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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Don't Drop this Ball on December 31

Don’t Drop This Ball on Dec 31

December 11, 2017
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Don’t Drop This Ball on December 31 The beginning of the year is just weeks away, which means many of us are reflecting on 2017, and beginning to visualize 2018. While you may not be a New Year’s resolutioner, now is the ideal time to evaluate both personal and professional goals and objectives. At Inspire, […]

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Health at Work

Ctrl + Alt + Del: 10 Well-Being Initiatives to Keep Employees Energized + Productive

October 4, 2017
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Ctrl + Alt + Del For years, I was stuck in a routine. I would wake up and immediately reach for my phone to scan the news. In less than 10 minutes, I absorbed the day’s top stories ranging from the impact of global climate change to terrorism. I was stressed before I even got […]

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Organization Design + Change Management

Fraternal Twins: OD & Change Management

September 6, 2017
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Fraternal Twins: Organization Design & Change Management Organizational design (OD) and change management are often seen as two separate entities under the same umbrella, like siblings from the same family. I think of this duo more like fraternal twins—as much as you want to give them individuality and independence, they are intrinsically interdependent. A common […]

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Growth Mindset at Work

How to Cultivate a ‘Growth Mindset’ at Work

August 1, 2017
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How to Cultivate a ‘Growth Mindset’ at Work Are you born with it, or can you develop it? If your organization is like the majority of companies, the belief is that top talent was born with inherent intelligence, and are destined to excel simply because of their innate ability to produce results. But could that […]

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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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