Navigating Talent Hot Spots

In 2016, General Electric announced that it was moving its longtime corporate headquarters from suburban Fairfield, Connecticut, to downtown Boston.

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Creating a Purpose-Driven Organization

When Gerry Anderson first became the president of DTE Energy, he did not believe in the power of higher organizational purpose. We’re not talking about having a clear mission that focuses

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The Surprising Power of Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation.

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Toxic Workplaces

If your workplace is toxic, can you change it? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, Dear HBR:,

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How to Hire

I really dislike the term “A player.” It implies a grading system that can determine who will be best for a position.

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