This looks like a fun one and almost
makes me wish I wasn’t a solopreneur. A new Slack app with points, badges and a leaderboard system, Greenlist
brings a bit of friendly competition to the workplace all in the name of creating a cleaner and better world. 🌏2. “It’s important to respect emoji, even if one may think it’s ‘harmless.’ Language matters. And emoji has become a distinct part of our lexicon–alongside gifs and Tiktoks and memes and the written word, ASL, and all the other ways we communicate.”
Love it or hate it, the language of emoji is here to stay, so let’s make sure we’re using it responsibly and respectfully. This article
from the excellent newsletter Anti-Racism Daily helps us understand the issues surrounding emoji, racism and diversity. And their article on digital blackface
is also an important read.
+ They have a corporate subscription option
that includes weekly discussion guides for your team. 🙌3.
Ah, Black Friday. I pretty much ignored my inbox and stayed far away from stores on Friday, and I know I’m not alone.
The anti-Black Friday movement is growing and smart brands are getting on board. This article
from The Drum reviews its five fav campaigns this year—not surprisingly, Patagonia, which took out a full-page Black Friday ad in The New York Times
in 2011 telling people not to buy their jacket
, made the list. 💚4. “Find a lone nut.” 🌰5. “You can either design products for inevitability or cease to exist.”
Corey Nobile and Nick Oliveri, founders of sustainable snack company Impact Snacks
, argue that companies shouldn’t wait for regulation
before adopting environmentally friendly practices and policies. Regulation is on its way, consumers are demanding better behaviour from business, and companies can make a profit while acting responsibly, so why wait?
Why indeed? 😉