According to studies by McKinsey, Harvard Business School, Forbes, and others, companies with diverse workplaces are significantly more likely than their competition to grow and capture new markets. Why? They are more innovative, relate better to a broad range of customers, and look for talent in a wider pool. When staff members with different perspectives […]
Are Election Politics Invading Your Office?
In today’s particularly contentious and polarized political climate, even casual “water cooler” conversations can become heated and disruptive debates. What is a business owner to do? Most effective is to focus on political discussions as distractions to productivity and the company’s culture. Communicate expectations clearly, and enforce related policies even-handedly. For example, if you have […]