đŸ€­ You’ve been misquoting these inspiring phrases your whole life

 
With so much misinformation flying around, it’s tough to know what to believe. But our editors and reporters have been hard at work dispelling some of the myths that cut across all parts of our lives. In this edition of our newsletter, you’ll find the truth about everything from what Gen Zers want to hybrid work, resilience to time management and creativity, business jargon, and data. You’ll even discover the true origins of some of the most commonly used inspirational quotes. Come take a peek behind the curtain.
Lydia Dishman
 
inspirational quotes
You’ve been misquoting these inspiring phrases your whole life

Do all those inspirational quotes we see for #MotivationMonday or #WidsomWednesday really exist? And were they really said by the people we are so quick to believe said them? Yes and no.

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business jargon
The problematic origins of common business jargon

These seemingly innocuous phrases indicate just how systemic racism and oppression have wormed their way into our everyday language.

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gen z at work
Stop believing these 4 myths about Gen Z at work

The author of Generation We says Zs are not against traditional jobs. They just want companies to understand their priorities, then craft workplaces and roles that deliver on those expectations.

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Black women will get no-strings-attached monthly checks in this new guaranteed income experiment

Black women in Georgia make 63 cents for every dollar that white men make. What happens if you close that gap?

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hybrid work
4 myths about hybrid work that managers need to stop believing

If you want to create an effective hybrid work arrangement, you’ll need to check these assumptions.

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time management
3 time management myths messing with your productivity

It’s time to let these inhibiting habits go.

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data and the truth
Data isn’t objective. This new podcast dispels the myth

Data journalist Mona Chalabi’s new podcast, ‘Am I Normal,’ explores what happens when numbers don’t tell the full story.

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creativity
3 myths about creativity that are probably holding you back

Even highly accomplished people can feel insecure about thinking creatively. Here’s how you can improve that ability.

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resilience
These 5 myths about resilience might be hurting your ability to cope

To become more resilient, it’s important to understand these misconceptions around the trait.

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