1. Revamp Your Recruitment and Interview Process to Mitigate Risk

This is part 1 of a 3-part series. You can find the introduction here. In order to attain a racially inclusive and equitable workforce, institutions must track internal demographic data, define targeted goals to attract a diverse applicant pool, eliminate bias in the hiring process, and develop a culture that retains workers of color atContinue reading “1. Revamp Your Recruitment and Interview Process to Mitigate Risk”

3 Steps to Building an Antiracist Organization

It’s impossible to disrupt our bias all the time, because it’s human nature. The best and most effective way to fight racial inequity is to DISMANTLE it systemically. Systemic solutions address root issues by eliminating the way systems create and perpetuate racially inequitable outcomes. When we put race-explicit, outcome-oriented structure in place, we change theContinue reading “3 Steps to Building an Antiracist Organization”

Are they unwilling or unable?

Leaders often feel guilty when they decide to terminate an employee. You are unhappy with the performance of an employee, but you have difficulty deciding if and when to terminate that employee. This leads to stress and anxiety for you and continued poor performance by the employee. One simple and powerful question to ask yourselfContinue reading “Are they unwilling or unable?”

You can’t have it all…

Today’s quote in my quote of the day calendar resonated with me so much I had to share. Early on in my career, I truly believed in the false notion of “you can have it all.” The lie was alive and well, perpetuated by put-together, successful women who didn’t want to let you in onContinue reading “You can’t have it all…”

Are you a change agent or are you most comfortable with the tried and true?

If you are a change agent (low C if you have taken the Predictive Index), you are so excited to GET TO WORK so you can accomplish some of the initiatives you put off in 2020. You crave pressure and variety. Not only are you able to adapt quite quickly to change, you can evenContinue reading “Are you a change agent or are you most comfortable with the tried and true?”

Extending Compassion and Grace

If you have been feeling a little out of sorts with the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, know that you are not alone. Stress emerges in different ways. For me, I’m particularly stressed when I am not in control of a situation. A situation developed on Sunday that took me WAY out ofContinue reading “Extending Compassion and Grace”