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April 4, 2018

MLK & Personal Commitment

I was a Yankee baby, born in Framingham Union Hospital in Massachusetts. But I was raised a Georgia Peach! So I remember marching in the first parade celebrating the MLK holiday; making arts and crafts to commemorate the occasion; traveling up and down MLK to get to piano lessons or my grandmother’s place. But after those days of my youth,…
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Diversity: Managing Workplace CultureLegacy of Diversity
February 27, 2018

Everyone Should Be A Diversity Practitioner

Moving among corporations and their Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs), I seldom see strategies designed to empower individuals at all levels as “diversity practitioners.”  When I do discover such a strategy, I do not find the necessary follow-up to assure that these strategies are applied and practiced sufficiently to build capability with diversity management. Instead, I often see individuals only vaguely…
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October 27, 2017

Diversity Abroad and At Home

Yesterday, Kenyans went to the polls a second time to elect their president. This was due to the results from the first election of August 8, 2017 being contested and subsequently annulled. As I read about the new round of elections, I came across this quote: The crisis has aggravated ethnic divides within Kenya that many believed were declining in…
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August 14, 2017

How Google Could Have Responded

By now you’ve heard about the 10-page essay by James Damore, a now former Google senior engineer. It’s a scenario I’m sure is familiar to you: Damore voiced a divergent* perspective in a document at Google. His comments went viral and offended many. There were several calls that he be fired. Google published the obligatory “such behavior does not reflect…
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May 28, 2017

Fire ‘Em

Our Favorite New Phrase “Fire ‘em!” How many times have we read those words? Or maybe we’ve even said them ourselves.  When we hear about an offensive act someone has committed, our senses of right and wrong are activated and we demand justice. The silicon Valley CEO who donated to California’s Proposition 8; The school administrator who thought a menu…
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