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How Companies Can Make Their Workplace Policies More Inclusive

Peter Strimaitis, CEO at Uprise Health. Today’s U.S. workforce is more racially and ethnically diverse than ever before. Companies have rightly made diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) a strategic priority to differentiate themselves as an employer and build stronger businesses. But…

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Predictable?

Predictable can be life saving: The braking system on your car is a great example. You need to know that each time you put your foot on the brake, you’re going to slow down or stop as expected. Predictable can be reassuring:…

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Infrastructure, Safety, And Equity: A Conversation With Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

A central approach of the Biden-Harris Administration is rebuilding the country from the bottom up with legislative efforts that are aimed at supporting all Americans including small businesses and working families across the country. Efforts such as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law…

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Unsecure Messaging Platforms Put Enterprises At Risk For Huge Financial Burden

President & Chief Executive Officer, Netsfere. For a long time, banks and financial institutions have been naive about their communication practices in the workplace. These less-than-optimal choices have not gone unnoticed by government factions, and some industry leaders are now facing…

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How Small- To Mid-Sized Businesses Can Achieve Their Sustainability Goals

Sustainability Consultant | Business Coach & Educator | Founder of The Academy of Human Potential. It's incredible to think that a decade ago, issues like environmental impact and socially conscious investing were considered sidebars on any given business agenda. Now, in…

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The Role Of Professional AI Prompters In Ensuring Successful AI Implementations

Founder of Tyler Barnett Public Relations, entrepreneur, artist and millennial marketing expert. As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to grow in various industries, it is becoming increasingly clear that the successful implementation of AI is not just about the…

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2023 Business Predictions As AI And Automation Rise In Popularity

Whether you are in manufacturing, retail, marketing, healthcare, or business, artificial intelligence and automation practices are starting to shift the way industries operate. A Deloitte study recently found that over 50% of organizations are planning on incorporating the use of AI…

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10 Necessary Skills For Managing The Day-To-Day Operations Of A Business

Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or you’ve recently opened a business, you’re likely thinking about all the skills you’ll need to make your business thrive. While different types of businesses will require different skill sets of their owners, there are several…

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Mile By Mile – Are Small But Regular Funding Rounds Good For Founders?

The conventional wisdom runs something like this. The process of raising capital is time-consuming and stressful. It diverts the attention of managers from more important matters, such as driving product development or making sales. Ideally, every funding round should provide a…

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Companies Must Continue To Prioritize Diversity, Equity And Inclusion, Even During Tough Economic Times

CEO, Sodexo Engage. Passionate about elevating the employee experience at work and beyond through benefits, rewards and recognition. Throughout the past several years, many companies have added diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to their corporate strategies. A 2021 survey of HR…

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Will The Dark Warehouse Ever Become Reality? Perhaps Not In Our Lifetime

Steve Shaheen, CEO and founder, DTG. If you’ve ever visited an Amazon distribution center, you might think it’s like something out of Monster’s, Inc. Across 800,000 square feet of warehouse space, massive conveyer belts move products to different floors while robots…

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How To Conduct A Marketing Audit And Strategically Position Your Brand For An Economic Downturn

Mauricio Rosero is the founder & CEO of M2 Studios. Keeping a business running and functional can be very demanding. More so, keeping that business afloat in a time of severe economic hardship is especially challenging. Unfortunately, in many cases, entrepreneurs…

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Dialpad Is Betting That TrueCaaS Is The Future Of Customer Service. They Might Be Right.

Over the last few years, despite the investment in self-service tools and technology to help drive proactive, predictive and pre-emptive service, live, and asynchronous, customer support channels have remained solidly important, especially when a customer's issue is urgent, concerning or complex.…

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Sort Your KPIs From Your OKRs: How Profit.co Is Helping More Businesses Hit Their Targets At Last

Businesses the world over will be familiar with the frustration that comes with setting themselves a target and then falling short. The solution may be to focus less on KPIs and more on OKRs, management gurus argue. California-based Profit.co, which is…

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Secrets To Survival: How To Grow Stronger During A Financial Crisis

Peter Done is Group Managing Director and founder of business services specialist Peninsula Group. With financial instability wreaking havoc across the globe, many business owners are preparing for a recession. According to my company's recent survey, financial concerns plague over 70%…

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