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Implementing Effective Sexual Harassment Policies in the Workplace

In the wake of sexual harassment claims made against Fox News chief Roger Ailes, it is important for businesses of all sizes to understand the importance of developing and implementing a sexual harassment policy that protects both employees and employers in the workplace.

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4 Ways to Battle Information Overflow

Are your team members drowning in internal communications, key performance indicators and business forecasts? These struggles may be holding back your ROI, preventing employees from focusing on the important work that moves your company forward. Stewart Butterfield—the CEO of Slack who recently compared over-reliance on these tools to a diabetes epidemic— certainly believes we are struggling from an information overflow.

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CEOs Turn Attention to Travel Plans, Security in Wake of Terrorist Attacks


Deadly Jihadi terrorist attacks in Paris and Mali have globe-trotting business executives on high alert and travel-industry CEOs double-checking their own systems for helping ensure the safety of their employees and of their clients’ employees.

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6 Ways for Mid-Marketers to Build an Effective Internal Brand

One of the most under-appreciated factors in the success of a middle-market business—or any company, for that matter—is for the enterprise to have a cohesive internal identity and culture that is authentic and resonates with employees, helping to retain them and keep them happy.

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Talent Development Lessons From Dubai: the Most Diverse Place on Earth

We tend to think of the United States as being rather culturally diverse. But American culture (especially its business culture) is very old and complex. Despite the unique melting pot of the American cultural landscape, American pluralism cannot begin to compete on the diversity scale with what’s arising in a few centers of international business outside the Western world, in places like Dubai. These four lessons I learned doing business there will help any CEO build effective teams.

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Should CEOs Be Prepped to Handle Gender-Sensitivity Issues?

Do a Google search on the term “CEO” and you’ll likely get dozens of stories about male CEOs who said or did the wrong thing when it comes to women. From straight up impropriety to something as simple as a speech with a poorly placed word, the seemingly increased frequency of these issues has caused HR executives everywhere to wonder, should their CEOs be receiving training in how to handle sensitive issues? And should boards have stronger ethics guidelines for these types of situations?

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