Tag Archives: The Inclusion Solution

The Limits of… Safe Spaces

Last week, we talked about the limits of bottom line D&I and how true inclusion is people-centered over profits-oriented. Part of being people-centered is being aware and concerned about people’s safety, primarily—in this context—their psychological safety. People will only bring ...

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The Limits of… Bottom Line D&I

In the Diversity and Inclusion world, we talk about the “business case” for D&I programs as a way, in part, to convince people that sitting through sessions where they have to dig deep into sometimes uncomfortable topics such as self-understanding, ...

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A Point of View: Surprises

Even though I have been in the D&I business for over 30 years, I am still surprised at how little progress we have made in our quest to create inclusive cultures in organizations and in the world in general.  Since ...

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The Buzz: The Flood Unites

The days leading up to Harvey’s arrival were somewhat chaotic throughout the city of Houston. A lot of people were in survival mode as they swarmed the grocery stores and gas stations like a holiday crowd rush. Then you had ...

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A Point of View: Who Helped You?

Who helped you? Who decided that you were worth just one more minute of time?  Who decided you were worth a second look? Was it your parents, coach, teacher, friend, neighbor, employer, a complete stranger? We understand and value when ...

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GenY on D&I: DACA Should Be #HereToStay

This week, President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and offered Congress a six-month window to pass legislative action to address this issue. DACA ...

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The Buzz: USC Football Tackles Inclusion

As the 2017-2018 college football season kicks off for the year, it is great to see that there are institutions that are finding ways to create environments of acceptance, compassion, and above all, inclusion. The University of Southern California granted ...

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