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Equity vs. Equality – Equality is Not Enough

As we roll into the new year, I challenge you to focus on equity vs equality in the organization. Equality is a great step, but let’s take it further.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Community Involvement Ideas and Why it Matters

 

 

In the world of non-profit organizations, the key words of community support often used are time, treasure and talent. These words refer to the many ways that employees and companies can provide support within the community. Community involvement can be done in so many ways, whether it is family resources, children programs, health (mental and physical) support and such.

Topics: Leadership Diversity and Inclusion

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

Back to the Basics: Respect & Inclusion in the Workplace

“Please, thank you, you’re welcome, excuse me, and I apologize”, these very simple but respectful words appear to be disappearing from the workplace. We are often so busy scurrying in and out of the workplace that we forget to use these simple courtesies.

Topics: Advice Diversity and Inclusion

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