Six Rules To Help Employees Navigate Office Romances

Six Rules To Help Employees Navigate Office Romances

In the wake of the “Me Too” movement, many business leaders are reevaluating their company’s sexual harassment, anti-fraternization or dating policies. The “Me Too” movement gained momentum this past October after sexual misconduct allegations were launched against Harvey Weinstein and it helped raise awareness about the magnitude of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. As a result, many people are questioning whether you should date in the workplace today, and if you do, what rules should be followed.

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Focus On Wellness: How To Help Employees Cope With Depression At Work

Focus On Wellness: How To Help Employees Cope With Depression At Work

Everyone has a bad day where they feel sad or lonely or depressed. However, when one of your most dependable employees starts missing deadlines or a project manager struggles to make simple decisions or an outgoing worker becomes withdrawn and stops socializing, it may be a sign that they are struggling with more than just a bad day. They may be struggling with clinical depression, a condition that affects a person’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. One in 10 American adults suffer from depression. It affects more than 16.1 million adults and is the leading cause of disability in the United States. Clinical depression costs more than $51 billion in absenteeism from work and lost productivity and $26 billion in direct treatment costs, making it one of the most costly illnesses to treat in the U.S.

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Three Days Of Wellness: Tuscany

Three Days Of Wellness: Tuscany

The American workplace is known to be fast paced and relentless. Many business executives are so engrossed in moving up the chain of command that they forget to enjoy the life they are working so hard to achieve. The mindset is that you have to work nonstop and achieve your career goals before you can relax and appreciate life. This path can lead to stress, poor health and broken relationships, which is why a growing number of people are turning to a wellness lifestyle focused on establishing healthier habits around diet, exercise, stress and sleep.

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Artisans Of Business: Creating Exquisite Italian Cashmere

One of the best places to seek artisans of business is the region of Florence, Italy—the birthplace of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Filippo Brunelleschi. The area is still brimming with the same artistic, passionate and creative spirit of the past. One local business that exudes these characteristics is Il Borgo Cashmere in Borgo San Lorenzo in the region of Mugello.

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10 Strategies To Live A Healthier Life In The New Year

10 Strategies To Live A Healthier Life In The New Year

It’s difficult to break old patterns and change unhealthy habits. One of the best ways to overcome that obstacle is to alter your perspective by experiencing a different culture first hand. Here are 10 lessons from Tuscany about living a life that is not only successful but also healthy and focused on what matters most—family and friends.

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Artisans Of Business: An Inside Look At The Tuscan Way Of Life With Winemaker Pierluigi Giachi

Artisans Of Business: An Inside Look At The Tuscan Way Of Life With Winemaker Pierluigi Giachi

No two leaders are the same. People may share certain personality traits, business strategies or aspects of their morning routine, but each successful leader has a distinctive quality that makes them exceptional. Embracing what makes you unique will help you define the leadership style that works best for you and, ultimately, lead to your success. With this “Artisans of Business” leadership series, I will speak with successful people from a variety of industries to learn more about their business philosophy, how they handle failure and discover what makes their creative process work. This leadership series is about celebrating great leadership in all its shapes and sizes.

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How To Help Your Employees Improve Their Problem Solving Skills

How To Help Your Employees Improve Their Problem Solving Skills

Technology is changing the business world. Businesses are being disrupted by automation and artificial intelligence. This isn’t some far off future. The future is now and business leaders should already be using these technologies to enhance their work force and services, says Jeff Wong, global chief innovation officer at EY, a London-based company that offers assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. It has offices in more than 150 countries, employs nearly 250,000 people and had $31.4 billion in global revenue for fiscal year 2017. “Artificial Intelligence is changing the work environment today,” Wong says. “Our people love working with these new technologies and love the fact that it makes them more powerful, more useful and allows them more time to use their brains—the human part of being human.”

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10 Lessons To Improve Your Leadership Skills From Restaurant Owner Ori Menashe

10 Lessons To Improve Your Leadership Skills From Restaurant Owner Ori Menashe

Ori Menashe is the chef and co-owner of one of Los Angeles’ most successful restaurants—Bestia. He opened Bestia along with his wife Genevieve Gergis in 2012. Since then the restaurant has received multiple accolades, including being named one of Los Angeles magazine’s Top 10 Best New Restaurants in 2012 as well as one of the 101 Best Restaurants in America for 2017 by The Daily Meal. In addition, Menashe was named the People’s Best New Chef, California for Food & Wine magazine in 2014 and one of Food & Wine’s 10 Best New Chefs in 2015.

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Bono And Thomas Friedman Reveal Three Skills American Workers Need Today

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The business world is constantly changing and now it’s changing at an accelerated speed. American workers no longer have decades to adapt to new technologies or business advancements. People need to be able to adapt — and adapt quickly — if they want to thrive in the business world and not fall behind or become obsolete. The idea that you can go to college and receive a two-year or four-year degree and then be equipped to work at a job for the next 30 years is not true anymore.

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Three Days of Wellness: San Francisco

Three Days of Wellness: San Francisco

Corporate America is striving to be healthier. CEOs have implemented numerous programs, such as employee wellness programs, onsite gyms and walking meetings. Executives are trying to lead by example by taking vacations and leaving the office at a reasonable hour. More and more people are embracing a healthy lifestyle. Yet even the most stalwart health enthusiasts struggle to maintain that lifestyle when they are traveling. People usually return from business trips feeling drained and unproductive. This “Three Days of Wellness” series is meant to help you incorporate a wellness lifestyle into your travel plans—whether for business or pleasure—so you return to work feeling energized and more creative.

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