Diversity | Equity | Inclusion

Our lives are incredibly intertwined, interdependent and international in our planet of 7.5 billion people, 195 countries, 6500 languages. The beauty is in it’s complexity and diversity. Imagine the ideas, innovation, hopes, dreams and infinite possibilities and potential! Our only option is to figure out how to synergize our diversity to create value for the world – our survival depends on it.

2021 year end update

We thought we were taking a year off, but here’s what actually happened …

We quit, decided to take a year off, moved across the country to a tiny, quaint ocean side town. This is where we landed after a year of pandemic lockdowns. This is our story.

power shift

Shahana Banerjee on The Power Shift Podcast

The Power Shift Podcast is all about redefining the idea of “power” and using it for good. Shahana Banerjee talks to Dr. Sharon Melnick about how to find our power, how to be a change agent, how power works in an organization, how leaders can use their power to help people blossom, empowering leaders, some jaw dropping data, and a few stories (even an embarrassing one!)

Is it ok to cry at work?

Is it ok to cry at work? What do the tears mean? What are common myths about emotions at work. What should you do if a colleague tears up.

20 Reflections on 2020

2020 was the year of the human, reimagining leadership, future of work, diversity & inclusion and capitalism.

How to eliminate bias in hiring

Every decision we make on the road to a final selection, is a conscious choice to either be inclusive or not. We have an opportunity, and a responsibility, to be intentional and deliberate about each of these micro- decisions, that leads up to the final hiring decision.

How to build an Inclusive Team Culture

Inclusion is the Power of Collective Genius, and you have the key to unlock it. It is about Moments of Truth – critical interactions with people where you come across as inclusive, or not. Here are practical tips, simple and clear conscious actions that will help you build an inclusive team culture.

How to be an inclusive leader

Inclusion is about the Power of Collective Genius that fosters innovation, problem solving, and unlocks progress. It is having the power to drive positive change. You think you are inclusive, but are you? Here are 5 tips to start your journey to be an inclusive leader.

What is your Diversity Quotient?

We all believe we appreciate diversity and are inclusive. But are we really? The journey to Equality has to start with an honest look in the mirror. Join me in exploring our Diversity Quotient.

Respect Equality. Respect Life.

The Power of Respect is core to strengthening the fabric of our society. Spending a day volunteering in a prison helped me reflect on how we can be a force for good, in these times.

In the post COVID future, will we be more inclusive?

Who we are, at home and at work, have never been more blended, than they are today. Will this make us more inclusive of our diversity?

Ocean and sand

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.

Sand and ocean

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.

Clear water at the beach

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization

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