The End of "Inclusive Leadership"

May 25, 2020
 
We are in unprecedented times, and I've been thinking a lot about how things are changing as we move into the future. We've not been in a crisis like this during our modern lifetimes, so we have no foundation on which to base future outcomes. We...
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5 Ways to Start Discerning More - and Arguing Less

Feb 03, 2020

I think far too often, people are too quick to outrage. Yes, there are things we should  get angry about. Yes, there need to be amends when anyone is harmed physically, mentally, emotionally, or spiritually. 

However, sometimes people...

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A New Path to Inclusion: Build Resilience

Jan 13, 2020
 

This month, my theme is A New Path to Inclusion. Last week, I gave a few suggestions for skills that will be helpful as we build truly inclusive workplaces. This week, I want to focus on one of those skills: Building resilience.

 

Whether...

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A New Path to Inclusion: Addressing Systemic Issues

Jan 06, 2020
 

Denying that systemic issues exist is much like being a climate denier in this day and age. There is tangible proof of issues that have existed for years. Organizations don’t have equal leadership representation across gender,...

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The Science of Bias and Disconnection

Nov 19, 2018

I am an eternal optimist. I believe people are basically good. I believe 99% of us wake up in the morning with good intentions - to go to work, make a decent living, take care of our families, connect with our friends, and help our communities. I...

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Why diversity programs fail

Nov 12, 2018

Diversity programs have been around for years, yet companies still have an abundance of diversity issues. There is a lack of women and people of color in leadership. Turnover is high, and employee engagement is low. Situations arise on a daily...

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What's really causing your business issues?

Oct 29, 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...

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