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Unconscious Bias and Sensory Overload: Fostering a More Inclusive Workplace

Unveiling Hidden Prejudices We all hold unconscious biases – automatic, unintentional preferences influenced by our background, culture, and experiences. Moreover, these biases can impact everything from hiring decisions to daily interactions. Now, let’s explore how an unconscious bias can show up: The Ripple Effect of Unconscious Bias Strategies to Combat Unconscious Bias From Misunderstood Reactions

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Make In-Person Meetings Sensory-Friendly

Have you been looking forward to returning to in-person meetings? Maybe you want to avoid them? Returning to in-person meetings after a long period of working from home can be a challenge. That is true even for people who miss being in-person. Shifting from working from home, to hybrid work, or full-time in person is

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How to Manage Sensory Overload at Work

If you are someone who has sensory sensitivities, you may experience sensory overload. This is a reaction that occurs when people become extremely overwhelmed and irritated with sensory factors in their environment. Ultimately, this reaction is unpleasant and difficult to cope with. Additionally, if your workplace is not a sensory-friendly environment, you may find it

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How to Create Sensory-Friendly Emails

Do you find yourself communicating more by email these days? Maybe you are working from home. Or, only going into the office some of the time. Ever receive an email that you simply don’t understand? On the other hand, have you ever sent an email that was misunderstood? These are common experiences for email users.

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Make Your Virtual Meetings Sensory-Friendly

Work from home and virtual workspaces are now common. Many small and large businesses and organizations have adopted remote work. Did you know that hosting sensory-friendly virtual meetings helps your remote workforce? Especially employees with sensory sensitivities. The same is true for personal online gatherings or meetings. Hosting a sensory-friendly virtual meeting helps everyone on

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Mental Health at Work: Manage Sensory Overload

Ever since I was a kid, I have been impacted by two things. First, my mental health.  And second, my desire to be an entrepreneur.  Little did I know then that I would embark on a journey that would require me to do a lot of self-work.  And that mental-health for startups would be important. That

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Sensory-Friendly Co-Working Space Design in Shared Offices

Co-working space design is a topic of interest in shared workspaces.  Large companies create co-working spaces for their employees to work together.  Individual offices are reduced or may not even exist.  Workers may share desks and worksurfaces.  Small companies and solo-entrepreneurs use co-working spaces too.  In those instances, space is rented both short and long

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