Interviews

We publish Q&A interviews with thinkers, researchers, and business people about best practices for working and leading every week.


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How to shift mindset and practices for hybrid work

Managers say that some of the most important challenges of remote and hybrid work relate to performance management. MIT's Robert C. Pozen on the best practices for tackling them.

How to shift mindset and practices for hybrid work

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What research says about how to make hybrid work succeed

Stanford's Nicholas Bloom says companies should adopt centralized hybrid work approaches.

What research says about how to make hybrid work succeed

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Chad Sanders on where businesses are failing Black workers

The author of "Black Magic" says there needs to be a "redistribution of ownership and leadership across the tops of these companies."

Chad Sanders on where businesses are failing Black workers

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How to make a remote-first approach work

A Q&A with Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo about the tech company's detailed approach to becoming a remote-first organization.

How to make a remote-first approach work

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Rethinking the resume is a key to fair hiring

A Q&A with Frida Polli, CEO and co-founder of pymetrics, which uses behavioral science and artificial intelligence to reduce bias in hiring.

Rethinking the resume is a key to fair hiring

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The myths about why we're paid what we are, and how to fix them

Sociologist Jake Rosenfeld argues that it’s a fruitless effort to measure an individual worker’s performance in most jobs, because their contribution is so interlinked with that of others.

The myths about why we're paid what we are, and how to fix them

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How to design hybrid offices

NYU's Anne-Laure Fayard on how offices should be reconfigured, given flexible and hybrid work approaches.

How to design hybrid offices

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Prepare for 'massive job turnover' when the crisis stabilizes

Stefanie Tignor, Humu’s head of data science and insights, on workers' mindset right now and how burnout will eventually lead people to leave.

Prepare for 'massive job turnover' when the crisis stabilizes

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Why many workers will be lonely even when they return to the office

Some of the plans for returning to workplaces could inadvertently exacerbate loneliness, according to Noreena Hertz, an economist and author The Lonely Century.

Why many workers will be lonely even when they return to the office

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How to succeed with remote and hybrid work

Tips from Tsedal Neeley, a Harvard Business School professor who studies virtual workforces and has a book called Remote Work Revolution due out in March.

How to succeed with remote and hybrid work