July 2017 Thought Leader Spotlight – Ida Liu

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As part of The Azara Group’s monthly newsletter, we select a business leader to share insights about leadership, being an influencer, and career development. Our objective is to help support your ability to flourish as a leader and share what makes people thrive in business. Read More »

Beware of the Fine Print – Forced Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

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If you watch Netflix, shop on Amazon, have certain credit cards, or use a major cell phone service provider, most likely you have already agreed to contractual terms that are snuck into endless pages of consumer agreements as “terms of service.” One important clause often overlooked in these consumer agreements also frequently appears in your employment agreements and can impact your rights with your employer – especially if there is ever a dispute. Read More »

Building a Winning Team Culture – Lessons in Sports & Corporate America

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In sports, commentators and analysts often talk about the necessity of team chemistry and players “being on the same page” in order to win. Teams with long and sustained success are characterized by their “winning culture” that establishes expectations and chemistry. Read More »

June 2017 Thought Leader Spotlight – Tracy McKibben

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As part of The Azara Group’s monthly newsletter, we select a business leader to share insights about leadership, being an influencer, and career development. Our objective is to help support your ability to flourish as a leader and share what makes people thrive in business. Read More »

Avoiding an Uber-Bad Mistake – Diversity’s Cautionary Tale for the Tech Industry

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This is the second article in a series addressing diversity issues in Silicon Valley and Corporate America. This series explores solutions and best practices for increasing diversity in the workplace. Read More »