Beginning at daiOne

What's really causing your business issues?

Oct 14, 2018

Every organization wants to be sustainable. For-profit organizations work to satisfy owners, shareholders and stakeholders by increasing profit. Not for profit organizations need to ensure they have the funds and donations necessary to move...

Continue Reading...

Diversity Myth #2: Diversity is all about "them."

Sep 10, 2018

No two people see the world exactly the same way. When we meet someone new, we tend to judge them based on what we think is “normal,” yet we don’t often take the time to consider what “normal” really means.

 

...

Continue Reading...

Resilience: The Key to Managing Stress in Turbulent Times

Aug 22, 2018
 

In this series, “How to Survive and Thrive in Turbulent Times, we’ve looked at the toll hate and disconnection has not only on victims and perpetrators, but on observers as well. No one is immune. In this post, we’ll focus on...

Continue Reading...

Three Ways to Counter Observer Effects of Hate and Disconnection

Aug 15, 2018
 

In my last post, I talked about the toll hate and disconnection have on victims and perpetrators. Today, I’d like to take a quick look at how simply observing these events doesn’t protect us from the emotional, physical and mental...

Continue Reading...

The Price of Hate and Disconnection

Aug 08, 2018
 

In my over 20 years of diversity & inclusion work, I can’t recall a more divisive and polarized time. We live in a world of social and political turmoil that is impossible to escape. At every turn, it seems like there’s news about...

Continue Reading...

The Internet, Empathy, and Cross-Cultural Competence

Jul 04, 2017

I came across an interesting article the other day about how the internet may be killing empathy. The internet has become so embedded in our lives in North America (nearly 80% of the population uses it), that browsing, social networking, and...

Continue Reading...

Diversity Myth #5: Diversity is Optional

Jun 27, 2017

Ask any diversity practitioner if they feel understood, and the most likely answer will be that they do not. Everyone has an idea about what diversity is and what it isn't. Of course, we are all entitled to our opinions, but too often, our...

Continue Reading...

Why The Golden Rule Isn't So Golden?

Jun 08, 2017

My husband was born in the southern United States and raised in a military family. I never have to ask if he’s on the phone with his mother or his father, because it’s obvious. It’s a constant stream of “Yes, sir,”...

Continue Reading...

4 Great Ways to Shift Your Perspective in the Heat of a Disagreement

Jun 01, 2017

We all know how easy it is to make one comment to someone - whether it’s in person or on social media - and then find ourselves in a heated argument. We get caught up in trying to convince others that we’re right, and we get offended...

Continue Reading...

Diversity Myth #1: Diversity is Only About Non-Majority People

May 30, 2017

Ask any diversity practitioner if they feel understood, and the most likely answer will be that they do not. Everyone has an idea about what diversity is and what it isn't. Of course, we are all entitled to our opinions, but too often, our...

Continue Reading...
1 2 3 4 5