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Number of the Day

Many companies opted to cancel their annual holiday party this year, others went virtual, and a few decided to keep celebrating in person

23% The share of U.S. companies hosting holiday parties this year, three out of four of which are doing so virtually.
23% The share of U.S. companies hosting holiday parties this year, three out of four of which are doing so virtually.
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What even smart companies get wrong about core values

A businesswoman leads a white board session and presentation in a conference room with her colleagues.
A businesswoman leads a white board session and presentation in a conference room with her colleagues.
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The 3 Best Business Books of 2019

KPIs, OKRs, and BHAGs aren’t that great at motivating or evaluating people. Here’s what works instead.

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Between the Lines

Company-provided free food and happy hours impose a sinister creep on employees’ personal lives

Employees eating lunch at a cafe in the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Photo: Brooks Kraft/Getty Images


If you see something off-culture and ignore it, you’ve created a new culture

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