Companies have known for years that supporting community efforts can reflect positively on the organization. Our Trailblazers deemed this relationship critical to the success of diversity and inclusion within their businesses, as this involvement drives results in several ways. Being involved with the community leads to having a better representation of employees that reflect the…
(Adapted from the soon to be released third edition of The Diversity Advantage) Have you ever had a clash with one of your staff members? Have any of your staff avoided or complained about working with another team member? Most of the clashes or diversity collisions that happen at work occur because the individuals involved are…
He said, “I don’t want to be a n_ _ _ _ _ in the bushes about this but…” February is a month that often causes me to pause and think about leaders of the past and present. What can and should leaders of today do and say to advance inclusion? What could they do…
I had the opportunity to drive to the mountains and then to the shores of North Carolina to work with clients late last month. Although I usually do not like long car rides, these two were spectacular. I was constantly reminded of the miracles of nature as I enjoyed the many hues of the changing…
Redia Anderson and Lenora Billings-Harris, both of whom have a long and nationally recognized history in diversity work, have collaborated to write Trailblazers: How Top Business Leaders Are Accelerating Results Through Inclusion and Diversity (Wiley; $27.95).
When I consult with clients, there is one challenge/opportunity I am asked about more than any other. “How can our leaders demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion? What follows is an excerpt from, TRAILBLAZERS: How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results through Inclusion and Diversity, a D&I strategy book Redia Anderson and I co-authored….
I wondered how long it would take us to turn the Martin Luther King holiday into just another day of shopping specials. Unfortunately, that day has arrived in my community. I had a chance to contribute to a celebration in Muskegon Michigan last Friday. If you have 10 minutes to celebrate the true meaning of…
Vision, strategy, and metrics—plus a passion for driving outcomes—yield effective and sustainable diversity and inclusion efforts. Filled with proven methods for implementing and sustaining such endeavors, Trailblazers supplies you and your organization with the tools to fully realize the promise of diversity and the power of inclusion.
Coca-Cola, Dell, American Airlines and others share key diversity strategies to support community involvement and diversity and inclusion.
October 1st is celebrated by many as Diversity Day. Lenora Billings-Harris will present excerpts from TrailBlazers: How Business Leaders Accelerate Results through Inclusion and Diversity.
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