My Internet Homepage Is A Double-edged Sword


My internet homepage is a double-edged sword, but I realize that I control the algorithm. Some articles I find interesting and excitedly share them with you. Other times I read articles that make me furious. The algorithm then shows me more articles that make me angry. You get the point. This was super troubling during the 2020 election and January 6 Insurrection when I really needed to detox but read every article that showed up on my homepage.

Here are 5 articles that I read online in one day.

I’m an HR director managing 106 people. Here’s how I recognized and dealt with my own burnout while trying to help employees prevent theirs

The past year has been a time of change and uncertainty for all of us, and as someone working in HR, trying to manage the health and well-being of a rapidly growing team presented a unique challenge. My work commitment was to fully support my team members during the global pandemic. But simultaneously, I was also going through the same hardships as the 106 coworkers I was trying to help.

Working long hours will literally kill you, new research says

The WHO announced the findings based on a global study that reviewed how working long hours was connected to death, per Reuters. The findings — published in the medical journal Environment International — found 745,000 people died from a stroke or heart attack because of longer work hours in 2016, according to Reuters. The research suggested people suffered more strokes and heart attacks because of longer work hours.

3 Reasons You Should Treat Your Personal Brand Like Your Childhood Piggy Bank

Think of your personal brand as an investment. It grows with every brand interaction — an expert post on social media, a podcast interview, a guest post on an authority website. Every “nickel” you put into your “brand bank” increases your authority, brand recognition and audience trust. Some are small drops. Some are bigger wins. And then one day you are ready to make an offer. Take the hammer out…and boom! The trust you’ve built is your capital, which is now ready to work for you, giving people the trust they need to buy from you.

Kimora Lee Simmons ‘Shocked’ by Ex Russell Simmons’ Lawsuit, Labels It ‘Extortion’ and ‘Serial Abuse’

“Russell’s continued aggressive behavior not only blatantly distorts the facts, but is simply a desperate PR ploy ignoring the years of mental and emotional anguish, gaslighting, and ongoing harassment he has inflicted on Kimora,” the statement continued, without giving details concerning those claims.

Why Entrepreneurs Need to Pay Attention to Their Mental Health

A study out of the University of San Francisco found that a whopping 49 percent of entrepreneurs have some sort of mental health condition at some point in their lives. Our creativity can be fueled by ADHD, bipolar disorder, depression and even suicidal thoughts. The same afflictions that spur creative artists to genius. These topics should not be taboo.

How well does your internet algorithm predict your interests?

Nicki Sanders, MSW, CEO, is a Career and Empowerment Strategist who helps high-performing women of color in management go from overworked, underpaid, and unappreciated to energized, well paid, and appreciated. Through Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting, she also helps businesses recruit, hire, train, and retain great employees. Nicki has an extensive background in developing and managing successful programs and leading high-functioning multi-disciplinary teams. She is an accomplished professor, coach, trainer, and group facilitator who has combined her gift for authentic relationships, Master of Social Work degree, and over 20 years of diverse work experience to create a life she loves. Nicki is a lover of cupcakes, travel, and 80’s hip hop and R&B music.

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