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Workplace Safety: How Are We Doing?

Work-related injuries occur every single day in the United States. While we’ve come a long way from the days of the Industrial Revolution, it’s still a fact that workers in all industries and occupations are exposed to injury risks each and every day. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2.8 million nonfatal […]

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Business Government

Implications of Making CBD Federally Legal in the U.S.

Last December, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 passed, federally legalizing hemp-derived CBD in the U.S. The new law now considers hemp a crop that will be managed under the Department of Agriculture, rather than an illegal substance needing to be managed by the Justice Department. Although marijuana is still illegal, this opens the door […]

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Business Culture

National Financial Literacy Month

By: Nathan Grant 4 Official Terms for Credit Definitions you May Already Know No matter what state your personal situation is in, everyone deals with a myriad of financial decisions each and every day, and juggling them can sometimes feel like you are running on autopilot. Do you even know what some of the money […]

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Business

3 Eco-Friendly Keys to Keeping Your Digital Life Secure

Cybercrime continues to rise in 2019. With the number of internet users rising from 3.8 billion in 2017 to an estimated 6 billion by 2022, representing three-quarters of the world’s projected 8 billion population, cybercriminals see growing potential profits in targeting digital consumers and businesses. Healthcare data is a favored target for attack, with ransomware […]

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Business

Mistakes in Business: Common Branding Mistakes that You Should Avoid Doing

Your brand is what defines your business’ overall look, which is why it is essential that you build it thoroughly and deliberately in order for your company to grow successfully. If you think that all it takes for it to be successful is only to upload a good-looking logo and write a few lines in […]

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Business Wellness

Fair Trade – Health and Environmental Benefits

What is Fair Trade or what it’s not? Convenience is a highly-valued luxury for consumers. Unfortunately, convenience can often come at a cost. A consumer may be thrilled to find a trendy shirt for $5, but is it worth it if it was produced in a sweatshop? Though consumers will likely never come face to […]

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Business Community Government

Muncie’s Oligarchy

The power structure in Muncie is a perfect example of an Oligarchy. In my last article, I concluded with the following question for which I’ll attempt to answer today: “If the government isn’t holding the private sector accountable and our free press/media has become more like state-sponsored public relations firms, what kind of political-economic society […]

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Business

How AI Delivers Superior Sales Engagement

When New York Harley-Davidson dealer Asaf Jacobi needed to increase his lagging winter sales, he turned to artificial intelligence to measure, and then autonomously optimize, the outcomes of his company’s marketing campaigns. Following a friend’s recommendation, Jacobi tried out Adgorithm, an AI-powered automated marketing platform. Algorithm’s AI engine analyzed Jacobi’s CRM data to identify the […]

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Business Government

How the Stigma Surrounding Ex-Prisoners Impacts Us All

Muncie, Indiana Blog – Every individual faces obstacles in their lives that can lead them to make mistakes. Run-ins with the law are not uncommon, however, and can drastically alter a person’s future. Being convicted of a crime can make several aspects of life difficult, and often puts someone who was in a difficult situation into […]

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Business

Developing Ideal Employee Skills

Muncie, Indiana BLOG – Businesses run on people. Developing workers with ideal employee skills is an art. It takes competent personnel in every single role to help the business reach its highest potential. Managing those people is a fine art, one that is developed with every interaction between workers and their supervisors. Making the most […]