The Women Behind America’s Jobs Talk Bias

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The Women Behind America’s Jobs Talk Bias

When the morning alarm rings, what motivates people to go to their jobs every day? Do their jobs impact how they see themselves, their future and their family’s future? The Atlantic’s “Inside Jobs” project, supported by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, asked American workers these questions and more in a comprehensive report on the […]

Freelancers Are Ditching Cities for Rural America

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Freelancers Are Ditching Cities for Rural America

“We had gunfire in our Harlem neighborhood. We have daily gunfire here, but it’s from hunters and gun enthusiasts,” explains Hans Hageman, a creative marketing consultant and strategist. A New York native who remembers an earlier, grittier incarnation of the city, he’s doing today what would have been hard to conceive of earlier in his […]

Six Simple Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work [Infographic]

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Six Simple Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work [Infographic]

OSHA (The Occupational Safety and Health Administration) deemed stress a “hazard of the workplace,” and estimates put the cost of stress at $190 billion a year in annual healthcare bills. And it’s not isolated to specific industries – the problem is widespread. 65% of adults say that work is the source of their significant stress. […]

Easy Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Workday, From Start to Finish

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Easy Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Workday, From Start to Finish

Mindfulness. More than a buzzword? Absolutely. With giants like Google, Target and General Mills investing in mindfulness, it’s time for all organizations to take a closer look. What is Mindfulness? So what is mindfulness? The first thing to realize is that the concept of mindfulness is not new. It’s an ancient mental methodology that enables […]

Five Ways Older Workers Can Combat Age Discrimination

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Five Ways Older Workers Can Combat Age Discrimination

“I turned 50 and seemed to have been thrown out of the public relations profession, my industry of 20 years,” says Lisa Wells, who recalls having traveled repeatedly from New York to Philadelphia and Boston for job interviews—all without having any luck. Desperate, Wells sought some professional help. But “after going to a head hunter’s […]

Top Future Leadership Posts of 2016

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Top Future Leadership Posts of 2016

As the year speeds toward the finish line, I look to my most popular posts for insight into what people are focusing on in the workplace. This year’s top posts show that our community cares about empathy, fighting bias, increasing diversity, speaking out about menopause, and building strong interpersonal relationships. I am thrilled to see […]

What To Do When Employees Resent Coworkers Who Work From Home

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What To Do When Employees Resent Coworkers Who Work From Home

Maritza manages a team of fifteen, five of which work from home. Recently, she’s noticed some of her in-office team showing signs of unhappiness and disengagement. Terry, an employee of eight years, has stopped contributing to group discussions almost entirely. Jamal and Doug have started leaving the office together a little earlier than the official […]

Wholesaler? Anne Loehr Weighs In: How You Can Deepen Your Advisor Relationships

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Wholesaler? Anne Loehr Weighs In: How You Can Deepen Your Advisor Relationships

I was asked to be a guest on the New Wholesaler Masterminds Radio Show, hosted by Rob Shore. It is a podcast dedicated to the art, science and lifestyle of wholesalers and their leaders. They believe that emotional intelligence (EQ) is one of the key components to wholesaler success, and because I’ve spoken on this topic to […]

This Type of Bias is Happening at Your Organization Right Now

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This Type of Bias is Happening at Your Organization Right Now

Here’s the scene: You’re hiking in a lush jungle in Ecuador’s rain forest when you look down and realize you’re about to step on a large snake. Before you even think, you step back quickly and get away from the snake. Now, you could have taken the time to look in your field guide book […]

An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump: Diversify Your Cabinet to Make America “Great Again”

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An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump: Diversify Your Cabinet to Make America “Great Again”

Dear President-Elect Trump, As we move past campaigning to governance, I noticed that your potential cabinet lacks diversity. I am not a politician or policy wonk, so I cannot guide you on how to create the best cabinet. However, I do know how diversity can improve your cabinet. I understand you have many things to […]