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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
I recently came across an article in Axios: “As cancer mortality declines, the gap between rich and poor emerges” which highlights the disparities in cancer rates between different socioeconomic patient groups. Although there is some positive news, mainly related to lower overall cancer mortality rates over the past 25 years, there is still disheartening news […]
STEM and science-based career fields are vital for breakthroughs and advances in medicine, technology, agriculture, transportation, or just about any other facet of our lives. The sciences are the realm that produces all the new technologies and products that impact our daily lives, from vital, life-saving drugs and therapies, to the tablets and mobile devices […]
It might be “risqué” to suggest embracing the mindset of interdependence in a country famous for the highest score on the Individualism scale, (per Hofstede research); I also hope that my encouragement for the mindset of interdependence is not mistaken as a call for a commune-like set-up. Let me explain. Achievement – independent or interdependent? […]
Facebook’s latest diversity report indicates that it still isn’t hiring enough people of color, and while hiring is very important it is only the first step. The question I frequently hear is, “Now that I have hired this fantastic person, how do I keep her or him?” And if you are an employer or someone […]
O’ the beautiful game…with all its twists and turns, underdogs and upsets. The World Cup tends to be the platform for the biggest of dramas and this year did not disappoint. In particular, this World Cup will stand out from many because of the tech integration, strange statistics and dramatic victories. Alas, the Cup has […]
Clinical trials are the primary research method in which new drugs are tested to evaluate their effectiveness. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. authority that regulates clinical trials and bringing new drugs to the market, must balance between introducing life-saving treatments to patients who need them as soon as possible and ensuring that […]
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