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Sustainability in your lunch box

Single-use plastics are all the buzz right now. Starbucks just announced its plan to be rid of straws by 2020. Seattle is the first city to ban plastic utensils and straws in the United States. Many other companies, such as McDonald’s, American Airlines, and Hyatt have announced similar plans globally.
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Outfit yourself (and your bike) for your work commute

These days, it seems as though we’re all looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. There are proposed bans on straws, reusable bags (even for produce) are found everywhere, and more alternative energy sources are being implemented. Another sustainable lifestyle is also being revisited: biking to work.
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Planting seeds of inclusion at your company

Appearing in the June issue of ISE Magazine, “Planting the Seeds of Inclusion” highlights our efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe Employee Resource Groups — developed by employees, based on employee interests — are integral to fostering a more inclusive workforce.
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3 Ways Philanthropy Can Benefit Your Business

According to a study conducted by Cone Communications, more than 60% of Americans hope businesses will drive social and economic change without government regulation. But this shouldn’t come as a surprise.
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Facebook scams: the importance of protecting your info

Facebook’s mission is to give users “the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Unfortunately, the social network has also given scammers the ability to become closer to their targets: Facebook users.
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How fast internet helps set the mood for your salon

Your ambiance is your brand. How clients feel when they are in your space contributes to how often and if, they will return, how much… more...
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Why your salon’s internet reliability really matters

Remember the good old days? The mullet was king and everyone paid with cash or check. While the flow may be on its way back… more...
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Your Business Skills vs. African Challenges

How do your business skills measure up to African challenges? Each day we work we build skills whether that is learning to communicate just that extra bit better or discovering a new way to use Excel. But are any of them useful when you leave the comfort of the familiar and go to a foreign country and culture?
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Work environments shift with the addition of Gen Z employees

For years, the Baby Boomers have made up the largest segment of the workforce, but that is changing. This year there will be 3.6 million Baby Boomers who leave the workforce. As baby boomers continue to retire, Generation Z will be taking their place—so who is this upcoming generation and what do they care about?
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