The Importance of Supporting Minority Businesses by Other Minority Businesses

As we celebrate Black History Month and look to build on the work being done by business incubators at AMPED, the Well, GLI and Metro United Way, the significance of minority businesses supporting one another cannot be overstated. This collaborative approach goes beyond economic transactions; it is a powerful catalyst for empowerment, community development, and […]

Strategies for Successful New Year’s Resolution Management

Introduction:As the calendar turns to a new year, many individuals embark on the tradition of setting New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions often reflect a desire for personal growth, positive change, or the pursuit of new goals. However, the challenge lies in effectively managing and sustaining these resolutions throughout the year. In this essay, we will […]

Supporting employees with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Author: Paul Neumann Supporting employees with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is crucial for their well-being and productivity. Here are some ways employers can help: Awareness and Education: Start by raising awareness about SAD within your organization. Provide information on what SAD is, its symptoms, and its prevalence, especially in regions with long, dark winters. Benefits […]

Navigating Millennial Mental Health: Finding Balance in a Digital Age

Author: Brandon L. Thomas In an era characterized by rapid technological advancements and shifting societal norms, millennials find themselves facing unique challenges that impact their mental well-being. As we delve into the realm of millennial mental health, it’s crucial to understand the factors influencing their experiences and the strategies they can employ to foster a […]

Shades Unseen: The Diversity Void in Insurance Brokerage

Author: Darrell Fuller In the intricate tapestry of industries, the insurance brokerage sector stands as a glaring example of an unaddressed diversity dilemma. Behind the glossy façade of spreadsheets and actuarial tables, a stark void of representation persists, echoing a missed opportunity for progress and inclusivity. Within the corridors of insurance brokerage firms, a monochromatic […]

How better employee benefits can help grow a company

Author: Paul Neumann “Where are all the workers?” It’s a question employers are asking in this era of historically tight labor markets. But the data says that plenty of workers are still out there. In fact, the size of the local labor force is back to where it was pre-Covid. Workers have more options now, […]