Navigating PTSD and Identity in the Workplace

I share this narrative not just as a tale of trials but as a testament to the resilience and an illuminating guide on the complex landscape of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the workplace, especially for someone like me, an LGBTQIA+ individual and a survivor of domestic violence and workplace abuse. My experience is a […]

Mastering the Mind’s Traps

How Executives Can Overcome Cognitive Biases for Better Decision-Making In the rapidly evolving business landscape, executives increasingly recognize the impact of cognitive biases on their decision-making processes. These biases, often subtle and overlooked, can significantly influence strategic choices. Drawing upon in-depth academic research, this article explores how cognitive biases shape executive leadership, specifically overconfidence, hindsight, […]

Thriving in the Age of AI

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Why Generalists Are the Future’s Innovators The rapid expansion of artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the workplace, reshaping industries, and prompting an ongoing debate over the value of generalists versus specialists. As AI continues to advance, the argument for generalists grows stronger. This article will explore how generalists, with their interdisciplinary knowledge and ability to […]

Why Recessions Are Essential for Economic Health

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A fresh look at bank collapses, recessions, and the necessity of economic contraction. Introduction: Recessions have long been portrayed as economic bogeymen, with bank collapses often serving as their harbingers of doom. But what if we reframe our perspective on recessions and the role of bank failures within them? Are these events inherently linked, and […]

The Hidden Costs of Singledom

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Addressing the Financial Burden of Being Single in America As the economic landscape becomes more uncertain, the weight of financial hardship is felt disproportionately by singles. With the cost of living alone on the rise, coupled individuals, particularly married ones, enjoy a clear advantage. This post seeks to shine a light on the often-overlooked “singles […]

Social Entrepreneurship: Harnessing Passion for Solving Problems

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In the wake of the Great Recession, many people found themselves out of work and feeling a lack of purpose in their lives. This led to a surge in social entrepreneurship, as people sought to fill this void by creating businesses that sought to solve some of society’s most pressing problems.

The Rise of Vintage Home Furnishings

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Recently, there has been a renewed interest in vintage and antique home furnishings. This is partly due to the demise of cheap, mass-produced flat-pack furniture from design houses such as IKEA and Target. As consumers become more interested in quality over quantity, small businesses that deal in vintage and antique furnishings are seeing a boom […]

Philanthropy is the new luxury

It is more crucial than ever for businesses to concentrate on the positive social impact that they have during economic downturns. Massive wealth is passed down from one generation to the next during a recession. As the millennial generation assumes its due place as the largest consumers and earners in the United States, it is more critical than ever that our brands have cause and that our causes have the resources they need to grow to fulfill their needs potential.