Would You Rather Do It the Hard Way or the Easy Way?🤔

How long has it been since you heard about something new that can significantly boost ⬆️ your business results? Are you eager to get going on it as soon as possible? Fortunately, there are lots of ways to go about it. You can boil them down to two categories: the hard way and the easy …

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How to Navigate Cultural Differences

In a time when global workforces are becoming more and more the norm — and when companies are becoming more attuned to the benefits of a culturally diverse staff — establishing best practices for creating supportive, inclusive environments has become increasingly important.  Laying the foundation for cross-cultural understanding can be immensely useful for a diverse …

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How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line

Better customer service means better customer loyalty. The more you foster a culture of diversity and inclusion, the better you’ll be able to understand and meet the needs of a diverse customer base. If you serve customers with what they actually need versus what you think they need, they’ll be happier and want to keep …

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Let’s Analyze the Avoidable BaseCamp Walk Out

We have often spoken about the critical need for different viewpoints in technology. Most companies you look at these days have Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. But, it is often easier said than done. I joined Chris Brandt and Sandesh Patel on Furtech podcast to discuss how to bring it all together and learn from …

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The Power of Investing in People

Sha Sparks and I had a lively discussion on The Power of Investing in People Podcast about how important it is to create a work environment that maximizes the potential of all people.  This plan needs to embrace diversity –  you need to value diversity both from interpersonally and institutionally. We discuss how there is …

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Human Resources: Balancing Urgency & Equity during COVID-19

For organizations that center values of equity and justice, managing the people-oriented aspects of the business during a crisis like COVID-19 presents both challenges and opportunities.  We had a candid conversation with  human resource professionals who lead with their values and are making the best decisions they can make for their employees and their organizations.

Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace: A Toolkit for Employers

As a passionate advocate for civility, we need everyone to be a part of the solution. Here is an excellent toolkit by the Human Rights Campaign to help your company get started on your commitment to transgender inclusion. As a trainer and lawyer, I can start or end the conversation.  But I can’t do it …

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What’s in a Name?

Ask Jose. After sending out resumes for months on end without a callback, Jose changed his name to Joe and sent his resume to the same employers. Instantly, he started getting calls from these employers who suddenly were willing to consider his job application, and many wanted to interview him. Do you wonder why? Watch …

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