Creating Impactful Change

If you want to make an impact, learn to create the conditions for RealChange. We think of company culture as an ecosystem. Typically, an ecosystem consists of all the organisms and the physical environment with which they interact. A culture consists of all the employees, teams, and sometimes customers and the physical, mental, emotional, and […]

Diversity Leadership Forum

We know that today’s diversity leaders are often working under incredible pressure in an ever-changing context to ensure their contributions bring value and sustainability to workplaces and communities everywhere. It can be a challenge for these professionals to develop and enhance their skills, and leadership and to access mentoring support. To address this challenge, we […]

Snapshot: Hispanics In Corporate America By The Numbers

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S., and there’s a lot to celebrate. The Hispanic (or Latino, LatinX) communities continue to make cultural, political, and societal inroads; and in many ways are reshaping “American identity” as the fastest-growing minority in the U.S.  When we talk about the Hispanic population, we have to be mindful that […]

When To Speak Out On Social Issues

It seems like barely a day goes by without another brand or business being celebrated or canceled because of the stand they’ve taken or not taken on a social issue. Research from Edelman shows that trust in businesses exceeds that in government and the media. It also shows that we expect more from businesses when it comes […]

Knowledge Is Insufficient To Change Behavior

What does it take to change behavior within a workplace? Building an equitable and inclusive culture often means behavior change for individuals. In the first of a series of articles on designing for behavior change and habit adoption, Hanlie van Wyk explains how understanding what drives behavior change can help you create robust DEI habits […]

What About The People In The Project?

We’ve all been there. We’re working on a team project and have to adapt to a new process, and sometimes new technologies, to fully contribute to the project. But we’re all different in terms of our work and learning styles and our competencies as they relate to technological tools. Tech skills are no doubt important, […]

Juneteenth: It’s Not Just for African Americans

Federal Holiday Now that Juneteenth is officially a Federal Holiday, more Americans are aware of the historical significance of the occasion. Celebrated every June 19, until recently mostly by African Americans, Juneteenth marks the final emancipation of enslaved people in the U.S. Originating in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, Juneteenth has been celebrated across the country […]

How Executive DEI Buy-in Is Impacted By The 5 Executive Personas

As companies are coming to grips with the need for DEI, there are so many questions they have before embarking on a DEI journey. These questions include but are not limited to, does DEI work, is DEI a business driver or a nice to do, how can we execute a DEI plan without alienating parts […]

The Kaleidoscope Group & Qstream – On The Path To Change

Change is expected even if not welcomed  We know change is coming, we just don’t know how or when. John Maxwell is quoted as saying “Change is inevitable, growth is optional” and while we can’t exactly prepare for change we can prepare for growth. Growth is a state of being and unfortunately, so is stagnation. […]

We See You

Grief. So much grief. I love boxing. I love to watch. I love to train. I love to spar. I also love to watch documentaries about great fights and fighters. Among my favorites is a doc about the soul stirring, blood spilling, crowd thrilling trilogy of fights between Micky Ward and Arturo Gatti. There’s a […]