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Feedback on Lead Like an Ally from Manufacturing Executive

Feedback on Lead Like an Ally from Manufacturing Executive

See what senior leadership executive at Cummin, Inc. and author Bonnie Fetch has to say about Lead Like an Ally. Bravo to Julie Kratz for taking a complex issue and providing practical steps for all of us to be better allies!  Diversity is necessary, but inclusion is...

Foreword in Lead Like an Ally from Authors of Athena Rising

Foreword in Lead Like an Ally from Authors of Athena Rising

Brad Johnson & David Smith, Authors of Authors of Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women share their thoughts on Lead Like an Ally... We are raving fans of leading organizational consultant, Julie Kratz! For years, we have admired her innovative...

Why We Should Stop Saying “Unconscious Bias Training”

Why We Should Stop Saying “Unconscious Bias Training”

Why We Should Stop Saying “Unconscious Bias Training” by Bernadette Smith, collaborator of Pivot Point Bernadette posted this article a few weeks ago, and it caught massive attention on renaming a common training for diversity and inclusion.  As a diversity and...

5 Ways to Awaken Your Inner Amazon Warrior and Sprint to Success

5 Ways to Awaken Your Inner Amazon Warrior and Sprint to Success

While we all have different definitions of success, there is no one single right way to achieve it. There’s only your way. However, there are certain traits that many successful women share. One aspect of successful female leaders is how they embrace diversity. In our...

Four Reasons Inclusive Leadership Programs Fail

Four Reasons Inclusive Leadership Programs Fail

Inclusive leadership can be: A flavor of the month program Rinse and repeat Once and done You insert the analogy. I believe inclusive leadership happens consistently, day in and day out. It does not happen alone, it does not happen in a vacuum, and it does not happen...

The Missing Ingredient for Inclusion:  The Middle Manager

The Missing Ingredient for Inclusion: The Middle Manager

The band Stealers Wheel said it well. "Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right, here I am, Stuck in the middle with you." I was a leader in Corporate America for 12 years, and I have been facilitating inclusive leadership in classrooms and on stages for nearly a...

12 Key Attributes of Inclusive Leaders

12 Key Attributes of Inclusive Leaders

I believe there are 12 Key Attributes of being an Inclusive Leader. Today’s leader has so much vying for their time with office politics, email, and employee conflicts just to name a few. As a leader in Corporate America for 12 years, and facilitating inclusive...

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