Ideas and insights about communication from MIT Sloan.
Data literacy for leaders
Here’s how executives and senior managers can become effective and savvy champions of the data produced by their organizations.
Our top 5 ‘Working Definitions’ of 2022
Distributed leadership, toxic work culture, and three other ideas that stood out this year.
How to craft a board-level data presentation
Prepare early, cater presentations to reach different audiences, and tell compelling stories.
4-step ‘listening challenge’ can help reduce polarized discourse
A new conversation guide offers four steps for transforming conflict into collaborative solutions.
The curse of knowledge: Why experts struggle to explain their work
Experts are poorer communicators in their own domain than nonexperts. MIT Sloan’s Miro Kazakoff offers ways to reverse that curse.
What ‘work of the future’ means to 5 business leaders
Executives from Google, Target, and Amgen prioritize data, artificial intelligence, and empathy as they shape a future-ready workforce.
‘Impostor thoughts’ may have an upside in the workplace
New research from MIT Sloan refutes the long-held belief that there is nothing good about thinking one is overestimated by colleagues.
How can social platforms protect kids from hateful speech?
Researchers analyzed 110 million YouTube comments. Their recommendation: Use algorithms to hide toxic speech, then follow up with human review.
Our top 5 ‘Working Definitions’ of 2021
Cringe factor, the Allen Curve, and three other popular ideas.
This innovation expert helps women amplify their work
Erica Dhawan sees female allyship as more than just giving advice — it’s helping women find ways to take risks, network, and build successful careers.