Lead with Respect. Start with curiosity. When we are curious, we are open…to learn, to question, to understand, to see different sides of the story, to discover our similarities rather than obsess over our differences. Open mind, open heart! Try this: Ask yourself ; “What can I learn from this person?”. Focusing on the positive … More Inclusion Action Tip # 5
Stereotypes are the enemy of Inclusion They prevent us from seeing people as individuals, and reduce unique individuals to a simple demographic. In our inextricably interconnected world, we are shaped by varied influences, and we are all much more than our nationality, race, gender or religion. Try this : List all the stereotypes you know, … More Inclusion Action Tip # 4
Stereotypes are Reckless. Here’s why. Female stereotypes label half of the world’s population, Asian stereotypes are about ~4.6 billion people, Racial/ ‘people of color’ stereotypes label > 6 billion people, Millennial and Gen Z stereotypes label > 60% of the world! Ask yourself: Can any stereotype be remotely accurate when it refers to more … More Inclusion Action Tip # 3
Inclusion is about unlocking the Power of Collective Genius It is not just about seat at the table, being heard or feeling wanted, it is about having the power to drive change
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. … More How to eliminate bias in hiring
Deeply impacted by #georgefloyd #ahmaudarbery. How can we possibly treat each other like this? I am reflecting on how we can be a force for good, in these times. Spending a day volunteering in a prison, taught me about the Power of Respect and how core it is to strengthen the fabric of society. … More Respect Equality. Respect Life.
Leaders came under the burning glare of a million spotlights, in an instant, as our world changed. … More In the post-COVID future, will we see a new kind of leader emerge?
A Google search on ‘Toxic Boss’ generates almost 58 million hits! If you have a toxic boss, should you leave? A recent conversation with a friend was a wake up call for me. … More 5 signs your boss is toxic… and bad for you
There has been such a groundswell around Unconscious Bias over the last few years. This post is an attempt to capture my reflections, insights from friends and colleagues, and musings on what is Unconscious Bias and how do you spot it? … More Decoding Unconscious Bias and Tips to spot it
Why we are more obsessed with leaders, than leadership? Why do we focus more on the individual, than the impact they have? … More What is real leadership?