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Oct. 19, 2021

BUSINESS
Starting up: 3 metrics entrepreneurial CFOs need to watch
Here’s some advice for entrepreneurs seeking to be in the 10% of high-potential startups that find success.
FM
https://www.fm-magazine.com/podcast/starting-up-metrics-entrepreneurial-cfos.html
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Why Are People Really Leaving Their Jobs? The Whole Reason Can Be Summed Up in 4 Words
A new study…


Oct. 18, 2021

BUSINESS
Why it’s important to celebrate average employees
Corporate culture prizes standout employees, but it is important to recognize that average workers who meet expectations also are critical to team success. This group should be celebrated to boost retention and engagement.
BBC
https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20211008-why-not-every-good-worker-has-to-be-a-superstar
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A ranking of top cities…


Oct. 15, 2021

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IRS sends a letter to some asking for stimulus money back
The IRS has sent out millions of “math error” notices this year, the majority of which were related to stimulus payments amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Yahoo Finance
https://news.yahoo.com/irs-sends-letter-asking-stimulus-155309942.html

BUSINESS
Why…


Oct. 14, 2021

BUSINESS
Will business travel reach pre-pandemic levels?
Business travel has yet to recover from the pandemic, and it remains to be seen whether it completely rebounds. Tech tools can reduce the need for in-person meetings, but those who travel can take advantage of deals.
Entrepreneur
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/389192
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What Companies…


Oct. 13, 2021

BUSINESS
Parents push back against return-to-office plans
Some parents with young children at home are pushing back against companies’ calls for them to return to the office full-time. In some cases, a lack of flexibility could encourage employees to look for opportunities elsewhere.
BBC
https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20211007-the-parents-who-dont-want-to-go-back-to-the-office
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Commercial bankruptcies down…


Oct. 12, 2021

BUSINESS
Burnout: Are you vulnerable, and how can you prevent it?
Awareness of warning signs and reducing overload can help employees remain positive and productive.
FM
https://www.fm-magazine.com/news/2021/oct/burnout-warning-signs-prevention.html
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Keep asking “Why?” to understand a project
Projects ideally don’t run past due or over cost, but the Sydney Opera House and…


Oct. 8, 2021

BUSINESS
How to build a company culture that supports remote work
As work shifts to remote and hybrid strategies, it is important that corporate culture adapt to accommodate these changes. Tips for creating a supportive environment include running team-building events and encouraging open conversations.
Entrepreneur
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/383281
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What is Human…


Oct. 7, 2021

BUSINESS
What to do if you are experiencing burnout at work
Workers who are experiencing burnout might mistakenly view that feeling as laziness. This article describes signs of burnout and offers advice on how to combat it.
Acorns Grow
https://grow.acorns.com/laziness-does-not-exist-author-tips-to-handle-burnout/
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How to optimize the cash-conversion process
Having cash on…


Oct. 6, 2021

BUSINESS
The major issues behind employees’ workplace stress
Many factors create workplace stress, with the leading issues being low pay, long hours and limited advancement opportunities, according to a survey by the American Psychological Association. Many employees think companies could better support mental health by increasing flexibility.
CNBC
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/05/these-are-the-biggest-factors-driving-workplace-stress.html
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Oct. 5, 2021

BUSINESS
How leaders can create resilient processes
Creating structures that help employees adjust quickly regardless of obstacles can help businesses succeed even in difficult times.
FM
https://www.fm-magazine.com/news/2021/oct/how-cfos-can-create-resilient-processes.html

PERSONAL FINANCE
Recovering financially from the pandemic
Many Americans continue to deal with mental and financial strain from the pandemic. A variety…

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