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  • About the Author: Heidi K. Gardner

    Heidi K. Gardner is an assistant professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. She is the author of the April 2012 HBR article, “Coming Through When It Matters Most: How Great…

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How to Stay Focused If You’re Assigned to Multiple Projects at Once
Few people today have the luxury of working on a single project at a time; most of us are juggling the demands of many teams at once. In theory, this …

29 Oct. 2017 | Comments (0)
How to Capture Value from Collaboration, Especially If You’re Skeptical About It
Many of us recognize intellectually that we need others’ knowledge to solve big problems, yet we still lack the motivation to collaborate.…

22 Sep. 2017 | Comments (0)
How to Get People to Collaborate When You Don’t Control Their Salary
People in industries as different as commercial real estate, pharma, biotech startups, hedge funds, and public school districts worried about how to t…

09 Jul. 2015 | Comments (0)
Collaborating Well in Large Global Teams
Professional service firms seeking to help companies navigate the demands of globalization face a tough challenge because advisers with the specialize…

20 Mar. 2013 | Comments (0)
Younger Workers Need a Career Narrative
Much has been written about the importance of career narratives for mid-career and senior professionals. But, we'd argue, they're even more important …

10 Apr. 2012 | Comments (0)
Manage Your Team's Dissensus
Team members tend to assume that they all agree about how much knowledge everyone else on the team has, but research shows they often actually hold qu…