tags: Facebook, Sales, Startup, Tesla, Tom, Harvard Business School, Small Business Radio Show, Tom Eisenmann, Tom Eisenmann Tom, Cascading Miracles Silicon Valley


Trump's plan to start his own social media platform is doomed to failure, say experts

Business Insider Donald Trump's new social media network is likely to struggle. Getty Trump's plan to start a new social media network is highly unlikely to succeed, experts have told Insider. The former president is reportedly planning a new platform to recover the audience he lost after being kicked off Twitter. But Trump will struggle, experts believe, with any new platform likely to struggle financially. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump&#...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, White House, Trends, Social Media, Analysis, Gop, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Peter, Twitter Facebook Instagram, Harvard Business School, Jason Miller


#632 The Real Reason Why Startups Fail Now

Listen to “#632 The Real Reason Why Startups Fail Now” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Tom Eisenmann, starting at 0:00: One of the eternal questions in entrepreneurship is why do so many startups fail? Professor at Harvard Business School, Tom Eisenmann, is here to reveal the key patterns that explain why startups fail. SEGMENT 2 with Tim Koegel, starting at 17:30: Presenting online is very different than presenting in person. What can we do ...
Tags: Startups, Small Business, Congress, Washington, Entrepreneurship, Stanford, Failure, US, Sales, United States, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Victoria, Wall Street Journal, Data Privacy, Presentations


Amid California’s unemployment crisis, a tech gold rush

By Lauren Hepler | CalMatters Stacy Lira was nearly a year into her unofficial job as an unemployment detective when things went from bad to worse. The 46-year-old mother of three, who lost her job managing a Victorville convenience store last spring, was rushed to the hospital in mid-February. She was struggling to breathe after testing positive for COVID-19. But Lira was adamant that she couldn’t leave home without one thing: She needed her carefully filed unemployment records so she coul...
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Is a 'Robo-Advisor' Really as Trustworthy as a Human?

A recent Harvard Business School study showed that most people trust an algorithm more than they do the judgement of their fellow humans. So when it comes to investing, should you use an automated robo-advisor to maintain your portfolio, or are you better off spending a little more money on a flesh and blood …Read more...
Tags: Money, Finance, Economy, Lifehacks, Financial Technology, Financial Advisors, Barron, Robo, Harvard Business School, Adviser, Wealthsimple, Business Finance, Investment Management, Financial adviser, Robo Advisor, Active Management


Who is Rep. Matt Gaetz's fiancée? Meet Ginger Luckey, a 26-year-old Harvard business student and the congressman's 'travel buddy'

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., with his fiancée, Ginger Luckey. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images The federal investigation involving Rep. Matt Gaetz has brought attention to his love life. The Florida Republican is engaged to Ginger Luckey, 26. She studies at Harvard Business School and considers herself his "travel buddy." See more stories on Insider's business page. With Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida ensnared in a federal sex trafficking investigation into whether he had a sexual relationship with...
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Employers claim they want to improve workers' wellbeing, but refuse to do the one thing that will actually help: pay them more

HR departments love spending money on wellness programs and meditation apps. BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Like sexual harassment training and gender equity initiatives, there isn't much evidence that employee wellness programs work. Yet HR departments seem intent on pouring money into health-tracking and meditation apps. The best thing employers can do is pay their employees more and reduce their economic stressors. Catherine Liu is professor of Film and Media Studies a...
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Vaccine 'FOMO' might just end the pandemic

Festivalgoers during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival. Kevin Winter/Getty Images As more people are vaccinated, those left waiting are feeling vaccine FOMO, or 'fear of missing out.' With the prospect of vaccine passports, the fear of being left behind can be a powerful motivator. Based on basic yet powerful psychological impulses, vaccine FOMO could drive skeptics to get the vaccine. Patrick J. McGinnis is a venture capitalist who coined the term FOMO while he was...
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edX's 12 most popular free online courses, from Harvard's CS50 computer science series to exam prep classes

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. edX; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is a non-profit that offers 3,200+ online courses from leading schools. Over 110 million people have taken classes through edX, including ones from Princeton, Yale, Columbia, and UMich.Below, find the most popular courses based on enrollment, from computer science to TOEFL test prep.edX, an educational non-profit founded by Harvard and M...
Tags: Python, India, America, Trends, Mit, Harvard, Yale, University Of Queensland, Valencia, Linux Foundation, Harvard Law, Harvard Business School, John Rawls, Toefl, GitHub Heroku, Alyssa Powell


Billionaire investors Bill Ackman and Stanley Druckenmiller invested in Coupang years before its $4.6 billion IPO this week

Bill Ackman. Reuters/ Allen Fredrickson Bill Ackman and Stanley Druckenmiller were early investors in South Korea's Coupang.Ackman introduced founder Bom Kim to another of his key investors, David Frankel.Rose Park Advisors, founded by author Clayton Christensen, is another shareholder.See more stories on Insider's business page.Billionaire investors Bill Ackman and Stanley Druckenmiller were early backers of Coupang, the South Korean e-commerce group which raised $4.6 billion on...
Tags: Amazon, South Korea, Softbank, US, Trends, Bill Ackman, Kim, Bill, Coupang, Kevin Warsh, Cnbc, Frankel, Clayton, Duquesne, Pershing Square Capital Management, Clayton Christensen


Taiwanese reassurances that water shortages won’t hit chipmaking show climate change’s direct threat to tech

A weekend statement from the Taiwanese government over its ability to provide water to the nation’s chip manufacturers in the face of an unprecedented drought make it clear that climate change is a direct threat to the foundations of the tech industry. As reported by Bloomberg, Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen took to Facebook on Sunday to post about the nation’s capacity to provide water to its citizens and businesses in the face of the worst drought the nation has faced in 56 years. The nation...
Tags: Energy, TC, Facebook, UK, Los Angeles, Tech, General-motors, Bloomberg, Intel, Taiwan, Artificial Intelligence, Harvard, United States, United Kingdom, President, Manufacturing


Coupang, South Korea's Answer to Amazon, Debuts in I.P.O

Coupang, a start-up founded by a Harvard Business School dropout, helped transform e-commerce in South Korea, one of the world’s...
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COVID Killed the Traditional Workplace. What Should Companies Do Now?

When the pandemic recedes, executives can’t expect office life to be as it was. But they can create a new work world that will keep employees happy and productive, say Harvard Business School faculty members. [Author: by Dina Gerdeman]
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The great divide: business leaders are split on long-term remote working. This is what Spotify, Twitter, Goldman Sachs, and others have announced.

Spotify employees. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images Companies including Spotify, Twitter, and Goldman Sachs have taken different stances on remote work. A survey showed that 61% of respondents prefer a fully remote environment.  Insider spoke to experts to discuss the future of the workplace. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories As economies prepare to reopen following the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, major companies are starting to reconsider their approach t...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Spotify, London, Washington Post, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Dell, Jack Dorsey, Wall Street Journal, Jamie Dimon, Cnbc, Reed Hastings, Dorsey, Tcs, Facebook Apple


The great divide: business leaders are split on long-term remote working. This is what Spotify, Twitter, Goldman Sachs, and others have announced so far.

Spotify employees. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images Companies including Spotify, Twitter, and Goldman Sachs have taken different stances on remote work. A survey showed that 61% of respondents prefer a fully remote environment.  Insider spoke to experts to discuss the future of the workplace. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories As economies prepare to reopen following the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, major companies are starting to reconsider their approach t...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Spotify, London, Washington Post, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Dell, Jack Dorsey, Wall Street Journal, Jamie Dimon, Cnbc, Reed Hastings, Dorsey, Tcs, Facebook Apple


Why True Customer Motivations Are Often Missed

In 1997, Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen published his first seminal work, The Innovator’s Dilemma, which laid out a concept he termed “Disruptive Innovation.” It took a few years for the book to catch on, but eventually its tightly-reasoned, well-evidenced and counter-intuitive approach found deep resonance with innovators worldwide. Then something odd happened. As people discussed the concept more widely, those who had only passing familiarity with it began to use the ...
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