Building the Business Case for Diversity

Building the Business Case for Diversity

September 25, 2018
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Building the Business Case for Diversity We all have those relationships that feel as comfortable and familiar as an old pair of jeans. People who can read our minds, finish our sentences, and make the same decisions as us in any given situation.  Awesome, right? Actually, not always. There is increasing data on the measurable, […]

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A Bias Toward Action

A Bias Toward Action

May 30, 2018
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A Bias Toward Action Perhaps you were one of many who missed your afternoon latte yesterday, but for those of us passionate about Diversity and Inclusion, we did not need our afternoon caffeine to feel the buzz of progress. In a recent post, I commended Starbucks for yesterday’s investment in anti-bias training for over 175,000 […]

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Unconscious Bias

The Bitter Taste of Unconscious Bias

May 3, 2018
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The Bitter Taste of Unconscious Bias Starbucks. 8,000 stores closing on May 29th for racial bias training. Bloomberg estimates the cost to be approximately $16.5 million. There has been no shortage of opinions on this matter, but I personally commend the retailer for taking swift, public (and costly) action to address a difficult but critical […]

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Workplaces in the Era of #MeToo

Navigating Office Life In The Era of #MeToo

February 27, 2018
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Navigating Office Life in the Era of #MeToo We spend more time at work than at home with family and friends.  #MeToo is making people rethink how they interact at work.  Countless male leaders have reached out to Inspire for advice, with concerns that their well intentioned comment could be misconstrued in this climate.  The […]

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Transgender at work

Transgender in the Workplace: How To Create An Inclusive Environment

October 7, 2016
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Transgender in the Workplace: How To Create An Inclusive Environment The life of a transgender person is filled with challenges and discrimination, especially when it comes to the workplace. While more and more lesbian, gay, and bisexual workers have made their presence known at work, transgender employees have historically tended to lag behind in terms […]

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