It’s important to cultivate an environment that values and respects peoples’ differences and sees them for what they are-critical to the success of the organization!
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Diversity In Your Ranks

To ensure you maintain diversity in your ranks, you must be intentional and make it a priority.  It needs to start at the top and permeate every level of the organization.  Companies have to seriously evaluate recruiting, mentoring, partnership, communication, and leadership strategies and ensure that diversity is a focus. Look around.  What does your board of directors look like?    What does your leadership team look like?  What do your departments look like?  Representation matters. Leadership has to create a…...
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Meaningful Dialogue
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Meaningful Dialogue is More Than Active Listening

In his bestselling book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey encourages us to “seek first to understand, then to be understood.” To understand what is really going on today requires active listening and a willingness to embrace the uncomfortable. There has never been a more important time for your organization to participate in meaningful dialogue than today. Not many of us alive today can remember the civil rights movement. There are certainly not many in the workforce that participated in this…...
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