One of the most powerful things about being a business owner is the ability to create a work environment according to your own principles. So many of us have worked within a company or organization and been disappointed by the way things were run, the way team members were treated. So, we wanted to ask some fantastic business owners and operators how they’ve gone about creating a more inclusive workplace.
Brittany Saint Leafy
Sword fighting is a niche hobby that is quickly growing and gaining ground in Arizona. Did you know that there are currently at least six schools dedicated to the study of Historical European Martial Arts in Arizona alone? Did you also know that half of those schools are co-founded and run by women? When people think of sword fighting in a historical context it is usually exclusive of women, but much like today, there were many women who participated in martial arts throughout history. Read more>>
We started Crybaby Tattoo amidst the covid chaos with a mission in mind, we wanted to created a relaxed safe space for tattooers and their clients. Welcoming everyone. Bending the standard for tattoo shops and making sure everyone has a good experience getting tattooed. We also acknowledge the privilege we have as artists and try to give back to the community by doing charity events. We successfully did our first charity event in April and plan to do more. Read more>>
Being inclusive has become such a buzzword for the past few years. It’s the new trend that everyone wants to be a part of, so brands and businesses put the word INCLUSIVE in their marketing material and their website bios. It’s almost like the discussion is, let’s say we are inclusive so the masses can shut up! But being inclusive is an action word, and many of these brands and businesses lack the actionable steps to putting their money where their mouth is. Read more>>