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8 Ways AI is Transforming Organizational & Talent Development

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As shared in our September 1st Gem post, this month we’re focused on all things Artificial Intelligence (AI)! With AI seamlessly integrating into nearly every facet of our lives, the inevitable impact on the business landscape is being increasingly felt. True to our commitment of sparking conversation and inspiring action by educating readers on issues […]

AI in Business: Embracing Change and Capitalizing on Opportunities

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Hello September! As you’ve come to learn, prioritizing wellness and well-being is core to the Chapter tOO™ business model. In alignment with this priority, we took a break from writing and publishing new Gems & Gemisodes™ in August to allow our minds time to rest, and we’re so grateful that we did because so much […]

Ride the Summer Wave: How to Build a Talent Pipeline that Makes a Splash

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Ah, summer— The season’s vibrant energy encourages us to break free from our daily routines, explore new horizons, and embrace the limitless possibilities that lie ahead. In the spirit of breaking from routine, this Gem post will be our last until September 2023, as we take a break to prioritize intentional wellness. But don’t worry, […]

The Hidden Cost: Men’s Health and its Impact in Business

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Did you know that June is Men’s Health Month in the United States, and that this year, International Men’s Health Week is June 12-18th? These important periods aim to raise awareness about the health issues affecting men worldwide. Men face unique health challenges, some of which disproportionately affect them compared to women, ranging from Parkinson’s […]

Pride: A Catalyst for Workplace Change and Inclusive Excellence

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Pride Month, celebrated annually in June in the United States, holds deep historical significance for the LGBTQ+ community and community allies. Its roots trace back to the Stonewall uprisings that took place in New York City in June 1969, which ignited a transformative movement for equality and liberation. Beyond parades and festivities, Pride serves as […]

Here’s How to Build a Culture of Engagement to Increase Retention

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Concerned about retaining and engaging your employees? You’re not alone! Shockingly, Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace 2022 report revealed that only 21% of employees are engaged at work. Factors contributing to this lack of engagement are numerous, and as we pointed out in our previous essay,  “Assumptions Impact Retention,” we believe that assumptions, specifically, organizations […]

Assumptions Impact Retention…

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of relationships and business. Why? Because assumptions can ruin relationships, reveal biases, and be perceived as a lack of care or consideration by the party on the receiving end of them.  Cambridge Dictionary defines assume as “to accept something to be true without proof or question”. When we assume, we actively erase the reality and […]

Is Hurry Hurting You?

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“Ma’am, this is your time, take it, you don’t have to rush” …. the words said to me by the check-out associate as the pressured feeling to pack my groceries quickly set in after glancing at the line behind me. As I left the store those 12 words began replaying in my mind and forced […]

Optimized for Employee Engagement?

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Is your organization optimized for employee engagement? For many, the answer is no. We’ll tell you why and what you can do to change your no into a yes… Employee engagement has been researched and studied extensively by academics, management consulting firms, and organizations around the globe for decades and while slight language variations may […]