Diversity On the Black Panther's 50th

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I recently attended the 50th anniversary conference of the Black Panther Party at the Oakland Museum. I didn’t expected to be impacted so deeply. Three of the programs I attended had very deep, personal meaning to me. One was on the original Rainbow Coalition of White, Black and Brown people working together to feed hungry kids, promote consciousness and action…

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Ten Ways Diversity and Inclusion Can Foster Innovation

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Ten Ways To Foster Amazing Innovation Through Diversity Leadership   In this business era of speed, competition and globalization, innovation rules all. You never know where the next great product, process or profit builder will originate. Good Diversity Management and Culturally Intelligent Leadership can make the difference between repeatedly hearing mediocre ideas from the same people, or mining the hidden…

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25 Ways to Measure How Well You Manage Diversity

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Traits of a Diverse Organization 1- Everyone is seen, as part of the organization’s diversity and the goal is to make everyone’s needs and concerns a part of the mainstream diversity effort. 2- Top management endorses and actively champions the company’s diversity initiatives. 3- A diverse organization’s culture is based on inclusion and not just on representation. 4- There are…

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Ally Skills for Diversity and Inclusion Champions

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I’m speaking at the Northwest Diversity Learning Series in Seattle, on Ally Skills for Diversity and Inclusion Champions. An ally is someone who is willing to take action in support of another person, in order to remove external barriers, that impede that person from contributing their skills and talents in the workplace or community. Being an ally takes courage because…

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