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Three days a week we’ll email you a super insightful illustration that tells a story about the world of work. The emails cover topics like company culture, design thinking, leadership strategies, creating better functioning teams, enhancing patient experience, etc. They are designed to give you insight into working smarter and being more connected to why you do what you do. We also feature guest posts once a week from thought leaders around the world. People who enjoy the daily are most often senior leaders in business, healthcare execs, entrepreneurs, and academics.

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Read our latest posts below:

how to lead in times of change;Leaders don't create the mission. the mission creates the leaders.

The recipe for fearless leadership

By David Essman | May 18, 2022

The big leadership story of recent times is from President Zelensky from Ukraine. When offered safe passage by the Americans out of Kyiv when the Russians …

behavioral psychology;Wisdom is knowledge gathered through experience

Every Window Is An Opportunity

By David Essman | May 6, 2022

  From Strength To Strength, by Arthur C. Brooks. “Decline is inevitable”. Brooks has written a really interesting book about how to manage the career …

how to gain influence; all roads lead back to influence

Elon: The King of Influence

By David Essman | April 26, 2022

The big story this week is, of course, Elon Musk buying Twitter for $44 billion. The two big questions the media seem to be asking are: …

high purpose culture; Without love, there is no freedom

How To Be A Visionary

By David Essman | March 22, 2022

  Some people wake us up. They bring us a new idea or a new way to do things. They challenge us to think differently, …

culture of empathy; Hope

Without This We Are Nothing

By David Essman | March 10, 2022

The one thing that keeps us moving. We all know what it is. Without it we are nothing. With it, we can do anything. But …

culture of empathy;You are only as good as the love you have for other people

Compassion Wins

By David Essman | March 9, 2022

  We, as humans, like to categorize. It makes the world easier to digest. We fit the people around us into labels: users, coworkers, competitors. …