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Good Tuesday morning.
Welcome to today’s selection of articles.
★ Ramadan Ramadan started on May 5, 2019. From USA Today, “Do you say happy Ramadan? What you need to know about Ramadan 2019” Comments?
★ Top of the List Are you a follower to lists of trends? If so, here’s an interesting story from Workforce, “Culture Is King Among the Workforce 100” Surprised? Comments?
★Islamophobia A timely article from Forbes, “How To Overcome Islamophobia In Your Workplace” Comments?
★Background Checks Ever wonder why background checks are important? wonder no more. From Workforce, “A Cautionary Tale on Why We Background Check Employees” Comments?
★ Social Anxiety Do you experience social anxiety? From Mindful, “How to Be Yourself When You Have Social Anxiety: A new book unveils some ways to quiet your inner critic and combat social anxiety.” Comments?
★ “Umami” “Umami”….”the mystery taste that always eluded us” from the BBC (Future) Comments?
★ Mental Wellbeing at Work Creating workplace cultures that values the mental wellbeing of employees, from Forbes, “Creating A Workplace Culture That Values Mental Health” Comments?
★ Compliance Guidelines (DOJ) Are you involved in corporate compliance? If so, you might be interested in reviewing the newly issued “U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division: Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” Comments?
★ Performance Reviews Is it time to give up on “performance evaluations”? A prospect from Fast Company, “Managers, it’s time to give up on the annual review once and for all” Comments?
★ I’m Sorry Realize you may have caused another person some harm or just made a mistake? Ready to say “I’m sorry”? this article from Mindful has some suggestions on the next step, “Why Is It So Hard to Apologize? “I’m sorry.”: Those two little words can be so hard to say. Research reveals why we struggle to apologize.” Comments?
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