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Speaking to Customers in Uncertain Times

Subscribe Share Businesses are increasingly operating in a low-trust world. The levels at which people mistrust government, traditional media, and social media are high — and rising.1 Companies increasingly struggle to maintain consumer confidence on issues such as data collection and privacy, the use of artificial intelligence, and environmental practices. Add to the trust deficit […]

71% of Consumers More Likely to Shop at Stores Requiring Face Masks

According to research by GatherUp, 71% of customers are more likely to do business in stores that require face masks. The latest research points to a growing health concern among patrons over possibly contracting COVID-19 as businesses open up. The research analyzed by some 40,000 reviews by shoppers points to the need for businesses to […]

8 Ways Managers Can Support Employees’ Mental Health

Illustration by Marco Vannini Uncertainty breeds anxiety, and we are living in uncertain times. Between rising numbers of Covid-19 cases, questions about whether or not to reopen economies and businesses, the ongoing protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, and the economic fallout of the pandemic, we don’t know what will come next. And […]

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught in a Classroom?

Executive Summary As the pandemic reshapes entire industries, the need for agile entrepreneurs have never been more urgent. But traditional business education isn’t always optimized for preparing the next generation of leaders for an uncertain, rapidly changing world. Nevertheless, some business schools have pioneered new teaching models designed to teach entrepreneurship more effectively by focusing […]