No one wants to be seen as incompetent. I don’t want to be seen as incompetent and I’m guessing you don’t either. Generally, that instinct serves us well in the workplace. We work hard to do our jobs well. We invest and engage in professional development to stay current with our industry or preferably, ahead […]
With the Super Bowl upon us, many across the country are gearing up for a big day of fun, food and football. Don’t worry this isn’t going to be (yet another!) analysis of the showdown between the Panthers and Broncos. However, a natural question is how did Ron Rivera (Head Coach, Panthers) and Gary Kubiak […]
All that social media fire over a cup? A coffee cup? A red “holiday” cup from Starbucks? REALLY??? Well, yes… The passion and vitriol around the debate is not truly about Starbucks or the cup, though, whatever one may think of the design. No, this holiday debate, like so many others, runs far deeper than […]
Shooting From The Hip…practicing empathy can have a transformative effect on individual relationships and organizational culture Scene: Two colleagues, Lawrence and Eva, ride in an elevator, both sipping their morning-o-lattechino. Lawrence: It’s a shame about that shooting in Oregon. Eva: I know… Lawrence: It really is time to have some serious gun control. Eva: Sure, […]
Are you a Global Inclusive Leader? There may have been a time when successful business leaders could have (relatively) safely answered this question, “No.” Today, however, anyone who leads or plans to lead organizations, teams or initiatives, needs to develop and exhibit the ability to work with others across national borders and across cultural lines. […]
If over the last few months, you’ve found yourself in front of a television, a laptop, a tablet, a Smartphone, a newspaper, or even a chatty fellow commuter, you have probably heard a sound byte or two from Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign. The politics of Blue vs. Red aside, a noteworthy refrain has come from […]
How do we address “Unconscious Bias”? Whether partnering with clients to navigate their Diversity and Inclusion Journey or engaging with new clients who are just beginning to assess the state of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in their organizations, questions around unconscious bias are becoming more and more common. Many of the questions center around the […]
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