In part 1 of the series, I outlined five conditions that are necessary to begin to manage our individual biases. I would like to close the series with the answer to this question: By definition, “unconscious” means that we are ...Read More »
Much of the work around unconscious bias invites us to do the personal work to uncover those biases of which we are not aware. This is critical and in part 1 I outlined 5 conditions to begin to address our ...Read More »
The concept of unconscious bias has exploded as the most popular diversity and inclusion training. We teach that most of our behavior is based on those things in our subconscious mind of which we are largely unaware. My concern with ...Read More »
Unpacking Our Biases, Unconscious and Conscious – Part 2: Our Biases Shape Our Worldview and Vice Versa
Our biases both conscious and unconscious shape our worldview and our worldview shapes our biases. Our worldview comes from our values, beliefs, perceptions, assumptions, ideals and attitudes. Our values, beliefs, perceptions, etc. come from the early influences in our lives ...Read More »
Unpacking Our Biases, Unconscious and Conscious – Part 1: What Are Unconscious Biases? Can We Really Change Them?
The topic of unconscious bias has taken the diversity field by storm over the past few years. It is estimated that the demand for this type of training will increase by 50% over the next few years. Social psychology researchers ...Read More »