While our response was much more organized and timely this time, there are still improvements to be made. Responding to crises is an ongoing learning opportunity and can rarely be perfected given the nature of the work. However, it is important to build a framework that is all encompassing and reflects your company’s culture. At Jopwell, we pride ourselves on being empathetic experts and encourage authenticity in all of our work. Our framework reflects that and prioritizes our team’s well being above all else. … [Read more...] about This is how CEOs can support employees during a crisis
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The film—which is out on Friday, January 15, on what would have been King’s 92nd birthday and just ahead of MLK Day—walks viewers through the uneasy relationship between King and the FBI. During the mid-to-late 1950s, when King first showed up on the agency’s radar, the FBI was apparently not very interested in him. It began to pay more attention by 1962, however, when King became closer with lawyer, accountant, and “unsung hero of the civil rights movement” Stanley Levison, who had previously exhibited Communist sympathies—an uncrossable red line at the time. This relationship convinces the FBI to ramp up its surveillance efforts, and leads to the only major dirt it ever dug up on King that is widely known today: his serial adultery. … [Read more...] about The damning ‘MLK/FBI’ doc shows how poorly Martin Luther King Jr. was treated in his time
Okay, fine, I’ll admit it. I love instant ramen. When I’ve had a bad day or a sleepless night, nothing soothes my soul like a bowl of dirt-cheap, chemical-laden, carb-heavy noodles cooked up in two minutes flat. But like many fans, I’ve often felt guilty about chowing down on this highly processed food. … [Read more...] about This startup wants to do the impossible: make healthy instant ramen
Dobbins is also concerned about the new zero-tolerance policy, which suggests that employees will be fired if they are shown to engage in discriminatory behavior. Dobbins says these policies can discourage employees from bringing complaints when they experience or witness harassment because they’re worried they may get backlash for getting someone fired. “Already, a vanishingly small percentage of people who experience harassment at work actually complain,” he says. “With a zero-tolerance policy, employees worry that the retaliation against them will be much harsher.” … [Read more...] about Sephora has a sweeping new plan for combating racism. But will it work?
“I think that having been burned one time by not being adequately prepared for the level of violence, they will more likely be ready to deal with the protest turning violent with plans to handle that,” says Kenneth Gray, a retired FBI special agent and senior lecturer in the University of New Haven’s criminal justice department. “I think you’ll potentially see the use of chemical gases, or rubber bullets, or more severe types of response.” … [Read more...] about Security experts weigh in on how to prevent more right-wing violence on Inauguration Day