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How To | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
How to hire when you’re a cash-strapped startup
January 27, 2020
Raising investment and scaling your startup can be something of a chicken and egg conundrum; you need money to scale, and you need to demonstrate growth in order to raise. But how can you start growing your headcount when funds are still in short supply? Talent Works International put together the ultimate guide of how to hire quality candidates on a limited budget.
People & Culture | Podcasts | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability | Wellbeing
Why People — and Companies — Need Purpose
January 24, 2020
In this HBR podcast, Nicholas Pearce, clinical associate professor at Kellogg School of Management, says too many companies and individuals go about their daily business without a strong sense of purpose. He argues that companies that are not simply profit-driven are more likely to succeed and that the same goes for people. He says individuals who align their daily job with their life’s work will be happier and more productive.
Economy | People & Culture | Podcasts | Sustainability | Tech | Wellbeing
Your Undivided Attention Podcast
January 3, 2020
Technology companies are locked in an arms race to seize your attention, and that race is tearing apart our shared social fabric. In this inaugural podcast from the Center for Humane Technology, hosts Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin will expose the hidden designs that have the power to hijack our attention, manipulate our choices and destabilise our real world communities.
Articles | Books | People & Culture | Wellbeing
The best books to read at every age, from 1 to 100
December 25, 2019
Books are a portal to our personal histories. Pick up a worn copy of a childhood favourite and you might be transported to the warmth of a parent’s arms or a beanbag chair in a first-grade classroom or a library in your hometown. Avid readers could build autobiographies around their favourite books and come to the realisation that what they have read is almost as meaningful as when they read it. In light of that reality, The Washington Post took
How To | People & Culture
Cognitive bias cheat sheet
December 18, 2019
Thinking is hard. Cognitive biases are just tools, useful in the right contexts, harmful in others. They’re the only tools we’ve got, and they’re even pretty good at what they’re meant to do. We might as well get familiar with them and even appreciate that we at least have some ability to process the universe with our mysterious brains.
Articles | People & Culture | Startup
Why Google’s Teams Are Insanely Creative
December 12, 2019
And it all Starts with creating the right culture: learn through experience, don’t be evil, teacher as a guide.
Diversity | How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
How to get better at using a coworker’s nonbinary pronouns
December 10, 2019
This is a compilation of suggestions about how to get better at using a coworker’s nonbinary pronouns (they/them). While most of these suggestions are for nonbinary folks, some of them also apply to people switching from he/his/him to she/hers/her and vice versa.
Articles | Economy | People & Culture | Wellbeing
How working less could solve all our problems.
December 3, 2019
Shorter workweeks could help reduce accidents, combat climate change, make the genders more equal, and more, contends historian and author Rutger Bregman.
Articles | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup | Wellbeing
The ethics of the 4 day work week. It’s not just about the hours
November 8, 2019
Arguments for fewer working hours usually focus on the “economic” benefits, in the sense of resource allocation that maximises satisfaction, but a new report says there’s a more important reason: that it is ethically desirable. Ethical desirability isn’t just a matter of costs and benefits: it’s also a matter of justice and realising common goods.
People & Culture | Purpose-Driven Business | Videos | Wellbeing
How can good mental health and well-being drive innovation in business?
November 5, 2019
A 45 minute webinar with guest speakers Delphine Dépy Carron, Peter Koening, Alexander Inchbald & Gib Bulloch discussing the question: ‘How can good mental health and well-being drive innovation in business?’.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
Why startups fall apart at 50 employees
October 22, 2019
Ask anyone who’s worked at more than one startup and they’ll probably tell you the same thing: Young companies start to go off the rails once they hit 50 employees. Joe Procopio call this the “teenager” startup phase, and he’s been there several times, both as an employee and an executive. What does this look like? How to avoid chaos?
How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
Your Commute Is Bad for You, Here’s How to Make It Better
October 14, 2019
We’ve all been there: You tell people your commute is 45 minutes each way, but every day, there’s a delay. An accident. A broken down train. Inclement weather. A barge hitting the bridge you have to cross to get to work and causing a four-hour traffic backup (true story). To compensate for the inevitable delays, you leave the house earlier and earlier. And to leave earlier, you have to go to bed earlier—or be exhausted for the whole day. You