When community, national, and world events shape the workplace, it can be difficult to know how to engage with each other. That natural, normal threads of conversation have, in today’s social and political climate, changed how we feel we can connect. Sharing sadness or outrage about a mass shooting might naturally lead to thoughts about […]
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The #MeToo movement, which began in earnest in October of 2017, has put a stark light on ways women have been treated, objectified, and often marginalized in popular culture, society, and at work. Individuals and organizations have looked at their personal and institutional behaviors and practices to identify past failures and opportunities for progress and […]
Diversity is Shifting The U.S. continues to undergo a dramatic demographic shift – in fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau population estimates for July 2015, minority babies are now the majority, with 50.2% of U.S. babies less than one being of racial or ethnic minorities. In addition, it’s projected that minorities in the U.S. […]
Over the last few years there’s been a growing trend in leadership, from our national political leaders to Silicon Valley to Wall Street. “I can say what I mean and mean what I say and the let the chips fall where they may.” For some this “honesty” has seemed refreshing while others find this approach […]
The keys to understanding what’s most critical about developing your D&I Assessment are first understanding your own needs. The Role of a D&I Assessment A D&I assessment is a crucial part of a D&I strategy, which should consider multiple aspects and angles of the inclusive workplace. This might include marketplace analysis, examining the supply chain, […]
Companies battling it out in competitive markets thrive by engaging with and hiring individuals from all backgrounds. By facilitating greater insights that allow a company to develop stronger connections with their talent and target market, diversity and inclusion in the workplace lay the foundation for greater gains. Yet, diversity in organizations is changing. Not long […]
With dramatically shifting patient demographics and changing patient composition in the US, we are failing to observe corresponding shifts with physicians and healthcare executives. In the year 2000, census figures reported that the United States comprised of about 20% minorities. Today, minorities represent about 40% of the American population. The population of the US is […]
Many companies are struggling with diversity training efforts today, addressing the right – and wrong – practices for effective D&I training properly becomes crucial. Any company putting energy behind D&I training headed in the right direction – but they’re barely scratching the surface. Developing a diverse workforce is great – but recognizing the real reasons behind diversity training […]
CEOs, owners, general managers, and literally every other job title struggle with the same question – how do we motivate our employees? What makes them tick? Clearly, there are no one-size-fits-all solutions here. When your employees feel connected and engaged, their work performance improves, they miss fewer work days, employee turnover rates decrease, and they […]
As our world evolves, companies must evolve their culture and strategies to meet their objectives. Hence, today’s most successful companies are realizing the benefits of inclusion in the workplace. Empowering people from diverse backgrounds and trains of thought to join the team and share their insight and feedback positions companies to make stronger connections. Simply […]
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