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Requiring my employees to get the coronavirus vaccine shouldn’t be controversial. Soon, vaccine passports will become a fact of life.

Charlie Mullins caused a stir when he suggested his company wouldn’t hire anyone not vaccinated. The Pimlico Plumbers CEO’s comments were dismissed by the UK vaccines minister as “discriminatory.” In this op-ed, Mullins denies his view is controversial and predicts vaccine passports will be a “fact of life.” Visit the […]
Requiring my employees to get the coronavirus vaccine shouldn’t be controversial. Soon, vaccine passports will become a fact of life.
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3 doctors explain why COVID-19 prevention doesn’t stop at immunization

Over 31 millions doses of the coronavirus vaccines have been distributed in the US as of January 31, according to the CDC. Doctors Syra Madad, Komal Bajaj, and Saskia Popescu explain that despite this progress, COVID-19 prevention doesn’t stop at immunization. Immunity takes time and none of the vaccines are […]
3 doctors explain why COVID-19 prevention doesn’t stop at immunization
Strategy

An Emmy-winning writer on how to use metaphors correctly to improve your business and sales presentations

Ginger Zumaeta is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer who helps corporate teams tell more compelling business stories. An underused storytelling and sales tactic is the metaphor, Zumaeta says, which anyone can incorporate into a business presentation. Metaphors help create emotional connections, are engaging and memorable, and encourage listeners to […]
An Emmy-winning writer on how to use metaphors correctly to improve your business and sales presentations
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Rural voters have turned their backs on the Democratic party — a Wisconsin political organiser describes which progressive economic policies can win them back

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In the latest episode, Civic Ventures president Zach Silk spoke with Bill Hogseth, a political organiser from rural Wisconsin, about the challenge of reaching rural voters. Hogseth […]
Rural voters have turned their backs on the Democratic party — a Wisconsin political organiser describes which progressive economic policies can win them back
Strategy

Job stress drove me to congestive heart failure at age 34. As I got better, here are 3 things I did to revive my small business while protecting my health.

Shannon Hennig is a small business owner and health and wellness marketing expert. In September 2020, she was suddenly hospitalized with a diagnosis of congenital heart failure and had to take time off from running her business. As she eased back into work, began health treatment, and continued homeschooling her […]
Job stress drove me to congestive heart failure at age 34. As I got better, here are 3 things I did to revive my small business while protecting my health.
Strategy

How to send the right credibility signals in order to shape people’s perceptions of you and your work, according to a ‘hype’ expert

The following is an excerpt from “The Hype Handbook: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets From the World’s Greatest Propagandists, Self-Promoters, Cult Leaders, Mischief Makers, and Boundary Breakers.” In it, author Michael F. Schein writes that people are uncomfortable with the natural messiness of human behaviour and will pay a lot to […]
How to send the right credibility signals in order to shape people’s perceptions of you and your work, according to a ‘hype’ expert
Strategy

I improved my work-life balance by getting rid of negative thinking — here are 7 daily habits that helped me do it

Peggy Caruso is an author, executive and personal development coach, and founder and host of “The Revolutionise Podcast.” She encourages her coaching clients to practice good daily habits that prioritise their personal and career goals. Caruso says every professional should schedule personal time on their to-do list, bring self-awareness to […]
I improved my work-life balance by getting rid of negative thinking — here are 7 daily habits that helped me do it
Tech

PRESENTING: After a Twitter thread exposed the mistreatment of Black employees at Google, I ended my company’s partnership to connect HBCU students with the tech giant. Here’s why we decided to pull the plug.

Nicole Tinson is a social entrepreneur and founder of HBCU 20×20, an organisation that matches Historically Black Colleges and Universities students and graduates with major companies. Tinson says she recently dropped Google as a HBCU 20×20 partner after a Twitter thread alleging racism and discrimination by a former Google recruiter […]
PRESENTING: After a Twitter thread exposed the mistreatment of Black employees at Google, I ended my company’s partnership to connect HBCU students with the tech giant. Here’s why we decided to pull the plug.
Tech

Adobe’s chief product officer predicts the 8 biggest tech trends of 2021

Scott Belsky is the chief product officer of Adobe and founder of Behance, Adobe’s social media platform. He’s an early investor and product advisor for top startups including Pinterest, Uber, Carta, and Airtable. As 2020 comes to a close, Belsky predicts eight major trends to emerge in the tech industry […]
Adobe’s chief product officer predicts the 8 biggest tech trends of 2021
Strategy

The psychology of giving great gifts: An expert shares science-backed hacks for making your holiday presents memorable even if you can’t see your loved ones this year

Moran Cerf, 42, is a professor of neuroscience and business at Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University and is the Alfred P. Sloan professor at the American Film Institute. Every week, he receives questions about the brain, psychology, business, and behaviour via email from people who attend his talks; […]
The psychology of giving great gifts: An expert shares science-backed hacks for making your holiday presents memorable even if you can’t see your loved ones this year
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I’m a radiologist in Alabama who just received the Pfizer vaccine. I’ve seen firsthand the serious effects of COVID-19 on people’s lungs, so I had zero reservations about getting the shot.

Dr. Joy Henningsen is a diagnostic radiologist at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Centre and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. On December 17, she received the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine along with other hospital workers at the Birmingham VA Medical Centre. Henningsen says she eagerly […]
I’m a radiologist in Alabama who just received the Pfizer vaccine. I’ve seen firsthand the serious effects of COVID-19 on people’s lungs, so I had zero reservations about getting the shot.
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The New York Times used to argue the best minimum wage was $0. Here’s why the paper of record now argues a healthy minimum wage is a good thing.

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In this week’s episode of Pitchfork Economics, Hanauer and Goldstein spoke with Binyamin Appelbaum, the lead writer on business […]
The New York Times used to argue the best minimum wage was $0. Here’s why the paper of record now argues a healthy minimum wage is a good thing.
Strategy

Half of small businesses don’t have a marketing plan. Here’s why you need one and where to start, according to a marketing expert.

Shanna Goodman is the creator of AMP’D, which helps small businesses build their marketing and brand strategy. Over half of small business don’t have a well-organised marketing plan, Goodman says, which can lead to wasting resources and losing out on valuable customers. To get started, think about your business’s short […]
Half of small businesses don’t have a marketing plan. Here’s why you need one and where to start, according to a marketing expert.
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I volunteered for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine trial, which wraps in January and could include a one-shot vaccine. I hope that I can look back on this moment with pride.

Lisa Bari is a 39-year-old health IT policy exec based in Baltimore, Maryland who is participating in a late-stage trial of Johnson & Johnson’s experimental coronavirus vaccine. She received the first dose of vaccine or placebo on November 30 and is scheduled to receive the second dose on January 27. […]
I volunteered for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine trial, which wraps in January and could include a one-shot vaccine. I hope that I can look back on this moment with pride.
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To combat the COVID-19 economic downturn, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy passed a millionaire’s tax. Here’s why he says that’s good for everyone.

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In this week’s episode of Pitchfork Economics, Goldstein and Hanauer spoke with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy about his […]
To combat the COVID-19 economic downturn, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy passed a millionaire’s tax. Here’s why he says that’s good for everyone.
Strategy

Campaign tactics for getting your attention may be annoying, but they do work. Here’s how business coaches and consultants can use them to get ahead.

Casey Fuerst has worked with nonprofits and small businesses to give them the messaging, strategic marketing plans, and collateral materials to support their work for 20+ years. While the 2020 election has been particularly contentious, there are five things that candidates are often successful at – and can be used […]
Campaign tactics for getting your attention may be annoying, but they do work. Here’s how business coaches and consultants can use them to get ahead.
Strategy

Move over, CEOs: Small teams are the leadership of the future — here’s how to harness the power of bottom-up culture

Barry Lowenthal is the CEO of global media buying agency Media Kitchen. As businesses shift because of the pandemic, it’s time to reconsider traditional top-down organizational structures, he writes in this op-ed. We’re witnessing a slow and natural shift toward Holacracy, which gives decision-making authority to individual teams and in […]
Move over, CEOs: Small teams are the leadership of the future — here’s how to harness the power of bottom-up culture
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A Harvard Business School professor believes businesses can build a just and equitable form of capitalism — here’s how, and why now’s the time

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. On the latest episode of Pitchfork Economics, Harvard Business School professor Rebecca Henderson discusses how business could help create […]
A Harvard Business School professor believes businesses can build a just and equitable form of capitalism — here’s how, and why now’s the time
Tech

Netflix’s VP of inclusion strategy specifically uses anti-racist language to build equity in the workplace — here’s why she does it, and 5 important takeaways for companies that want to evaluate their own practices

VernÄ Myers is the vice president of inclusion strategy at Netflix, where she spearheads inclusion and equity initiatives and manages a team of inclusion experts worldwide. Myers shares her struggles combatting bias among employees and the pushback she received for using terms like “oppression,” “white supremacy,” and “anti-blackness” to describe […]
Netflix’s VP of inclusion strategy specifically uses anti-racist language to build equity in the workplace — here’s why she does it, and 5 important takeaways for companies that want to evaluate their own practices
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I’m a doctor who volunteered to get one of the first coronavirus shots. Here’s why I got involved, and what the side effects have been like.

Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, is an infectious diseases doctor and medical epidemiologist living in the Congress Heights area of Washington, DC. She’s participating in the Phase 3 Moderna mRNA-1273 vaccine trial, which she signed up for to demonstrate her confidence in vaccine science during a time when “fear and distrust […]
I’m a doctor who volunteered to get one of the first coronavirus shots. Here’s why I got involved, and what the side effects have been like.
Strategy

I’m a chief human resources officer at an over 70,000-person company where 72% of staff are women. Here’s how we’re making sure they’re supported in their careers.

Maxine Carrington is deputy chief human resources officer at Northwell Health, New York’s largest healthcare system and private employer. She says that while the pandemic is hopefully short-lived, the impact that it’s had on working mothers in the workplace will not be. Employers need to step up and support women […]
I’m a chief human resources officer at an over 70,000-person company where 72% of staff are women. Here’s how we’re making sure they’re supported in their careers.
Strategy

5 overlooked ways business leaders can support remote workers

Dr. Scott Dust is an assistant professor of management at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, who writes extensively on business leadership. Months into the pandemic, the advice to overcommunicate or schedule frequent check-ins is old news for employers leading remote teams – and more […]
5 overlooked ways business leaders can support remote workers
Strategy

Taking chances is key to advancing your career, but women tend to be more risk-averse. Here’s how to take the right risks, according to a business-strategy expert.

Yvette Gilmore is a business strategy expert and the senior vice president of servicing product strategy at ServiceLink, a mortgage solutions company. As she climbed the corporate ladder, she says she was often faced with tough career decisions, like changing industries or moving to a different state. Gilmore explains that […]
Taking chances is key to advancing your career, but women tend to be more risk-averse. Here’s how to take the right risks, according to a business-strategy expert.
Strategy

10 ways business leaders can support their employees’ mental health during the pandemic, according to a psychologist

Dr. Shauna Springer is an author, expert on trauma, and chief psychologist at Stella Centre, a treatment centre for trauma-related symptoms. Just as companies prioritise tech support and productivity aids for working virtually, Springer says they should also focus on supporting their employees’ mental health. Leaders should create a culture […]
10 ways business leaders can support their employees’ mental health during the pandemic, according to a psychologist
Strategy

Tension is brewing between working parents and non-parent employees — leaders need to step up and create policies that address workload concerns

Romy Newman is cofounder and president of Fairygodboss, a business with the mission to improve the workplace for women everywhere. During the pandemic, working parents have found themselves balancing home schooling, remote learning, and their full time jobs. And that’s also caused tensions with workers who are not parents, since […]
Tension is brewing between working parents and non-parent employees — leaders need to step up and create policies that address workload concerns
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