Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled.

How People Succeed By Defying Expectations

Laura Huang, associate professor at Harvard Business School, has studied groups that face bias in the workplace, from entrepreneurs with accents to women and people of color. She says that the best way for individuals to overcome this type of adversity is to acknowledge and harness it,

The Explainer : What It Takes to Be a Great Leader

Watch the latest ex-plainer videos, case study discussions, and whiteboard sessions, featuring ideas and practical advice for leaders.

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

“This book has everything: new ideas, bold insights, entertaining history and convincing analysis. Not to be missed by anyone who wants to understand how ideas change the world.”

The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You

Congratulations, you’re a manager! After you pop the champagne, accept the shiny new title, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, the truth descends like a fog: you don’t really know what you’re doing.

5 Ways to Foster a Global Mindset in Your Company

Many companies talk about “going global,” but becoming a strong global brand isn’t just about expanding to international markets.

Exerting Influence Without Authority

Congratulations—you’ve been asked to lead a change initiative! But there’s a catch—its success hinges on the cooperation of several people across your organization over whom you have no formal authority.

The Power of Intellectual Humility

What happens in a world where everyone thinks they know better? In a world where we lack intellectual humility?