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Leadership Advice for 2022: ‘Don’t Be the Superhero’
December 2021 Virtual Conference

Leadership Advice for 2022: ‘Don’t Be the Superhero’

How does a company like Prudential Financial, which has been around for a century and a half, adapt to the modern world? The company’s secret to innovation lies in re-evaluating how work gets done and developing empathetic leadership. That’s according to Prudential VP Alan Morales, who has an unusually forward-looking title at the company: head […]

BY Tania Rahman | January 4, 2022

Working From Home: How the Revolution Can Work for You
December 2021 Virtual Conference

Working From Home: How the Revolution Can Work for You

When journalist Charlie Warzel began working from home for the first time, “it was kind of a disaster,” he recalled. “I envisioned wrongly that work-from-home was a perk, a privilege that had to be earned all the time.” In going above and beyond to show his bosses he was still productive, any semblance of a […]

BY Emily Nonko | December 31, 2021

How to Improve the Dialogue Between Workers and Bosses
December 2021 Virtual Conference

How to Improve the Dialogue Between Workers and Bosses

As the pandemic keeps many co-workers physically separated, one thing can help bind them together: good communication. New digital tools have come along at just the right time, but the human factor is crucial. “Build the trust before you need it,” said Robyn Henderson, the director of internal communications at General Motors, who asserts that […]

BY Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza | December 29, 2021

The Great Retention: How to Intensify Employee Loyalty
December 2021 Virtual Conference

The Great Retention: How to Intensify Employee Loyalty

When Montserrat Salvany-Ferrer first moved to the U.S. a few years ago, the native Spaniard realized that her European work habits didn’t exactly align with American norms. For example, she said, “I’m not into night work. To me, when we’re done, we’re done. Tomorrow is another day. I’m not a doctor, so it’s not that […]

BY Angelica Frey | December 21, 2021

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