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What makes for a highly successful CEO, if success means excelling in areas like commitment, sustainability, customer satisfaction, and well-being? Microhabits that encourage physical and mental health matter, as does attention to human connections.
The retailer of the future won’t just sell stuff—it might also become your walk-in clinic, your travel agent, and your bank. But as retailers expand into new businesses, they need to make careful, consumer-centric choices.
A McKinsey report examines the pandemic’s effect on urban real estate and potential impact on demand through 2030. The bottom line: fewer days in the office has sent shock waves throughout the industry.
In a recent survey, older adults around the world identified the factors that affect their health. Surprisingly, they were nonmedical in nature. Instead, issues including social inclusion, feeling connected, and being active were what mattered most.
Employees of all ages want similar things at work, but their motivations vary. To meet people where they are, companies can invest in leadership, technology, and a deeper understanding of individuals’ needs.
If your business has survived—or even thrived—during three years of historic challenges, you might think that you’re set for whatever comes next. But how can you be sure? Consistently high-performing organizations know that skill matters, in the form of operational excellence.
McKinsey’s American Opportunity Survey reveals that Americans feel more pessimistic about their economic futures than in our prior surveys. Inflation, a jobs–skills mismatch, and mental health rank as top concerns.
We’re seeing an increasing urgency to scale climate technologies. But uncertainty in the financial markets and supply chain challenges create a sense that launching or scaling a green business is complicated.
Real estate accounts for about 40 percent of all GHG emissions and for more than half of emissions that most companies can practically reduce between now and 2030. Here are three steps to consider for any company with real-estate holdings.
In the past few years, companies across sectors have struggled with supply chain challenges. One of the most counterintuitive approaches comes from an apparel retailer, whose solution is to turn competitors into collaborators and customers.
Once again, technology innovation is leading us into something that might transform the experience of consumers and companies in some unforeseen way. How should companies think about the nascent metaverse?
CEOs often feel ill-prepared for the big job. The best ones come to understand that they must concentrate on the things that only they can do. Everything else must get pushed out to others on the team.
Companies can build lasting loyalty in a competitive talent market by offering workers real flexibility. One example? Offer 20-hour workweeks with benefits. Within five years, this will be more of a norm.
No matter how self-aware you are, it can be hard to remind yourself of your own implicit bias when you’re about to make a decision. You may need a cue, something to tell yourself, “Stop. Wait a minute.”
The majority of people surveyed about what happened to their well-being and finances during the pandemic report that the drop in their well-being has been dramatically worse than the impact on their finances.