Inspiration

Bugle #100: Kintsugi

Happy 100th Bugle! There’s just something special about the number 100. It’s the sum of the first nine prime numbers (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19 and 23). It’s the total number of United States Senators. It’s the amount of tiles in a game of Scrabble. It’s how many Bugles we’ve carefully crafted for your enjoyment…you’re welcome.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, look at these awesome HR, leadership and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: Has social distancing driven you to a place of self-reflection? Rather than viewing your imperfections negatively, this Bugle’s Article ‒ er, Video ‒ of the Week might help you view them in a different light. Look for the below, you beautifully flawed specimen.

Bugle #99: Your Handbook Handbook

Funny seeing you here. After wearing our thinking caps and racking the brains of HR professionals and employment attorneys, we created an expansive resource on how to write policies and procedures. And, if that wasn’t enough, it even comes with a companion workbook. Now we’re talking!

Anyway, enough about us. To keep your HR, leadership and policy management game strong, check out the articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: Whoops, back to us. Normally we bury the Article of the Week and have you hunt for it by looking for the . However, we’ll make it extra simple this time:

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Bugle #98: Juneteenth

It’s Juneteenth, aka Freedom Day. On June 19, 1865, almost two-and-a-half years after the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Texas were officially declared free. Learn more about the importance of Juneteenth.

To stay as savvy as possible, take a look at some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: Sticking with the day’s theme, consider ways you can incorporate Juneteenth into your company culture. Though your workplace might look different this year, the Article of the Week can help you get a head start on Juneteenth 2021 (look for the below).

Bugle #97: What You Can Do

Welcome to Friday! Did you know The “Truman Show” was released 22 years ago today? You know what they say: time flies when you’re getting older. If you need an escape, consider watching it this weekend.

Before you call it quits for the day, take some time to read the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: You’re not alone if you find yourself feeling heartbroken and/or powerless. The Article of the Week includes some suggestions if you find yourself wondering what you can do to combat racism (look for the below).

Bugle #96: To-Do Ideas

The weekend is here! Ready for take-off? On this day in 1906, the Wright brothers received U.S. Patent No. 821,393 for their invention, “Flying Machine.” You can use your Internet Machine to learn more about it.

To help pass the rest of the day, take a look at some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: Still sheltering in place? Check out the Article of the Week for some HR projects to tackle while time is on your side (look for the below). If #1 catches your eye, we’re here for you.

Bugle #95: Stop! Hammocktime.

Happy No Socks Day! Feeling restrained? Toes looking for fresh air? You’re in luck, folks, because it’s No Socks Day. Put on your favorite tunes and do some barefoot dancing, or maybe even feel the grass between your toes. At a time when the days blend into each other, we’ve got to put our best foot forward.

Check out some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: It can be difficult to keep up, but it’s also challenging to slow down. The Article of the Week reminds us what the virus-imposed speed limit can teach us — and it could be eye-opening (look for the below).

Bugle #92: Found Time

Surprise! It’s Friday. We know the days of the week are a little bit shaky right now, but it’s Friday nonetheless. Typically we’d be in the throes of March Madness, but it seems we’ve redefined that term. Still, while we’re on the topic…

We hope you’re safely at home, but if you’re restless and/or looking for a way to make today meaningful, please consider donating blood, platelets, or plasma. The need is urgent.

While you’re donating, you can browse some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: If only I had more time. There aren’t enough hours in the day. Since most of us have an overabundance of time, how can we make the most of it? This week’s highlighted article gives us ideas to move past our FOMO (look for the below).

Bugle #90: Pay It Forward

Happy Leap Day Eve! Are you spending Leap Day in Anthony, Texas, the Leap Year Capital of the World? Come on! There’s going to be live music and dancing.

Since you’ve got an extra day this year, spend a little time reading some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: What are you doing to help those who are following in your footsteps? This week’s highlighted article reminds us how to pay it forward professionally (look for the below).

Bugle #89: Work = Love

Happy Statehood Day to Oregon and Arizona! Oregon was admitted to the United States in 1859 (the 33rd state), while Arizona was a late arrival in 1912 (the 48th state). Who knew February 14th was so significant?

After you’re done celebrating Oregon and Arizona, take some time to peruse several of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: No, we didn’t forget what day it is. For all you lovers (and haters) out there, what better day to revisit your workplace relationship policy? You’ll be smitten with this week’s highlighted article (look for the below).

Bugle #88: A Quiet Mind

Happy last-day-in-January! On this day in 1930, Scotch tape was first marketed by 3M. At least that’s their story, and they’re sticking to it… Ahem.

Before you call it a week, take a few minutes to check out some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.

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Article of the Week: You know that feeling when your brain simply won’t stop firing? This week’s highlighted article gives some tips for silencing the noise. Get a load of this monk-y business (look for the below).