The Great and Powerful Cause Has Spoken
In the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Donald J. Trump took to the podium to accept his position as the incoming 45th president of the United States, saying, in part, that it was ‘time for us to come together as a united people.’ The next night citizens in 25 cities across our country, many of whom were millennials, took to the streets in a show of dissatisfaction with the country’s choice of the person who would lead them. The message here is not about Mr
Post-Election Thoughts: Where Do I Go from Here as a D&I Practitioner?
As I contemplate the results of this week’s Presidential vote, I come around to asking myself: What does this mean for me as a diversity and inclusion practitioner? I might go down a road that leads me to the conclusion that the no-holds-barred language, stereotyping, and disrespect for differences that we saw in the campaign means that we are done with inclusion – that it was all an illusion anyway, and that even the pressure for political correctness has been removed. While
Are You Indirectly Destroying Your Company Brand By Ignoring These Signs?
As the saying goes, "People don't leave bad companies, they leave bad managers". Employers, have you vetted your leadership team? What steps have you taken to avoid the domino effect of developing a bad reputation and destroying your company brand? Do you want to be viewed as a company with miserable or under appreciated employees? Do you realize how quickly you will lose talent or how hard it will be to attain new talent? It gets pretty expensive ignoring Toxic Managers. Ac