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Brian Martin

Brian Martin

Director of Human Resources with Luxa Enterprises, Brian enjoys coaching his girls soccer team and spending time with his family. He is a member of the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association and serves on the Board of Directors with the American Red Cross in Tulsa.

Recent Posts by Brian Martin:

Attract top talent to your firm with a total rewards strategy

In today’s global marketplace, an employers’ competitive advantage sometimes comes down to the package being offered to potential employees. The war for talent is very real and very competitive. The best employers are able to attract the top talent by employing a total rewards strategy. While these strategies vary from organization to organization, generally they are comprised of six key components.

Topics: Growing Your Business Best practices Business Advice Recruiting

How does unconscious bias affect leadership in business?

 

What exactly is Unconscious Bias?

Every human on the planet has some form of bias. Whether they are biases towards a certain brand choice or certain ingredient in cooking. We all have these implicit biases. Along the road of our upbringing and even into adulthood we developed all kinds of bias. Most of these are hidden within our subconscious and we don’t even think about it. Our brains also automatically put things in groups or some order.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Leadership in the workplace: How are servant leaders different?

 

It is somewhat self-descriptive when we talk about servant leaders. The title “Servant” gives some of it away. Servant Leaders ascribe to the idea of being a servant first. There are a few specific things that servant leaders do perhaps a little differently that distinguishes them.

Topics: HR Supervisor Training Leadership

White Men must be engaged as Allies

One of the key components of D&I initiatives should include engaging white men as allies. There are many white men in the workforce who are great supporters of diversity, inclusion, and equality for women.

Engaging these men to be allies and champions is just one key ingredient to ensuring D&I initiatives, as well as equality programs, gain the necessary traction to be sustainable inside organizations.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Successful Characteristics The Best Business Leaders Must Possess

In terms of the best business leaders, one might think the answer is clear. We would just look to the most successful business and whoever made that happen is obviously on this list, right?

Topics: Leadership