Julie Kratz is an acclaimed leadership trainer, speaker, executive coach, author and founder of Next Pivot Point. Julie is passionate about promoting gender equality within the workplace, empowering women to express confidence and helping them build a winning career game plan and pivot to the next level.
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Diversity and inclusion matter to all humans Diversity and inclusion is a game changer. But as humans, we recognize differences. We see color. We make assumptions about others’ gender identities. All humans are wired to size others up and assess if they can trust them. This is problematic because people generally trust people that look like themselves more than those that do not. To understand the future of diversity and inclusion, it is helpful to look back first. I believe hindsight is 20/20. And, this being the year 2020 is the year of the ally. What can the past indicate about the future? Our tribal history As humans, 90% of our existence on the planet was in tribes. In groups no larger than 100 or so humans, we would travel in a footprint of 1,000 square miles and eat off of the land. We were egalitarian. In fact, women provided nearly 90% of the calories for the...