Decision-Making I Negotiation

Empathetic Negotiation Saved My Company by Charalambos Vlacoutsicos (HBR)

Strategic Negotiation in Strategic Leadership and Decision Making (NDU) (Chapter)


A Framework for Ethical Decision Making, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Business as usual: The acceptance and perpetuation of corruption in organizations by Vikas Anand, Blake E. Ashforth and Mahendra Joshi, Academy of Management Executive (2005)


The Founder’s Dilemma by Noam Wasserman

Forgive Them for They Are Young Employees by David Silverman

The Sign’s of a Leader’s Empathy Deficit Disorder by Daniel Goleman

Motivation | Goals

How to Suppress the Apology Reflex by Audrey S. Lee (NYT)

The Four Golden Rules of Effective Menteeship by Vineet Chopra, Mary Dixon Woods and Sanjay Saint (BMJ)

The Hardest Word: Why Saying No is Key to Your Long-Term Success by Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin

Too Many Choices Can Derail Success by Szu-Chi Huang / Louise Lee (Stanford)

When Goal Setting Goes Bad by Sean Silverthorne

Performance | Productivity | People Strategy

Deloitte: Reinventing Performance Management by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall (HBR, 2015)

How Netflix Reinvented HR by Patty McCord (HBR)

The Best Companies Don’t Have More Stars – They Cluster Them Together by Michael Mankins (HBR)

The Performance Management Revolution by Peter Cappelli and Anna Tavis (HBR)

There Are Two Types of Performance but Most Organizations Only Focus on One by Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi (HBR)

We’re Working Harder Than Ever, So Why Is Productivity Plummeting? by Rana Foroohar (Time)

What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money? by Eric Garton (HBR)

Personal Life | Family | Kids

How Couples Can Cope with Professional Stress by Jackie Coleman and John Coleman (HBR)

Personal Values

Be Yourself, but Carefully by Lisa Rosh and Lynn Offermann (HBR)


What Makes for a Great Team? Research has identified five conditions that, when present, increase the probability of team effectiveness by J. Richard Hackman, Ph.D. (American Psychological Association)

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