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Published every Tuesday and Thursday


Good Thursday morning.

BOOMERS: This report from the Pew Research Center merits some special attention, “Baby Boomers are staying in the labor force at rates not seen in generations for people their age” Comments?

HAPPY COACH: Happy? No? Call for a coach, from the BBC (Worklife), “The rise of ‘happiness coaches’” Comments?

HEAT IMPACT: Hot summer so far and on the horizon. Wondering how the heat is affecting your health? From the BBC, “Heatwaves and the human body” Comments?

AI FACE:  What does the surveillance camera see when it scans your face? From Fast Company (Compass), “This is what algorithms see when they spy on you in public” Comments?

★ HEALTHY ORGANIZATION: How important is the health of your organization in the conduct of business? From McKinsey & Company, “The secret ingredient of successful big deals: Organizational health” Comments?

AGE SURPRISE: You may be surprised to learn, from Forbes, that the  “U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Defends Age Discrimination In Hiring” Comments?

WORKING MOMS: Are you a working mom or mom to be? From, Fast Company (Compass), “My mother didn’t tell anyone at work that she had kids” Comments?

BIAS: Implicit bias training on its and prevention. From Psychology Today, “What Have We Learned About Implicit Bias?”  Comments?

FLARE UP: On the occasion one you run out of patience and just vent your feeling, from the Harvard Business Review, “You Just Lost Your Temper at Work. Now What?” Comments?

DARK SIDE: A not so friendly side of social media, from AP, “US cyberbullying is rising, and girls are bearing the brunt”Comments?

TRUST?: Do you feel more or less trust in your dealings with other people or institutions? Here’s what the Pew Research Center people discovered, “Trust and Distrust in America” Comments?

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