Hello! Read S. Mitra Kalita on how to support colleagues who are sick or grieving and how to make it possible for yourself and colleagues to recharge this summer. And check out our briefings on the recent books HBR at 100, Talent, The No Club, and Tomorrow's Capitalist. Also, see our news about a bold new chapter for Charter thanks to our first outside investment (and Axios coverage of it.)

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Download - A Better Future for Working Parents: A playbook for leaders and organizations

A playbook with advice and actionable strategies for making workplaces work for working parents and other caregivers.

Download - A Better Future for Working Parents: A playbook for leaders and organizations


Interview

How sustainability changes how you approach everyday business questions

'The Sustainability Scorecard' by Urvashi Bhatnagar and Paul Anastas argues that sustainably designed products and processes are more efficient and higher-quality than many current approaches.

How sustainability changes how you approach everyday business questions

How 'medium-level challenges' keep burnout away

A motivation researcher explains the psychology of 'boreout,' in which lack of stress feels as depleting as too much of it.

How 'medium-level challenges' keep burnout away


Book Briefing

‘Work Matters’ by Maureen Perry-Jenkins: How workplaces can positively impact children

In 'Work Matters', Maureen Perry-Jenkins of UMass Amherst draws a direct line between how low-income parents are treated at work and how they perform as parents—with broad implications for us all.

‘Work Matters’ by Maureen Perry-Jenkins: How workplaces can positively impact children


Interview

How employees could have a voice on corporate boards

An interview with MIT's Thomas Kochan about how “stakeholder capitalism” might have more teeth if workers had a representative in the boardroom.

How employees could have a voice on corporate boards

Book Briefing

'Building a Second Brain' by Tiago Forte: How to harness all of the information you consume

With this new book, Forte details a structure for managing information overload and using digital tools to organize information for easy recollection and retrieval.

'Building a Second Brain' by Tiago Forte: How to harness all of the information you consume


Interview

How Gen Z is Changing the Workplace

Generation Z is relatively new to the workforce, but is having an outsized impact on the preoccupations of managers. We spoke with Maia Ervin, chief people officer at JUV Consulting, a Gen Z digital marketing agency.

How Gen Z is Changing the Workplace