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  • Lisa Cook on broadening participation in innovation

    As the US continues to grapple with the economic shocks of the COVID pandemic, lowering barriers to the full economic participation of all Americans in proportion to their talents remains one of the surest paths to strengthening the long-run outlook for the American workforce. Michigan State University economist Dr. Lisa Cook joins to discuss her research on the pernicious effects of discrimination on innovation and prosperity, and steps policymakers can take to address them.

  • Erich Joachimstaller on his book, The Interaction Field

    How are the most successful businesses creating value and igniting smart growth in a fast-paced, competitive market? Join JP Kuehlwein, Marketing Institute Leader at The Conference Board, as he speaks with Erich Joachimsthaler about his new book, The Interaction Field: The Revolutionary New Way to Create Shared Value for Businesses, Customers, and Society, which explains why future success is not only based on creating value for your own organization, but also by creating value for society.

  • Erwan Rambourg on his book, Future Luxe

    What are the major forces and emerging trends that are set to reshape luxury over the next decade? Join Erwan Rambourg as he sits down with our Marketing Institute Leader JP Kuehlwein to discuss his latest book, Future Luxe: What's Ahead for the Business of Luxury, which offers powerful guidance to those both new to the industry, as well as veterans planning for continued success.

  • The Future of Corporate Governance

    John Wilcox, Chairman Emeritus at Morrow Sodali, is one of the most recognized and respected figures in corporate governance in the world. In his book, The Evolution of Corporate Governance, he provides a real-time picture of how governance evolved over the years through a collection of essays and articles he has written during his distinguished career.

  • COVID-19’s Biggest Legacy: Remote Work and Its Implications for the US Post-Pandemic Labor Market

    After nearly a year of primarily working from home, a growing share of organizations expect remote work to become the new normal. But within the shift to remote work, no one story fits all. We discuss differences in remote work rates across demographics, occupations, industries, and geographies that have become even more apparent during the pandemic. We also discuss the implications of remote work for worker productivity, how organizations hire, and for employees’ quality of life.

  • Vikram Mansharamani on his book, Think for Yourself

    Join Vikram Mansharamani discusses his new book, which offers an indispensable guide for those looking to restore self-reliant thinking in a data-driven and technology-dependent yet overwhelmingly uncertain world.

  • Karen Mangia on her book, Working from Home

    Join Salesforce executive, Karen Mangia, as she discusses her new book, Working from Home, which provides guidance on how to create a work-from-home culture designed for success and helps team managers and business executives prepare their employees for future work.

  • Bruce Tulgan on his book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work

    Even amid the seeming chaos, there's always that indispensable go-to person who thrives on their many working relationships with people all over the organization chart. How do they do it? In this practical book, talent guru and bestselling author, Bruce Tulgan, reveals the secrets of the go-to person in our new world of work and shows how go-to people think and behave differently, building up their influence with others, regardless of whether they have the formal authority.

  • The Conference Board Us Consumer Confidence Index Increase Slightly in January 2021

    The just released Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® improved moderately in January 2021 after decreasing in December. Join this podcast with Conference Board Chief Economist Dana Peterson and Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators to understand the story behind the numbers and what our experts foresee for the early months of 2021.

  • COVID-19 Reset: Developing Resilience to Move Through Uncertainty

    The COVID-19 pandemic triggered both a global health crisis and an economic crisis, creating another considerable threat to employee well-being—anxiety. The solution to this rising anxiety epidemic is to develop our resilience. This podcast reviews our recently published report, COVID-19 Reset & Recovery: Developing Resilience to Move through Uncertainty to New Beginnings with information on why we become anxious and 12 practical recommendations for leaders and employees.

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