Monthly Archives: October 2018

How to Run a More Intelligent Business in 2019

October 31, 2018 | 687 views

How to Run a More Intelligent Business in 2019

How to Run a More Intelligent Business in 2019

By 2020, each human will generate 1.7 megabytes of new information per second, according to the IDC. That number is large enough to cause us to gasp but still foreign enough to leave us scratching our heads wondering, what on earth will we do with that information?

 

This information and data overload has struck businesses hard in the gut. Intelligence about business operations, consumer behavior, and more, is at our disposal but the problem is, there continues to be uncertainty about how to use that information to grow.

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How to Become More Diverse in Your Nonprofit

October 24, 2018 | 1,283 views

How to Become More Diverse in Your Nonprofit

How to Become More Diverse in Your Nonprofit

The vast majority of nonprofit CEOs (82 percent) believe that racial diversity is relevant to organizational goals, according to a study by The Center for Effective Philanthropy. But, surprisingly, only a little over half (52 percent) believe that sexual orientation is relevant to organizational goals, and only a handful more (68 percent) believe finding diversity among individuals with disabilities is important.

 

These figures are staggering in an industry built around making people’s lives better. So what gives? What can nonprofits do to increase focus on overarching diversity and create a culture that’s welcoming of all people? Here are a few strategies to help.

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Is There Such Thing as Being Too Old For the Workplace?

October 17, 2018 | 765 views

Is There Such Thing as Being Too Old For the Workplace?

Is There Such Thing as Being Too Old For the Workplace?

You might not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but how about the older generations in your workplace? Can they learn? Absolutely, and yet many employers are no longer welcoming people from older generations.

 

In a recent survey by the nonprofit, Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS), the findings prove that there’s a disconnect between what employers think they’re doing to welcome older generations, and what older employees think. Here are a few takeaways:-

 

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Tips for Getting a Better Night of Rest

October 10, 2018 | 662 views

Tips for Getting a Better Night of Rest

Tips for Getting a Better Night of Rest

You’re probably already familiar with the benefits of sleep — a clearer mind, healthier body, and lower risk of disease are just some of the biggest reasons scientists agree it’s important to prioritize rest. Still, the Center for Disease Control found that over a third of Americans still aren’t getting the sleep they need on a regular basis. If you’re struggling to get your full seven hours of sleep every night, here are a few tips that might help you rest a little easier.

 

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