How does one build meaningful connections in a world ruled by technological devices and social media platforms? It’s been reported time and time again that we are more engaged on our phones than we are with each other. Add a global pandemic that has forced us to live socially distanced and the ability to truly connect feels even more difficult. Thankfully, author, businesswoman, and a serial connector, Susan McPherson, has a remedy to bring back the true art of connecting in her latest book The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Business Relationships. In this exclusive interview, Susan shares how her book will help readers become more intentional about the connections they’re making so that they are not only meaningful but long-lasting.
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Cultural moments, brands, and social media are intertwined in our new world. Brands who invest in thoughtful social media teams (full time or contract) will be the ones to stay ahead in the new era of brand comms. Senior Social Media Manager Syed Ali cautions consumers - aka community - are paying attention to what brands say (or don’t say) and how it’s said.
The search for greater flexibility, autonomy, and mission-alignment has a growing number of young people choosing non-traditional working models and portfolio career paths right from the start.
A year after the pandemic hit many people are still working remotely, however, some companies are itching to get back to the office. They believe that a lack of IRL interaction is impeding productivity. Author of Roadmap for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism and Advocacy for All, Elisa Camahort, challenges this notion and argues that companies should reassess their current work culture and find ways to create one that will fit a remote work environment capable of fostering collaboration and innovation.
Welcome to Rosie-Side Chats where we host conversations with trailblazers who inspire us daily. Our first guest is none other than the phenomenal Kara Goldin, Founder & CEO of Hint, Inc. and author of “Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts & Doubters“. We Are Rosie‘s founder, Stephanie Nadi Olson, sits down with Kara for a mind-blowing conversation about why curiosity is a superpower, stepping into accidental entrepreneurship, and the magic of welcoming doubters.
The future of work is flexible work and the future is now. This past year has proven that remote work is not only possible to manage but also yields great results. Rigid work schedules have made it challenging for people, especially mothers, to care for their families and be their best at the office. This piece dives right into the various reasons why flexible work is necessary and ways companies can make it work.
What two veterans of the “future of work” have to say about employee engagement, and why it matters more than ever
Carrie Leonard sparks a conversation with Carol Whitworth reflecting on their combined decades of experience in talent experience and how leaders can harness modern tools to keep engagement high in an ever agile workplace landscape.
One woman’s dreams of motherhood while working in advertising sparked a Twitter conversation illuminating the pitfalls of parental leave in the industry. What better time than now for the ad industry to review paid parental leave policies?
Sometimes getting laid off isn’t totally unforeseen. But what does come as a shocker, are the plans disrupted by a global pandemic. Marketer Norman Ellis gathers 7 questions everyone should ask themselves if they plan on switching careers.
One growth marketer’s reflections on growth marketing led her to go inward. Find out what she learned about personal growth, and why industry leaders should invest in their teams’ growth and fulfillment.
Entrepreneur and Marketing Maven Shandice Stallworth shares her story of rediscovery and reinvention through facing her fears. In this vulnerable piece, she opens up about the woes of her 9-5 jobs, and the steps she took to walk into her purpose and become her own #careergoals.
Maybe we’re all so obsessed with finding meaning in everything we do, that we can’t just stop to enjoy what we are doing.
Traditional ways of job searching are no longer sufficient in this digital era. What was once as easy as submitting an application, now requires job hunters to follow a post-application process to differentiate oneself from the crowd of fellow job seekers. Here are four ways (and then some) to ensure you’re standing out to recruiters in the most 2021 way.
I grew my initial seed of an idea into a fully independent freelance business, and now coach entrepreneurs and solopreneurs to do the same.
New research by The Shift Work Shop reveals that sexual harassment is still alive and well in the workplace following the #MeToo movement and training programs still leave something to be desired. Consent-forward culture is the key to a more equitable future.
Remote work *is* amazing. You might be experiencing remote work for the very first time in the age of a pandemic. Hundreds of thousands of people are. We're here to tell you: this isn’t actually remote work at all.
“Soft spoken people aren’t leaders.” We wouldn't have top world leaders — or some of the best independent consultants.
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Becky Morrison, Owner of the production company The Light, passes the mic to Frida Polli, CEO and co-founder of Pymetrics, a company using neuroscience and AI to improve the accuracy, fairness, and diversity of hiring and talks about the future of inclusive hiring practices and how she used science to spark entrepreneurship.