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3 WAYS TO GET HUMAN AGAIN

By SALMA EL-WARDANY / May 15, 2018

Somewhere along the way, in the middle of the minefield that is business, targets and strategies, we forgot how to talk to each other. We forgot how to ask the little questions as well as the big ones. With the clock always on our back and deadlines looming, we forgot…

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU REALIZE YOU’RE NOT DIVERSE?

By SALMA EL-WARDANY / May 4, 2018

  KNOW YOUR BIAS Everyone has bias whether we like it or not. We’re all products of our environment and the societies we grew up, so it’s natural that some of those hooks will be ingrained in us. It is knowing where your bias lies that is the first step…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART I: STRONG CULTURE BUILDS BETTER TEAMS

By SALMA EL-WARDANY / November 27, 2017

FIRST, VALUES CONNECT PEOPLE If your business has been built on the things you believe in, in values and missions, then you’re going to attract people who have similar beliefs to you. Those likeminded individuals build connected teams that share the same principles. Sure, you could put a bunch of…

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CULTURE SERIES PART I: BUILDING A COMPANY CULTURE – LIVE BY YOUR WORD OR SHUT UP

By SALMA EL-WARDANY / October 6, 2017

WE ASKED: WHAT DOES CULTURE MEAN? THEY SAID: It is unquestionably, always, no matter what, 100% to do with people. It’s never about a ping-pong table or some bean bags in the corner and no amount of cool slogans scribbled on a wall makes culture. It’s about walking through the…

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