“Work-Life Balance” is bunk. Real flexibility is the future of a good workplace.
Kafka’s inertia, a sort of isolation from the larger world, was central to his obsessive and anxiety-fueled stories. He defended his solitude and curated his deranged state. He even wrote in the middle of the night, while the rest of Prague slept.
Simon Rothery, the CEO of Goldman Sachs Australia and New Zealand, wondered whether his staff was really hearing his message that diversity is critical. We talked about the research Deloitte had done elsewhere which showed that leaders often think they are communicating their commitment clearly, but staff report hearing silence on the topic.
Inclusive leadership means encouraging and empowering your people to bring their whole self to work, which creates the opportunity for extraordinary performance. Only when we are fully able to be ourselves, can we truly be extraordinary.
Vice President of Internal Audit, Nationwide Insurance
The move of poverty to the suburbs is a challenge for the American social-safety net. Many anti-poverty programs in the US were designed to address urban issues—and nongovernmental organizations supporting the suburban poor are comparatively rare and underfunded.
And our government is hard at work to ensure this trend will continue.