Weekend Leadership Reading: 12/4/20

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Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular workdays. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take time for some of that reading you can’t find time for during the week.

Here are choice articles on hot leadership topics culled from the business schools, the business press and major consulting firms.

From the World Economic Forum: 4 things that will redefine the way we work by 2025

“Our collective consciousness now considers Before Corona and anticipates Anno Remedio. The year of the remedy is attributable not just to a cure for the virus but also a move-forward remedy for the pervasive economic and environmental challenges that confront us. As we strive to build back better, four key changes to how we work will be necessary over the next five years.”

Thanks to Danusia Jolliffe for pointing me to this story

From the Stanford Graduate School of Business: Artificial Intelligence, Cultural Diversity, and a Giant “Bag of Words”

“How machine learning helped researchers sort through 500,000 Glassdoor reviews to weigh the benefits of workplace diversity.”

From McKinsey & Company: Reimagining the way businesses operate

“To reimagine their organizations for the future, leaders must address three critical questions.”

From Bain & Company: Technology Report 2020

“Rapidly changing markets, rising geopolitical tensions and the Covid-19 pandemic have created unprecedented challenges for tech companies. Bain’s inaugural report on the state of the industry examines how leading companies are investing in AI and automation, the hybrid cloud, the Internet of Things, flexible supply chains, virtual sales and other tools to increase resilience and accelerate growth. (Download the PDF.)”

From Chief Executive: 2020 Talent Summit: Leading Teams In Trying Times

“CEOs, authors and talent gurus gathered to share strategies for tackling the thorniest challenges at Chief Executive’s annual summit. Key takeaways.”

Every Monday, I do a blog post about business reading and business books. Follow this link to my review of Humble Leadership: The Power of Relationships, Openness, and Trust.

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