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Dorsey & Whitney – Life in the New Digital World – Pitfalls and Opportunities – 9/29 – Online

Join us for a business and legal discussion on the acceleration of online use and consumption of digital content in the current environment, and its impact on areas such as iGaming, digital marketing and the metaverse.

5 questions emotionally intelligent leaders ask themselves every day

Emotionally intelligent leaders helm more motivated, happier workforces. And they do it by asking themselves these questions.

Employees are quitting, sometimes without other offers. What can companies do to retain staff?

For businesses looking to retain those workers, it will probably take more than simply raising wages to prevent a rush to the exits, according to a study released Wednesday by management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

How to Hire With a Vaccine Mandate in Place

Asking prospective employees about their vaccination status can be awkward–and possibly lead to legally sticky situations.

Hybrid working will now allow more people with disabilities to enter labor force, Ted Kennedy Jr. says 

“Hybrid work and remote work are just a couple of the accommodations that many people with disabilities have been asking for. So, we think that companies’ views now of remote work will allow more people with disabilities to enter the labor force,”

Everything we know about work is wrong and the pandemic proved it

Business leaders have falsely blamed the crisis on generous pandemic unemployment benefits, arguing that they’re a disincentive to return to the labor force. Study after study has proven this is not the case.  Instead, more seismic forces are at work.

Road Trip: Montana – Adventure Under a Big Sky

Montana can seem like a lifetime away. It’s an untamed place with landscapes grand enough to make you feel as insignificant as one of those dry flies getting eaten by a trout on the Gallatin River.

This is the optimal number of hours you should work every day

There’s plenty of evidence that putting in more hours doesn’t necessarily equate to higher productivity.

Why America Should Suddenly Prepare For A Billion-Dollar ‘Internet Apocalypse’ Caused By The Sun

Our Sun is waking up—and it could have devastating consequences for the Internet, particularly in North America, if a “black swan event” like a solar superstorm occurs.

The 8-Hour Workday Is a Counterproductive Lie 

What was once a socialist dream has become every knowledge worker’s nightmare. It’s time to unmake the modern myth of productivity.