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The Freedom to Hope and Dream

The Freedom to Hope and Dream

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s fun to dream, isn’t it? In fact, based on a survey by Zety, here are the answers from two thousand respondents.

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Bringing Pride to Your Workplace

Bringing Pride to Your Workplace

After such a drastic shift in world climates and social atmospheres, the world needs a little sunshine. For some, that happiness comes from Pride Month.

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The Truth About Hiring Biases

The Truth About Hiring Biases

We’ve known for quite some time that recruiting and hiring are mired in biases even though organizations and the people in them are actively pursuing inclusion.

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Play to Your Personal Strengths

Play to Your Personal Strengths

“Can I change myself to fit the job?” That was a question posed to me during a workshop I conducted. I was speaking about natural behavioral preferences…

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Feeling Fear, Wonder, and Awe

Feeling Fear, Wonder, and Awe

I took some time off this month to play in the snow. I’m sharing this video because it relates so well with many of the emotions that Brene Brown discusses…

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Culture And Inclusion Are Not Trends

Culture And Inclusion Are Not Trends

As I read various business articles at the start of the year, something kept coming up - Inclusion and Culture were listed as "trends for 2022". No doubt these are extremely important areas to work on. In fact, I would argue that they are THE MOST important aspects of...

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I was Unproductive for a Month, and That’s OK

I was Unproductive for a Month, and That’s OK

I remember listening to a talk by Simon Sinek at the beginning of the pandemic. He said, "no one has the emotional strength to avoid the pain of trauma – any trauma... A dear friend of mine who is active duty military explained to me that every member of the military...

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Help Your Team Think Critically

Help Your Team Think Critically

Do your employees defer to you for all critical decisions? Do you want to help your team learn to think critically? If so, use this tool! In the hectic world of business, we don't often stop to think critically. It may be easier (and safer) to ask someone like a...

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Increase Your Leadership Agility

Increase Your Leadership Agility

We are almost halfway through 2021. One thing is for certain - leadership looks a great deal different than even from last year. It's understandable that leaders feel extra pressure to perform financially and to keep employees happy (and employed). Leaders must...

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3. Create Management Accountability Structure

3. Create Management Accountability Structure

This is the last of a 3-part series. Read more - introduction, part 1 and part 2. When the individuals making decisions do not represent the population, we inadvertently create policies that have adverse impacts or unintended consequences towards a marginalized group....

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3 Steps to Building an Antiracist Organization

3 Steps to Building an Antiracist Organization

It's impossible to disrupt our biases 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...

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There Is No Way to Have It All

There Is No Way to Have It All

Today’s quote in my quote of the day calendar resonated with me so much that I had to share it. Early on in my career, I truly believed…

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Extending Compassion and Grace

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...

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The Freedom to Hope and Dream

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s fun to dream, isn’t it? In fact, based on a survey by Zety, here are the answers from two thousand respondents.

read more