Inclusion

How to be an Inclusive Leader

Being a leader is difficult and being an inclusive leader is even more challenging for most. We know that there is a strong business case for diversity, but you may have also read articles that state diversity is not the key to success. Why are there so many...

How to Change Company Culture: Starts with Inclusion

As diversity and inclusion experts, we are often asked to conduct cultural assessments to determine the level of diversity and inclusion within an organization. One of the questions we often ask is for participants to describe their organizational culture in one...

Inclusion in the Workplace

In a previous article, we discussed why diversity is so important for organizations and the errors company leaders make when focusing on diversity. Simply put, diversity without inclusion is harmful. Creating innovative, forward thinking, successful businesses starts...

Business Case for Diversity

In the current era of globalization, there is a growing need for diversity within businesses. There is a current call for organizations to look inward to determine how to become more diverse. However, while there is growing acceptance that diversity is necessary for...

On the Insurrection of the Capitol

Privilege of Color or Not Being Taken Seriously? A response to The New Yorker article entitled "The Capital Invaders Enjoyed Privilege of Not Being Taken Seriously" by Masha Gessen **This article is in response to the article published by The New Yorker entitled "The...

Inclusion Should NOT be a Priority

Thirty to forty years ago organizations were just beginning to focus on diversity. Since then many people think progress has been made to diversify the workplace and now organizations are focusing on diversity and inclusion, and if they are really savvy, equity....

How Inclusive Are Your Work-Life Balance Initiatives?

Finding the perfect work-life balance is difficult for most people. Yet with increases in demand at both home and work, the need to find a balance is growing. Many organizations have begun to implement initiatives that increase wellness of their employees including...

Inclusion Junkie #4: Triggers

Listen and subscribe on Anchor.fm, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. In this episode we talk about Triggers, which are any stimuli that impact our behavior. Following Marshall Goldsmith's description of Triggers, we discuss some of the potentially most harmful triggers;...

Inclusion Junkie #3: Real Talk

How do you include others during polarizing times, when society is at unrest? How do you value others’ thoughts when you don’t agree?