The Great Milk DebateJuly 13, 2017
Marketers know what makes consumers tick and have created shopping experiences to entice us to spend more money. However, is all what it seems?
In this issue of the Pulse, we share a Planet Money podcast hashing out one of the great shopping debates: why do they put milk at the back of the grocery store?
Act Like a LeaderJune 30, 2017
There are people who think leaders are born ready to step into any role. There are others who think it's a skill set to be developed just like any other. Stanford Graduate School of Business lecturer Richard Cox falls into the latter category.
In this issue of the Pulse, we share a Stanford video featuring Cox, outlining ways you can act like the leader you want to be.
Summer SuccessJune 16, 2017
Sunny days, warm nights, cool drinks ... there is a lot to love about summer. It gives us a chance to relax and regroup while soaking up the Vitamin D. It also frees up our schedule to allow us to focus on specific tasks.
In this issue of the Pulse, we take a look at how to maximize your summer downtime for year-round success.
When Conversations Go WrongMay 26, 2017
You're in the middle of a meeting and someone spits out an offside comment. You look at your colleagues and wonder where to take the conversation next.
How you respond can make or break the engagement. In this issue of the Pulse, we share a MIT Sloan video featuring Daena Giardella, who explains the best way to repair a broken conversation.
Givers, Takers and MatchersMay 12, 2017
The workplace is filled with different personality types. However, psychologist Adam Grant tends to categorize people in just three ways: as givers, takers or matchers.
In this issue of the Pulse, we share Grant's TED Talk that shines light onto these groups and explains how each style can impact professional success.