Corporate Culture

CULTURE

3 Ways To Stop Implicit Bias In The Workplace

Implicit bias, or unconscious bias, can hurt the workplace in more ways than one. These unconscious beliefs about groups of people can make others feel uncomfortable, misunderstood, and unheard. For businesses, being aware of implicit bias and educating their employees can help in the fight

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How To End LGBTQ+ Discrimination In The Workplace

Is your workplace a welcoming, safe space for LGBTQ+ employees? As of June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is illegal under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling, however,

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How To Make Your Startup More LGBTQ Friendly

Workplace discrimination remains a significant obstacle for queer employees. According to the HRC, 46% of LGBTQ+ workers report staying closeted at work. 20% of queer employees report that coworkers have tried to police their gender expression and 31% report feeling unhappy or depressed at work.

HEALTH

Dealing With Entrepreneurial Burnout

In a world where time is money, working professionals are more stressed out today than ever before. This phenomenon disproportionately affects entrepreneurs. While 7% of the general population experiences depression and some level of burnout, an overwhelming 50% of entrepreneurs report feelings of burnout. In recent

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Why I Want To Cancel Toxic Productivity Culture

A crippling fear of failure and a relentless desire to please sound familiar? We have our society to thank for that one. Before I start laying out a recovery plan for those suffering from toxic productivity culture like I was, I felt I needed to tell you

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10 Excellent Ways To Foster An Innovation Culture In A Team

Managing a team can be tough, especially when deadlines are creeping up or the bottom line isn’t quite matching up with expectations. The problem with this is that management and companies often get so caught up in the day-to-day operation of their company that they

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How To Build A Winning Startup Culture 2020

We are in the month of August and the year 2020 has been one of the roughest years in centuries. We’re talking an upcoming election in November (some would argue the most important in history), an ongoing debate over whether or not to reopen schools,

Kevin Davenport (right) and Madeleine Hettich (left)
INSPIRE

What We All Can Learn From Kevin Davenport

Kevin Davenport's dedication to the success of the next generation is certainly commendable. With the current difficulties facing youths in troubled areas of Chicago, it's become harder for them to have access to the same resources and job training as their peers from other neighborhoods. Ideal Candidate acknowledges this problem and seeks to correct it.