From Alana Muller, Bizwomen columnist What’s your approach to engaging people in conversation? My friend always chuckles at my standard greeting, “Hey! What’s going on?” Sometimes it’s, “What’s cookin’?” or “How you doin’?” It may be a catchphrase, but it is also my way of getting people talking. You see, questions have that tendency.
A question demonstrates to others that you are interested in talking and you want to know more about them. It’s an invitation for dialogue.
From by J. Yo-Jud Cheng and Boris Groysberg at Harvard Business Review The killing of George Floyd catalyzed a reckoning around racial injustice that led many corporate leaders to seek to evolve their organizations to meet today’s tremendous societal challenges. Many U.S. organizations have publicly pledged to increase diversity by filling more executive positions with individuals from underrepresented groups. Some boards of directors, like Nike, Starbucks, and Uber have g
By Clare Lombardo for NPR Not all change is good, and this week, Life Kit is thinking about one of the biggest changes of all: climate change. It's a problem that calls for systemic, long-term solutions. But we can all do our part to cut back on our own carbon footprint and reduce waste. You can start on your next trip to the kitchen. Start with what you're eating. Meat production takes a big toll on the environment, through deforestation to make room for cattle and throu