HBR Articles

Should you convince a star employee to stay?

By:
Art Markman

When your best employee gets a job offer elsewhere, you have two options: try to convince them to stay, or let them go gracefully. It’s a scenario all leaders will eventually encounter, so it’s best to prepare ahead of time rather than wing it in the moment.

The right way to lead design thinking

By:
Christian Bason and Robert D. Austin

The right way to lead design thinking

By
Christian Bason and Robert D. Austin

Many organizations have experimented with design thinking for innovation, and according to an in-depth study of two dozen major design thinking projects, there is one key ingredient necessary for success: effective leadership.

How to help your team feel more comfortable with conflict

By:
Liane Davey

We all want to work in a happy, harmonious environment, but there’s a dark side to this pursuit. “In an era where we exalt employee wellness and happiness, we’ve started to think of conflict as antithetical to engagement,” writes Liane Davey, team effectiveness advisor.

3 common hiring mistakes to avoid

By:
Whitney Johnson

When looking for a new hire to join your team, there’s always a risk that you’ll inadvertently skip over the perfect candidate. This sometimes happens when your subconscious mind is looking for something that isn’t in the job description, suggests executive coach Whitney Johnson.

Happiness traps: How we sabotage ourselves at work

By:
Annie McKee

In this article, author Annie McKee points out that “close to two-thirds of employees in the United States are bored, detached, or jaded and ready to sabotage plans, projects, and other people” in their jobs. She challenges the reader to question why there is so much chronic unhappiness at work.

Recent Posts

Submitted By Michael Crones
August 22, 2019

If IT has become disconnected from the business, it may be time to rethink your org chart. Draper's CIO shares how his team forged a tighter business relationship using a new IT role.

Submitted By Jason Lasseigne
August 22, 2019

Balancing high starting salaries for new graduates with those of IT veterans may feel challenging – but it doesn’t have to be. Are you truly taking care of your stars?

Submitted By Carla Rudder
August 21, 2019

Having trouble boiling DevOps and all it encompasses down to a sound bite? Here are a few simple definitions and analogies that will help explain DevOps, even to non-techies.

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