November 20, 2019

Generational tensions are nothing new, both in the home and the workplace. They've been around for centuries, and there's little reason to expect complete inter-generational harmony anytime soon. What does change is the generations in question and the specific points o...

November 13, 2019

Over the course of the late 20th and early 21st century, Western society has become an increasingly less hostile place for diverse groups. The paths for various groups that have religious, racial, ethnic, gender or sexual identities that differ from the "mainstrea...

November 6, 2019

Employee engagement is a phrase that has gained a great deal of awareness and popularity in recent years, but the concept is anything but new. It can be a bit difficult to boil down into a concrete definition, and depending on who you ask, you will likely get different...

October 30, 2019

One of the most difficult challenges many entrepreneurs make is how to finance the growth of their startups. Many begin by putting in their life savings, maxing out available credit and mortgaging everything they own before turning to the "three Fs" - friends...

October 23, 2019

One of the most difficult things in our line of work is differentiating between diversity and inclusion. Diversity is seen as easier because it typically involves measuring representation metrics. Inclusion is harder because you have to do something to be inclusive. Me...

October 9, 2019

Cancel culture, also sometimes called "call-out culture" refers to boycotting or calling for the removal of a person—typically a celebrity—for unpopular or questionable opinions, actions or statements, often from the relatively distant past.

October 2, 2019

Inclusion calls us to action. It's not limited to representation metrics as the primary driver. That focus leads organizations into a talent acquisition frenzy. It's not that there's anything wrong with recruiting diverse candidates, but I've seen organ...

September 27, 2019

It's a real paradox that at a time when the greatest changes are happening in the workforce and emerging markets, a fatigue has set in as far as diversity is concerned. While many organizations are continuing to make efforts to promote diversity strategies, they of...

September 20, 2019

As I work with CEOs around the country, I benefit from their unique in-the-trenches insights on how their businesses are being impacted by seismic shifts such as the war for talent. One CEO told me that the unemployment rate—which is the lowest it's been in years—i...

September 12, 2019

Changing social, cultural and economic patterns have had interesting and significant impacts on the representation of women in the American workforce. In the 1950s, women made up less than thirty percent of the civilian labor force, steadily growing to just under fifty...

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