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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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(with apologies to TLC)
 
When choosing to live more sustainably, small steps can make a big difference. Every choice or purchase we make has an impact, including what we choose to put in and on our bodies.
 
Fashion is a new vanguard of sustainability with savvy  ...

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Posted: 12/4/2020 9:41:38 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of chasing strengthsWhat Really Matters in Effective Leadership

The maxim may be true that you cannot lead others if you don’t understand yourself. However, leading only with a strengths-based focus can reveal character blind spots, which may cascade to organizational weaknesses.

For example, a creative,  ...

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Posted: 11/25/2020 11:35:53 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of sustainabilityThe United Nations has determined that the environment and climate change are the defining issues of our time.
 
Business experts say 2020 marks an era of sustainability with every business being called to make change.
 
A convergence of forces is driving this  ...

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Posted: 11/6/2020 11:45:41 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of leadership encompasses: 1) the office or position of a leader; 2) capacity to lead; 3) the act or instance of leading; and 4) leaders.
 
Leadership is personal and organizational. It can be demand-driven, purpose  ...

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Posted: 10/26/2020 5:33:36 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments


The Importance of Professional Development

Comparably launched in March 2016 as a compensation data and culture platform with the mission of “making workplaces transparent and rewarding for both employees and employers.”
 
Comparably ranks companies on their  ...

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Posted: 9/24/2020 11:03:25 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Dismantling bias graphicCAREER & BUSINESS

The first hurdle we face as a society in dismantling bias is our own natures. Bias is baked into our brains. We literally can’t function if we don’t categorize the information we’re constantly exposed to: familiar, strange, interesting  ...

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Posted: 8/28/2020 1:27:35 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Business & Career

When the nature of work changes it’s important for companies and organizations to reassess what is working and what might need strengthening.
 
For many workers, the makeup of work changed dramatically with COVID-19 and will likely continue with or without  ...

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Posted: 7/23/2020 5:42:37 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

From the Hidden (and Not So Hidden) Costs of Turnover

Career & Business
As businesses begin the slow march to recovery, the business climate will be lean, and it will be essential to understand the true cost of key functions like operations, management, marketing and human relations. The cost of turnover has always been high, but the “Great  ...

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Posted: 6/24/2020 3:02:45 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments
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