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In our last blogpost we reviewed where women stand in the quest for gender equity based on a Declaration and Platform for Action developed by the UN in 1995.
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Posted: 4/21/2021 2:30:07 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Wisconsin’s diverse outdoor recreation activities bring in billions of dollars year-round.
 
That is the finding of a recent report by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Office of Outdoor Recreation.
 
The report reiterates recent U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data showing Wisconsin  ...

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Posted: 4/2/2021 12:46:00 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of women collaboratingSeptember 2020 marked the 25th Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women: Action for Equality, Development and Peace. There, 189 countries committed to equal rights and opportunities for all women and girls.
 
In 1995, UN Women created a “Declaration and Platform for Action,” recognizing that the odds were  ...

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Posted: 3/29/2021 10:34:32 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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In the hospitality industry, customer experience is king. What does it take as a professional to lead in an ever-changing and messy environment? Let’s hear what hospitality leaders, past and present, have had to say.

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Posted: 3/8/2021 1:18:31 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of hands joined togetherWith Teambuilding Adventures

McKinsey & Company recently released a report “The new normal arrives: Trends that will define 2021—and beyond.”
 
In it, they predict “2021 will be the year of transition. Barring any unexpected catastrophes, individuals, businesses, and society  ...

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Posted: 2/12/2021 2:07:48 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Peace & Prosperity for People & the Planet

In 2015, all Member States of the United Nations collaborated on a call to action to forward Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for all countries in a global partnership.
 
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Posted: 2/4/2021 5:53:11 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of two diverse woman collaboratingGeorge Floyd was murdered on May 25, 2020. It’s a date to be acknowledged and remembered for many years to come. Since that day, words like “diversity,” “equity” and “inclusion” have been swirling in our social consciousness, known collectively as DEI.
 
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Posted: 2/2/2021 12:12:13 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of Jim CollinsRecently, Jim Collins, #1 bestselling author of Good to Great, talked to Inc. magazine on their podcast “What I Know” about meeting Steve Jobs and how he was a different leader when he came back to  ...

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Posted: 1/25/2021 1:00:26 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image representing inclusionWhat Does It Look Like?


It is not enough to diligently and proactively hire a diverse workforce. Successful organizations ensure that they are also creating inclusive environments in which all employees feel valued, welcome, integrated and not isolated. If not, experienced talent recruiters report, new hires will self-eject from the  ...

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Posted: 1/5/2021 4:09:14 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of woman leader in a meetingA Women’s Leadership Movement?

 
Recent media stories about how strong female leaders are succeeding through the pandemic crisis have created a movement of reevaluating what a strong leader looks like and of taking a long, hard look at gender equity.
 
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand has  ...

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Posted: 12/11/2020 1:28:51 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments
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