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How To Eliminate Hiring Bias And Increase Workplace Diversity

Perhaps the following scenario will be familiar to you.  You understand the benefits of increasing diversity in your small business, so you’ve hired a diversity manager.   She or he has taken several proactive steps to achieve this goal, including things like posting job announcements in publications read by underrepresented groups, educating…
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Interaction Safety: Do your employees feel safe enough to soar?

It’s time to rethink workplace safety. As it relates to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, organizations must take the safety of employees a step further than simply ensuring their physical safety in your environment, we must also consider interaction safety. We want all employees to speak up, be creative and…
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Equity vs. Equality – Equality is Not Enough

As we roll into the new year, I challenge you to focus on equity vs equality in the organization. Equality is a great step, but let’s take it further. (more…)
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Community Involvement Ideas and Why it Matters

    In the world of non-profit organizations, the key words of community support often used are time, treasure and talent. These words refer to the many ways that employees and companies can provide support within the community. Community involvement can be done in so many ways, whether it is family…
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How does unconscious bias affect leadership in business?

  What exactly is Unconscious Bias? Every human on the planet has some form of bias. Whether they are biases towards a certain brand choice or certain ingredient in cooking. We all have these implicit biases. Along the road of our upbringing and even into adulthood we developed all kinds of…
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Back to the Basics: Respect & Inclusion in the Workplace

“Please, thank you, you’re welcome, excuse me, and I apologize”, these very simple but respectful words appear to be disappearing from the workplace. We are often so busy scurrying in and out of the workplace that we forget to use these simple courtesies. (more…)
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White Men must be engaged as Allies

One of the key components of D&I initiatives should include engaging white men as allies. There are many white men in the workforce who are great supporters of diversity, inclusion, and equality for women. Engaging these men to be allies and champions is just one key ingredient to ensuring D&I initiatives,…
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#AllyChallenge – I Dare You To Change

So for the next five minutes, I ask that you open your hearts and your minds to a possibility of a new and better you and if you’re like me, you’re probably thinking “Oh I got this. I’m pretty good, right?” Or more so as it relates to moving beyond and…
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Back to the basics – Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace

Our topic for today is Back to the Basics – Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace. As you know, our workforces are becoming more multi-generational and multicultural now more than ever. It’s important that we have the tools that we need on the job to succeed in ensuring that we have…
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Moving Beyond Our Unconscious Biases

  Studies show that on average, Americans take in about 34 gigabytes of data each day.  Amazing right! That’s about 11.8 hours of information daily. Now consider how much of that information received is biased to begin with. (more…)
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