Nano Tool: See it My Way: Top Tips for Persuading Others

See it My Way: Top Tips for Persuading Others Contributed by G. Richard Shell, Thomas Gerrity Professor; Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics; Professor of Management; Chairperson: Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department, the Wharton School Nano Tools for Leaders are fast, effective leadership tools that you can learnRead More

Fresh Starts, Guilty Pleasures and Other Pro Tips for Sticking to Good Habits

This article was previously published on NPR on August 16, 2019 Katy Milkman played tennis at Princeton, and when she finished college, she went to the gym every day. But when she started grad school, her fitness routine went south. “At the end of a long day of classes, IRead More

2019 Leadership Conference Recap

2019 Wharton Leadership Conference: Leading in a Context of Conflict by Elizabeth Johnson Gathering top leaders from a breadth of backgrounds and experience, the 23rd annual Wharton Leadership Conference on June 12, 2019 tackled the vital issues surrounding “How to Lead in a Context of Conflict.” Conflict and crisis come inRead More

Nano Tool: Grow Faster, Part 2: Pull Four Levers to Drive your Innovation Narrative

Grow Faster, Part 2: Pull Four Levers to Drive your Innovation Narrative Contributed by George Day, Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor Emeritus, The Wharton School; Gregory Shea, Adjunct Professor of Management, Senior Fellow at the Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute ofRead More

Nano Tool: Grow Faster, Part 1: Embrace the Right Innovation Narrative

Grow Faster, Part 1: Embrace the Right Innovation Narrative Contributed by George Day, Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor Emeritus, The Wharton School; Gregory Shea, Adjunct Professor of Management, Senior Fellow at the Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, TheRead More

Academic Global Health Partnerships in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals: How Do We Measure Success?

by Dr. Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were announced in 2015 during the annual United Nations’ General Assembly in New York City. Known as the SDGs, these 17 goals outline a road map for national governments and the international development community to address the major challengesRead More

Nano Tool: Mastering Organizational Power and Politics

Mastering Organizational Power and Politics: The Four Strategies Every Leader Needs Contributed by John Eldred, affiliated faculty, University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies; instructor in the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Organizational Dynamics program; co-founder of the Wharton School Family Business Program; co-president, Transition One Associates. NanoRead More

Women@Work: Strategies for Overcoming an Unequal Playing Field

This article first appeared in the December 2018 issue of Wharton@Work. For its recently released Women in the Workplace report, McKinsey surveyed 279 companies and more than 64,000 employees about the state of women in corporate America. The fifth annual study revealed that any progress in closing the gender gap “isn’t justRead More

Nano Tool: Confidence When you Need it Most

Contributor: G. Richard Shell, Thomas Gerrity Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; author of Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success Nano Tools for Leaders® are fast, effective leadership tools that you can learn and start using in less than 15Read More

The Customer Centricity Playbook

New Book: The Customer Centricity Playbook   Implementing a Winning Strategy Driven by Customer Lifetime Value Peter Fader and Sarah Toms HOW DID GLOBAL GAMING COMPANY ELECTRONIC ARTS GO FROM BEING NAMED “WORST COMPANY IN AMERICA” TO CLEARING A BILLION DOLLARS IN PROFIT? They discovered a simple truth—and acted onRead More