An action-packed guide to leadership

Promotion: you can learn to manage tasks to make more room for the elements of the job you enjoy most
©Mark Sykes

Insead professor’s fine primer on how doing trumps philosophising

Feedback on review of health tech book

Readers offer thoughts on apps aimed at optimising productivity

Business Education

A reader’s guide to a turbulent decade – with the financial crisis at its centre

Review: Mindful Work

A timely history of how businesses adopted meditation

Review: The Internet Is Not The Answer

An attack on the excesses and distortions of the web

Review: Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!

Nicholas Carlson on the enigma of Yahoo’s would-be saviour

Review: Driven to Distraction at Work

Step away from the gadget — and a doctor’s misguided prescription, writes Lucy Kellaway

If small is the future we all win big

Large companies mostly depend on financial engineering

Finish Big, by Bo Burlingham

Illuminating the exit to help founders bow out with grace

Front cover of Ron Friedman's 'The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace'

Review: The Best Place To Work

Why workplace friendship can achieve more than a chivvying boss

Review: Speed Limits

How our ever-quickening pace of life has its roots in medievalism