Ukraine is a country of striking natural beauty and of truly beautiful people. This exhibition features 30+ works by contemporary Ukrainian artists and creatives who continue to fight back by choosing life and beauty.
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VUCA is an acronym that has recently found its way into the business lexicon. The components it refers to—volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity—are words that have been variously used to describe an environment which defies confident diagnosis and befuddles executives. In a ‘VUCA world,’ both pundits and executives have said, core activities essential to driving organizational performance—like strategic planning—are viewed as mere exercises in futility.
A remarkable consequence of the pandemic has been its triggering of the ‘great resignation.’ People have been voluntarily leaving jobs for many months now at a never-before-seen rate. Some of these departures are earlier than expected retirements; early in the pandemic, rising housing prices and stock market performance created a sense of financial security among many who had planned to work for a few more years. The wealthy feeling and the misery of sorting out work during the pandemic made it easy for many to go ahead and exit the workforce.
The global pandemic has brought leaders a steady barrage of unfamiliar challenges. The one consuming most attention now regards decisions around bringing employees back to the workplace. It is easy to imagine a leader turning to a google search to understand the best practice for this circumstance. Performing that search and reviewing its results suggest these leaders will learn two things: Employees would rather quit than come back to the office, and employees are just as – if not more – productive at home as they are at work.
Last week, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey created a stir on Twitter by announcing that the company’s employees now working at home could continue to do so forever. It's fair to say that those of us new to the working from home phenomenon are still safely in our honeymoon period. Upon hearing Dorsey's proclamation, many expressed their envy towards those twice lucky – first lucky enough to have a job at a cool place like Twitter working for a cool boss like Dorsey and now also lucky enough to have a professional career working in casual comfort.
Dictionary.com defines improvisation as the art of composing, uttering, executing, or arranging anything without previous preparation. The pandemic has required each of us to become improvisers in nearly every element of our lives. Indeed, improvisation describes how we must practice the art of leadership today.
A large chunk of the workforce has had a few months to settle into the experience of working from home. A few short years ago, it would have been impossible to imagine so many could make that transition so smoothly. Of course, rapidly evolving technology is what has protected employee productivity.
Located in the 6th fastest growing city in the U.S. the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is well-positioned to promote economic growth in North Atlanta. With over 400 active members representing a variety of industries and business sizes, r ACC is reflective of the community it serves. Members often describe it as one of the most supportive and dynamic chambers in North Atlanta.
The Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce (ACC), North Fulton County’s premier business advocacy organization, today announced the creation of the Downtown Alpharetta District in partnership with the Development Authority of Alpharetta.