Thursday sundry links

Patagonia’s path toward living up to its own commitment to sustainability has involved decades of acknowledging flaws, solving problems, and finding ways to bring along suppliers, employees, and customers. But by highlighting values and using environmental constraints as a source of innovation, the company has found profits.
It’s time for leaders to rebuild the bonds that COVID-19 has shaken. First step: Start talking.
Because of our ability to think about thinking, “the gap between ape and man is immeasurably greater than the one between amoeba and ape.”
Office-return planning offers a rare opportunity to transform lessons learned during the pandemic into a more sustainable work model.
To improve executive performance, thinking about thinking is a really good idea.