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Let’s face it, DEI work can consist of a lot of talking, a lot of thinking, and not much real action. For years, we’ve been focused on awareness and education. So what has it gotten us? In 2021, we still have just 3% of executives or senior leaders in companies with at least 100 employees […]
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While diversity is the mix (of people, talents, backgrounds), inclusion is making the mix work. REFLECT FIRST But how do you know if the mix is working? The first part of this journey is to do some self-reflection. Think of a time when you were a part of a group that worked for you. What […]
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Let’s talk about your team. Many companies right now are thinking about ways to diversify their teams. We know diverse teams make better decisions, and in an environment where decisions are being made at warp speed, good decisions are essential to success. YOUR WORDS Finding an employee right now is challenging for anyone; several of […]
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During our “Safe-at-Home” isolation, I’ve had the blessing to be still working. One of the projects that have occupied my time is writing articles about diversity and inclusion. For a little background: In 2005, I was working for United Way of Elkhart County. The “mothership” (United Way Worldwide) invited professionals to come and chat with […]
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