Employment Law Consultant (08-21-18)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support civility and health. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.


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✔ A cognitive bias list? From the Atlantic: “The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain” Little do we know. Comments?

✔ Feeling your age? Possible impact on your work life. From Forbes: “Age Discrimination By Employers Is Common, AARP Survey Says” Comments?
Age Discrimination

✔ Gratitude. The Greater Good Magazine asks “Do Men Have a Gratitude Problem?” What do you think? Comments?

✔ Do first impressions count? A perspective from Fast Company in this article: “Why your first impression of others is often wrong” What do you think? Comments?
First Impressions

✔ Expression of anger during a negotiation discussed by tHarvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation: “The Art of Negotiation: Anger Management at the Bargaining Table” Comments?
Expressions of Anger

✔ A few negotiation tips from Fast Company: “How to prepare for the three most common types of negotiation at work” Comments?
Negotiation Tips

✔ Getting ready to make a decision? From Fast Company: “Why making a strong decision is the first step to overcoming fear” Comments?
Overcome Fear

✔ Another article on color for artists and art lovers. From the BBC: “The Rare Blue The Mayans Invented.” Comments?

✔ A health tip from the BBC, “Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests” Comments?

✔ A little bit of a brain teaser from the BBC “The Extinct Tech You Forgot Existed” How time flies….How did you do? Comments?
Brain Teaser

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