Engaging the Middle Manager is Key to DEI Success

Engaging the Middle Manager is Key to DEI Success

An engaged ‘magic middle manager’ is key to successful DEI work Senior leadership is often the first to engage in diversity, equity and inclusion work. Then, usually there is organization-wide communication and education. What’s often a missing link is a...
What If Your Manager Is Not Inclusive?

What If Your Manager Is Not Inclusive?

If you don’t have an inclusive manager, how can you further engage them in DEI work? In a recent virtual training, I was asked an anonymous question while we talked through some inclusive leadership skillsets. A participant asked, “But what if my manager isn’t...
Do You Know What Your Employees Really Think About DEI?

Do You Know What Your Employees Really Think About DEI?

We fear what we do not understand  Unfortunately DEI is a polarizing topic in the workplace – some employees want way more to be done, and some are just starting to understand it is a problem. As humans, we fear what we do not understand. By definition, we do...
What Industry Leaders Are Doing to Show Support for Diversity

What Industry Leaders Are Doing to Show Support for Diversity

If your organization has yet to send a message or make a statement about human issues affecting diversity, it’s not too late Article originally published by Entrepreneur, July 27th 2022.  Organizations are wrestling with what to say or do right now given the...
Allies are Coaches

Allies are Coaches

Allies coach by creating space for self discovery Coaching may feel like a term we use primarily in sports arenas or in professional settings around career or leadership development, but coaching can also have a profound impact in our personal lives. Early in my...