Employment Law Consultant (09-11-18)

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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✔ An interesting report from Reuters, “Negative memories of gym class may impact adults’ lifestyle” What are your memories? Comments?

✔ Overcoming imposter syndrome, from Fast company, “This is how I tried to fight impostor syndrome when I got promoted” comments?

✔ Some negotiation tips which apply ‘reframing” from Fast Company,
“Use these three reframing strategies to win at tricky negotiations” Comments?

✔Increasing diversity in your organization, from Forbes “How You Can Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce” Comments?

✔ What is “sitzfleisch” and why do we need it? from the BBC (Capital) ; “Sitzfleisch: The German Concept to Get More Work Done” Comments?

✔ Time management hacks? From the BBC (Capital) ‘why time management So Often Fails” Comments?
Time Management

✔ Interested in continuing education? Here are a few “learning hacks” from the BBC (Future): Five Memory Hacks To Make You Smarter”

✔ You have probably heard this already, from CBS News “California vineyards are ready for harvest — but who’ll pick the grapes?” nComments?

✔ Are you looking for ideas on how to empower your work environment? This article in Forbes reaches back to a model presented in 1943:
“Considering Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs To Create An Empowered Workplace’ Comments?

✔ Curious about the future of AI? Read the September 2018 Discussion Paper by McKinsey Global Institute: “Notes From The Frontier; Modeling The Impact Of AI. On The World Economy” Comments?
AI Future

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Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Personnel Investigations

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