Tue.Jul 09, 2024

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Tamara Winfrey-Harris on Her New Book, “A Black Woman’s Guide to Getting Free”

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At the end of her 2021 book, Dear Black Girl: Letters from Your Sisters on Stepping Into Your Power , Tamara Winfrey-Harris wrote, “We will get free together.” Now, the author and president of the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana is back with her recipe for living authentically and unapologetically in her book, A Black Woman’s Guide to Getting Free (Berrett-Koehler Publishers: July 9, 2024).

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U.K. Four-day Workweek Trial Reduced Turnover By 39%

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A 15-month trial of a four-day workweek introduced by South Cambridgeshire District Council in the U.K. has revealed overwhelming benefits in favor of the reduced workweek. Launched in January 2023, the largest U.K. public sector trial was designed to evaluate whether a shorter working week could maintain or improve productivity without cutting employee wages, and for the most part it did.

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How Childhood Chores Sparked My Personal Growth in Business

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I grew up hating chores. Not because of the chores themselves—I actually didn’t mind helping out. What totally discouraged me was the fact that no matter how hard I tried, my efforts were never good enough for my mother. She’d always come along behind me and redo what I had just done. Talk about frustrating! I never felt that I could meet her expectations when it came to chores.

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Frontline Managers Are Facing ‘Complexity Crisis,’ But Retention Solutions Exist

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New research shows a “complexity crisis” is affecting frontline managers, who are often tasked with leading efforts to improve employee retention and productivity across the majority (80%) of the global workforce. The complex crisis refers to the multifaceted and increasing challenges that frontline managers face in today’s highly competitive work environments.

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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40 Money Quotes to Help Maximize Your Wealth in 2024

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Money can be a pretty sweet deal; it can provide you with an exciting lifestyle, glorious things and sometimes even a little happiness. The catch? Sometimes there isn’t enough money to go around—and it can only buy you happiness to a certain extent. And since there are no trees growing free cash and no dollar bills raining from the sky into our purses and wallets, most of us live in a world of budgets.

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The Benefits and Risks of Hiring Digital Nomads

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This past year has widely been touted as the year of “return to work.” After extolling the value of hiring remote workers, especially as necessitated by the pandemic, many companies are now requiring employees to return back to the office, either full-time or in a hybrid role. Take IBM, for example. In a widely circulated 2014 white paper titled “Challenging the modern myths of remote working,” the company, known as a pioneer in telecommuting, highlighted the various benefits of hiring remote wo

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Ignoring Menopause In The Workplace Has Alarming Costs

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The impact of menopause on women’s work lives can present significant challenges, with 44% of working women reporting that their ability to work is affected during menopause, which can last seven years. Effectively addressing menopause requires a fundamental change in workplace culture and legal safeguards to ensure women receive the essential support needed to succeed professionally during this transitional period.

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Beyond Borders: 5 Digital Nomads Share How They’re Redefining Work, Family and Travel

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Embracing a lifestyle defined by flexibility and adventure, digital nomads have redefined the traditional notions of work and travel. This modern breed of professionals leverages technology to break free from geographical constraints to blend work, family life and wanderlust. For today’s digital nomads, remote work is not just a job—it’s an intentional lifestyle choice that offers both rewards and challenges.

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What Makes a Good Story and Why Storytelling Is Important

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“If you are human, you love stories. Why? We’re hardwired to love stories because they help us understand our world and are essential to our evolution.” — How Your Story Sets You Free, by Heather Box and Julian Mocine-McQueen What makes a good story? And why is storytelling so important to us? According to a study by the National Library of Medicine , “narratives that cause us to pay attention and also involve us emotionally are the stories that move us to action.

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Unlock Your Productivity: Simple Steps for Every Professional

Unlock your full potential with our comprehensive guide on productivity. This detailed resource explores the three fundamental pillars of effective task management: Todo List Mastery, Time Management, and Habit Optimization. Learn to capture and prioritize your tasks effectively, schedule them using proven strategies like the Pomodoro Technique, and maintain your productivity through consistent habit tracking.