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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How can HR approach drug addiction

How Can HR Approach Opioid Addiction in the Workplace?

May 15, 2018
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How Can HR Approach Opioid Addiction in the Workplace? You just finished watching another concerning segment on the news about the severity of the opioid crisis in our country. Perhaps you feel the lingering sting of a personal loss. Maybe you take a sigh of relief that opioid devastation has not yet impacted your immediate […]

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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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Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens”

Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens”

April 10, 2018
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Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens” When “life happens”, will your organization be ready? Just as you are about to hit “send” on the final plan for your new product launch, your phone lights up.  Your go-to project manager (your star) is calling in and you cannot wait to tell her it is a […]

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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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Cupid in the Workplace

Cupid & The Workplace

February 12, 2018
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Cupid & The Workplace Now is the time to examine how your culture handles office romances with Valentine’s Day here, and the effects of the #MeToo movement unfolding.  CareerBuilder’s Annual Valentine’s Day survey found that 31% of employees who began dating at work end up getting married. However, it also highlighted that 24% of employees […]

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