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One More Way the Startup World Hampers Women Entrepreneurs

Early feedback is essential to launching new products, but women entrepreneurs are more likely to receive input from men. Research by Rembrand Koning, Ramana Nanda, and Ruiqing Cao.

The COVID-19 Mutiny: When Teams Leave and Take Their Clients

Remote work and pandemic turbulence have made it easier to poach star teams. Boris Groysberg and colleagues offer advice for companies trying to retain or recruit high performers, and for professionals considering a move.

Cruising in Crisis: How Carnival Is Riding Out the COVID-19 Storm

COVID-19 has devastated the cruise industry, but one company may emerge stronger: Carnival. A case study by Stuart Gilson reveals how the cruising juggernaut is navigating the pandemic.

IKEA Navigates the Future While Staying True to its Culture

When Your Nerves Get the Best of You, Change the Narrative

Anxiety can hobble even the most confident leaders. Francesca Gino offers three strategies that she uses to turn nerve-wracking situations into meaningful experiences.

How Tennis, Golf, and White Anxiety Block Racial Integration

White people often take steps to avoid interacting with people of other races, whether it's at home, work, or even on a golf course, says research by Jon Jachimowicz.

Tell Me What to Do: When Bad News Is a Big Relief

Why would anyone hope for the worst? Research by Serena Hagerty and colleague sheds light on just how far people will go to dodge a tough decision.

9 Tips from an Expert Fundraiser: Help Donors 'Invest in Their Passion'

Seeking donations can feel like begging. In this excerpt from Effective Fundraising, F. Warren McFarlan offers advice to help trustees approach prospective donors with confidence.

A Rare Find in Health Care: A Simple Solution to Racial Inequity

Research by Amitabh Chandra offers a stark new explanation for racial disparities in heart attack survival rates—a problem with immediate answers.

Are Employers Ready for a Flood of 'New' Talent Seeking Work?

Many people, particularly women, will be returning to the workforce as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes. What will companies need to do to harness the talent wave? asks James Heskett.

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