McKinsey: What’s the future of the internet?

Reflecting on the advances this year made possible by generative AI, it’s easy to get excited for the future. But before we dive headfirst into techno-optimism, let’s get the basics down. Check out the following articles from our popular McKinsey Explainers series to understand the building blocks of the future internet.

What is Web3?

What is tokenization?

What is prompt engineering?

What is digital-twin technology?

What is quantum computing?

What is proof of stake?

What is blockchain?

How to manage your time so it doesn’t manage you

November 5, 2023

It’s that time again: Clocks in North America officially fell back an hour today, shifting an hour of daylight from the evening to the morning. If you already feel like you’re racing against the clock at work, it might also be time to assess how you’re managing your hours and what you can do to be more productive. “Most executives say they frequently find themselves spending way too much time on pointless interactions that drain their energy and produce information overload,” write McKinsey’s Aaron De Smet, J.R. Maxwell, Patrick Simon, and coauthors. As your circadian rhythm readjusts, check out these insights to learn how to collaborate more effectively, run better meetings, and reduce workplace stress.

If we’re all so busy, why isn’t anything getting done?

What is an effective meeting?

Author Talks: Beyond collaboration overload

Stop wasting your most precious resource: Middle managers

To unlock better decision making, plan better meetings

Beyond burnout: What helps—and what doesn’t

The secret to great health? Escaping the healthcare matrix

Sleep on it: Addressing the sleep-loss epidemic through technology

‘Only McKinsey’ reads to kick off your weekend

November 4, 2023

We publish insights daily on the issues that matter most in business and management. Here are 9 of our recent insights that typify what “only McKinsey” can deliver. And while you have some time as you unwind this weekend, update your subscriptions now to stay current on your favorite topics. Choose which of our more than 40 free email offerings meet your needs.


The Committed Innovator: How Major League Baseball built an innovation machine

How CFOs can adopt a VC mindset: Staircase Venture’s Janet Bannister

Beyond ‘quiet luxury’: Brunello Cucinelli’s billion-dollar growth formula


Women in the Workplace 2023

Courageous growth: Six strategies for continuous growth outperformance

Global Energy Perspective 2023


Leadership lessons from the world’s best CEOs 

Rewired to outcompete

Activating middle managers through capability building