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Diversity Makes Your Company Better – Fintech Times

Diversity Makes Your Company Better – Fintech Times

Teamwork and collaboration can be powered by a more diverse and inclusive team. Read the full article here Ed Thompson, founder and CEO of Uptimize, a company that has helped the likes of JPMorgan supercharge their teams’ performance by leveraging the talents of all...

Uptimize #2 in TechNational Top 100 Companies to Work For 2024

Uptimize #2 in TechNational Top 100 Companies to Work For 2024

At Uptimize we carefully think about how to improve employee experience. So we were thrilled to be listed on TechNational's list of best places to work. Much of how we look at how to improve employee experience, of course, comes from our focus on embracing...

Neurodivergent Masking & Employee Burnout – Great Place to Work

Neurodivergent Masking & Employee Burnout – Great Place to Work

Read the full article here When neurodivergent professionals don’t disclose their status — called “masking” — these employees are spending extra energy to fit in and avoid detection. This extra effort can take a toll over time, says Ed Thompson, CEO of Uptimize, a...

Shockingly Different Leadership with Karan Rhodes

Shockingly Different Leadership with Karan Rhodes

Watch the full episode here Discover the significance of intentional, empathetic leadership in embracing neurodiversity, from challenging hiring practices to fostering collective decision-making. Champion a journey towards greater inclusion, collaboration, and success...

Training Journal – Redefining Neurodiversity at Work

Training Journal – Redefining Neurodiversity at Work

Read the full article here Neurodiversity, contrary to common misconceptions, doesn’t only refer to autism, dyslexia and other forms of neurodivergence. In fact, it just means that humans all think differently – there is no one “normal” brain. It is within that human...

ITPro – Neurodivergent workers are burning out at record pace

ITPro – Neurodivergent workers are burning out at record pace

Read the full article here Employers with neurodivergent staff can take simple steps to be more inclusive and ease pressure, according to industry experts. Ed Thompson, founder and CEO of Uptimize, which helps organizations support neurodivergent staff, said that...

Neurodivergent Masking – MedCity News

Neurodivergent Masking – MedCity News

Read the full article here Anybody can experience burnout. However, in the neurodivergent community in particular, burnout at work is a constant topic of focus. Neurodivergent people — including autistic people, dyslexic people and ADHDers (and collectively perhaps up...

Investing in Mental Wellness – The Globe & Mail

Investing in Mental Wellness – The Globe & Mail

Read the full article here At a time when businesses are being squeezed on all sides, common sense tells finance leaders to trim excess where possible. If employee mental wellness plans are on the list of expenses to cut, however, you could be working against your...

Half of Neurodivergent Employees Don’t Feel Supported (HR.com)

Half of Neurodivergent Employees Don’t Feel Supported (HR.com)

Read the full article here More than half of neurodivergent employees don’t feel that their organisation (52%) or team (54%) is open or supportive enough to discuss neurodiversity, research by the CIPD revealed. The survey, conducted in collaboration with the...

Neurodiversity with Ed Thompson – The Guiding Voice

Neurodiversity with Ed Thompson – The Guiding Voice

Neurodiversity and Neuroinclusion to Elevate Your Talent Power - The Guiding Voice Listen to the full episode here Uptimize founder Ed Thompson speaks with Naveen Samala on the leading podcast The Guiding Voice, in a wide-ranging conversation covering multiple key...

How Global Business Is Finally Understanding Neurodiversity

How Global Business Is Finally Understanding Neurodiversity

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE HERE What is neurodiversity and how are global companies thinking about it to build more productive teams and happier employees? Listen in today to get tips from the forefront of a major global business shift in how we think about the human...

Let’s Talk Universal podcast with Ed Thompson

Let’s Talk Universal podcast with Ed Thompson

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Are companies underestimating the neurodiversity of their teams? Join Erica and Ed as they discuss the challenges of measuring neurodiversity when many people don't disclose it or even fully understand the concept.  

“Supporting Neurodiversity at Work” – MindTools

“Supporting Neurodiversity at Work” – MindTools

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE "Do “great minds think alike”? No, not really. Neuroscience has found that every mind is different – to the point that a scan of someone’s brain is as recognizable as a fingerprint. There are some commonalities, however. Most brains work...

Every Brain is Different: Ramos Law Podcast

Every Brain is Different: Ramos Law Podcast

Watch the full episode here  "Welcome to a thought-provoking episode of the Ramos Law Difference Makers Podcast, where we journey into the fascinating realm of neurodiversity with Ed Thompson, founder and CEO of Uptimize, a global leader in neuroinclusion. In this...

Recruiting Future Podcast with Matt Alder: Neuroinclusion

Recruiting Future Podcast with Matt Alder: Neuroinclusion

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE HERE According to recent estimates, between 15 and 20 percent of the world’s population is neurodivergent. Although our understanding of the brain has taken some massive leaps forward, a large proportion of neurodivergent people do not have...

MyLadyADHD Podcast with Trina Haynes

MyLadyADHD Podcast with Trina Haynes

LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE HERE What is Neurodiversity? What does it look like in the workplace and what are the challenges for ADHDers at work? Neurodiversity is a bit of a buzz word right now - and I wanted to break it down and take a deeper look at the...

Psychology Today: “The Rise of Neurodiversity at Work”

Psychology Today: “The Rise of Neurodiversity at Work”

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE Organizations have long ignored neurodiversity, but this changed with the "neurodiversity at work" movement. True diversity of thought on a team can provide a critical competitive advantage. Today, top organizations are embracing...