Category Archives: Personal Professionality

How Shoppers Pick Personal Growth Programs

How Shoppers Pick Personal Growth Programs by Rebecca Brooks , Columnist, October 22, 2021 Since 2020 began, we’ve all been forced to adapt. We were curious to see how shoppers were adapting to new realities, specifically as many sought new avenues to self-improvement. A nationwide survey into shopper behavior included questions about self-improvement subscriptions among … Continue reading How Shoppers Pick Personal Growth Programs

The Hidden Language of Personal Power, Part 2

Achim Nowak August 31, 2021 Part 1 Dawn Denvir was the Head of Organizational Learning and Development at UNICEF. Her comment taps into a powerful conundrum. Really, why would anyone resent genuine expertise? Expertise is a potent source of personal power. When deployed with a clear-eyed understanding of social context, it has the potential to … Continue reading The Hidden Language of Personal Power, Part 2

Does Personal Bias Make People Vulnerable to Misinformation on Social Media Platforms?

Bob Hutchins August 24, 2021 Bias has a well-documented effect on reasoning. Bias can affect the processing of information and lead to beliefs that are incongruent with evidence and rational consideration. Bias is therefore expected to influence an individual’s susceptibility to misinformation online. For instance, if you absolutely (the bias) believe the earth is flat … Continue reading Does Personal Bias Make People Vulnerable to Misinformation on Social Media Platforms?

3 Small Ways to Make Mental Health a Big Workplace Priority

Sammy Courtright January 8, 2021 One of the most unfortunate challenges that some individuals have been facing as a result of the pandemic is it’s taken a toll on their mental health. As a result, employee mental health is now a front-and-center issue for most organizations to address. One of my company’s goals is to … Continue reading 3 Small Ways to Make Mental Health a Big Workplace Priority

Be Seen, Be Heard: How to Stand Out From the Crowd in Today’s Noisy Marketplace

Colby Jones June 22, 2020 In an age where audiences face information fatigue and consumers are more skeptical than ever of companies and individuals who self-promote, the traditional advertising strategies just don’t get the job done anymore. Instead, consumers are moved by thought leadership, where business leaders provide genuine value to consumers without even the … Continue reading Be Seen, Be Heard: How to Stand Out From the Crowd in Today’s Noisy Marketplace