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Worked to Death

People sometimes joke that they’re being worked to death, but in some cultures it’s no laughing matter. Author and consultant Rosie Ward, Ph. D., says in Japan and China, death by overwork has …

Toni Robinson, president of Springfield NAACP, says leaders must listen to young professionals if Springfield wants to change its culture and retain them in the workforce. Robinson is one of …

Author and Consultant Rosie Ward, Ph. D., says the “firms of endearment” are breaking the mold by nurturing culture and investing in employee training and well-being. Focusing on purpose over profit shows …

Kirk Baumann, team member experience manager with O’Reilly Hospitality Management, says community outreach is critical to organizational culture. He says doing the right thing builds engagement …

Author and Consultant Rosie Ward says some wellness programs focus heavily on biomedical risk factors and lower premiums to incentivize behavior. She says repositioning wellness programs to be a part …

Elizabeth Hurst, business development manager with HR Advantage, says performance based culture helps build an environment which fosters employee strengths, identifies talent gaps and creates …

Michael Frizell says when they decided to do the Infamous Tiger King comic book, they knew it would have to be something more than what people have seen on Netflix. Frizell says PETA provided …

Carrie Tennis, senior director of operations with Family Pharmacy, says focusing on communities, customers and culture is the formula for their success. Practicing kindness is a more than four decade …

Thomas Douglas, president of JMark Business Solutions, says finding people with the right skillset who fit into their business culture is a challenge. “That’s what we focus on is finding those …

“GenX spent too many years trying to be defined, and really have never been fully defined, and so they’ve just become this middle generation,” says Kay Logsdon, Director of Applications at …

“When Millenials first entered the workplace, the expectation they brought with them was that the workplace needed to be designed for them. They were not coming to fit in, they were coming to …

The oldest members of GenZ are college age, so their impact on the business world remains to be seen. “They’re very, very young, so the jury is still out on how they will fully behave,” says …

“We hire more on culture than we even do expertise, because they can grow to be experts in their area, but they’ve got to culturally fit with our team, because we function like a family. ” says …

With up to five generations working together from the legacy Senior to eager GenZ, from lingering Boomer and anxious Millennial and forgotten GenX quietly sitting in the middle, conflicts will arise. …

“We are trying to change systems here, not just people, so it takes committed consistency,” says Keisha Mabry, who is an author, speaker, and social entrepreneur. Microaggressions are verbal or …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “One idea is to use an employee outing day to volunteer for an organization so you can accomplish …

Sam Dryer, Managing Director with the Greater Ozarks Division of Mutual of Omaha explains how companies can create a customer-focused culture and still meet sales goals. Dryer provides four tips and …

Mickey Moore, CEO of Tomo Drug Testing, says their biggest challenge is hiring the right people. “We probably had to hire more quickly than we would have preferred. We care an awful lot about our …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “The best, most efficient way a company can help is just start that conversation,” says Esther …

“The biggest key is the leader’s effect on the environment. That goes right smack back to culture,” says Mark Holmes President and owner of Consultant Board Inc. Holmes says culture is …

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