Thought Leadership

Strive to be an Ally for Diversity and Inclusion

Strive to be an Ally for Diversity and Inclusion

Having allies increases diversity and inclusion success rates by 3X Diversity and inclusion is not just a nice to have, it is a must have. The power of diversity is understood when we learn to value and respect every individual irrespective of their culture or...

Gender is a Spectrum:  Embracing it Makes Us All Better

Gender is a Spectrum: Embracing it Makes Us All Better

Accepting gender as a spectrum is better for all humans “Boys will be boys” – said a parent to excuse roughhousing behavior   “Don’t be bossy” – said a caregiver to a young girl speaking up Gendered language starts early.  What if we recognized there is a gender...

Dolly Chugh Gets Lead Like an Ally

Dolly Chugh Gets Lead Like an Ally

Dolly Chugh, Associate Professor at the NYU Stern School of Business and author, “The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias” gets Lead Like an Ally... “Julie Kratz applies a novel storytelling approach to an issue many of us are trying to tackle - how to...

Gen Z Expects Diversity in the Workplace

Gen Z Expects Diversity in the Workplace

If you thought those pesky millennials were wreaking havoc in the workplace (full disclaimer:  I am one), the next generation that has just entered the workforce, Gen Z, is already making waves. Who is Gen Z? While there still is no official name for them, Gen Z is a...

Kristen Pressner Regards Lead Like an Ally

Kristen Pressner Regards Lead Like an Ally

Kristen Pressner, Global HR Executive in Health Care and Ted Talk "Flip It to Test It" regards Like Lead Like an Ally... “Lead Like an Ally illustrates the myth of meritocracy, and the unconscious biases holding women back in Corporate America. Women and allies alike...

Ageism:  The Biggest Area of Bias

Ageism: The Biggest Area of Bias

In my talks about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, we often liken diversity to gender, race, and/or ethnicity.  We like what our brain thinks it can see.  These is indeed a distinction between visible and invisible diversity.  And, we are generally highly...

Josh Levs Supports Lead Like an Ally

Josh Levs Supports Lead Like an Ally

Josh Levs, U.N. Gender Champion supports Lead Like an Ally... “To strengthen businesses, families, the economy and society at large, men and women must join forces and rid our workplaces of outdated Mad Men-era structures. Through research and experience, Julie Kratz...

Martin Luther King Day: Conversations Starters with Children

Martin Luther King Day: Conversations Starters with Children

Conversation Starters with Our Children about Martin Luther King Day For the majority of non-African Americans, Martin Luther King Day is not discussed with children.  Kids often have the day off school, and for many children, they do not know the significance of the...

Linda Babcock is an Advocate for Lead Like an Ally

Linda Babcock is an Advocate for Lead Like an Ally

Linda Babcock, James M. Walton Professor of Economics and is the former Acting Dean at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, is an advocate for Lead Like an Ally. “Lead Like an Ally addresses the implicit biases holding...

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