The Paradox Of Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers

A surprising number of healthcare workers, including physicians and registered nurses, refuse COVID vaccinations. Reports cite several factors, but the principal issue may come down to trust. What does this say about healthcare generally, and what does it mean for mandatory vaccination of healthcare workers? Weighing Costs And Benefits Like many people, I got vaccinated…

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When Words Kill: Lessons From The Champlain Tower Collapse

Search-and-rescue teams pick through the rubble of a partially collapsed 12-story condominium near Miami, Florida. The death toll may top 160. If the blame rests with words, how safe are the rest of us? Words, Words, Words While search-and-rescue teams dig, media and investigators have begun unearthing causes of the collapse. Current Guestimate Of Causes…

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Cancel Culture, Chinese Style

The Chinese government canceled retailer H&M from the national Internet for airing concerns over alleged forced labor in Xinjiang Region. Will pending EU and US ESG regulations trigger a trade war? A Juggernaut Gains Momentum Previous columns described the environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) movement and examined conflicting claims over whether ESG investing yields higher returns…

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Forget “The Big Shift.” Here Comes “The Big Shakeout”

Many businesses — meaning many bosses — want employees back in the office. Millennials make up the largest cohort in the workforce. What if they won’t go? Millennials: Numerous, Demanding, and Distrustful 40%-75% Of the Workforce Millennials comprise persons born roughly from 1981-1995. (Some date ranges start as early as 1978; some go as late…

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