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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 Create A Safe And Healthy Working Environment

Building and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace is any company’s responsibility. However, running yearly training programs and hanging a few posters with workplace safety tips is not enough. To boost safety in the workplace, you need to actively promote it. Here are a few

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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.

CULTURE

How Businesses Can Do Better Next Juneteenth

As we reflect on the Fourth of July, it’s important to reflect on many of the areas businesses must improve in next Juneteenth. Juneteenth, short for June 19th, honors the end of slavery in the United States. And on June 17, 2021, it officially became

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6 Biggest Workplace Obstacles And How To Overcome Them

The world of business is riddled with various obstacles. To illustrate this, we don't have to look past the regular workplace where anything ranging from equipment malfunction to personal relationships can escalate into a full-scale crisis.
ENTERTAIN

How Accurate Is The Office Exactly?

The Office is considered to be one of the best comedies to come out of television. It’s funny, relatable, and presents the average day-to-day office setting. But how accurate is The Office to an actual office setting? As the show presents itself as satirical, poking

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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,

CULTURE

Here Are The 5 Best Dog Breeds For Entrepreneurs

“They say money can buy anything. Sure, it can. However, the love I want to see for myself in someone’s eyes is rare. Where can I find pure and real love? Someone who appreciates my existence as a human without rolling eyes at my banks’

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How To Hire Your 1st Employee VS. The 100th

From the standpoint of being a hiring manager carefully seeking out the best fit for my organization, there are several aspects taken into consideration. There is not by any means one factor in the interview process overwhelmingly outweighing another among hopeful applicants. Meaning, if one

HEALTH

How To Be You In The New Year

One of the most important new year’s resolutions you can make is to be your authentic self. Here are a few words of wisdom to take with you into the new year. New year resolutions with sticky notes on blackboard BE: Empathetic —with the desire

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How To Be A Successful Leader Part 3: Be The Core Power

So you’re still running that team, kudos. Question, have you been doing some self-examination lately? Looking at the man (or woman) in the mirror? No? Well, you better do as Ice Cube said back in the day: “you better check yo’ self before you wreck

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4 Simple Ways to Plan Your 2020 Business Goals

As we close out the final chapter of 2019, now is the perfect time to build your strategic plan for 2020. The next several weeks present an excellent opportunity to take stock of what has gone well this past year and what your goals should

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