Tactics from aerospace executive and Silicon Valley negotiation coach Katherine Monson on how tech leaders can improve tough conversations with their team (and common mistakes to avoid).
How genomics is transforming fields outside of healthcare, like agriculture, CPG, industrial manufacturing, and even aerospace. An ATOM interview with Zal Bilimoria, partner at Refactor Capital, on his frameworks for understanding the space and the business opportunities he's most excited about.
The News Corp founder's journey since taking the helm of Adelaide’s The News in 1954 as an Oxford recent grad provides a vast trove of case studies in building a business empire and amassing influence over culture and politics at an enormous scale. Here's a 14-point outline of the strategies that underpin Rupert Murdoch's decision-making, from capital allocation to editorial voice to crafting his team.
Welcome! I'm launching ATOM to serve as a town hall for sharing tactical insights between top business leaders who are focused on pushing the world forward. This “town hall” will exist both online and offline, with the weekly newsletter as the central channel to engage in it all.
A quick outline of how Elon Musk's upbringing shaped his capabilities, and how he applies the scientific method to analyzing any business opportunity (or business process). From this week's Rolling Stone profile by Neil Strauss.
Lessons in toppling a widely accepted ideology via Tim Harford's blog post on how 2017 Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler transformed economics by promoting the theory of behavioral economists despite great criticism from his peers.
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements is a short, blunt outline on the underlying drivers of human behavior and the formula that nearly every mass movement in society follows. This is a must read as both a citizen (given current events) and as a business leader (for crafting a cult-like culture).
Techniques for winning friends and influencing people, based on a Guardian profile on France's new 39-year-old president after writer Emmanuel Carrère traveled with him for a week.
A breakdown on how an unknown young reporter catapulted to become one of the most connected and well-known journalists in US business - and the confidant of Wall St's biggest names - in the span of little over a year. Based on a 2009 profile of Andrew Ross Sorkin in New York Magazine.
ATOM is a town hall for sharing tactical insights among top business leaders pushing the world forward.