As we all know, 2020 had a lasting impact on business in many ways, and not just because of the pandemic. For my new book, Heart First: Lasting Leader Lessons from a Year that Changed Everything, I interviewed more than 30 leaders from a variety of businesses about the key leadership lessons learned from the past year. Many of those leaders reflected on racial injustice in the workplace, and shared key things that surprised or enlightened them as they responded to diversity and inclusion concerns.Read More
Most Recent Articles on Diversity & Inclusion
Melinda Koski, Jennifer Hirsch, Kate Bushnell, Julie Well, Meg Breslin.
A lot has changed for women in business in recent decades: more women in leadership roles than ever before, and more equity and progress being made to close the pay gap. Even so, there is still much more to be done to create a fair, diverse and equal opportunity environment for women in the workplace.
In the midst of all this ongoing change and reform, Women’s History Month is the perfect time to honor the progress made to level the playing field and share terrific stories and insights from women leaders at The Grossman Group.Read More
I recently attended a virtual panel focused on the topic of race and inclusion in the workplace. “Reflecting on Race: Moving Forward for Inclusion Success” was hosted by COLOR Magazine & WMFDP | FDP Global and featured leaders in the Diversity, Inclusion and Equity field from Applied Materials, Novant Health, Sandia National Laboratories among other organizations.
I learned so much and appreciated hearing the perspectives from the experts and questions on the minds of other leaders and communicators who joined the session.Read More
It’s a defining moment for companies to examine the actions and commitments that are needed to address diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
With societal issues center stage, now more than ever, companies need to reflect on their culture – and reset if necessary. Starting with the C-suite and in every team across the organization, now’s a time for organizations to reflect, have honest dialogue about how to be better, and come together to commit to actions. It’s the right thing to do, and it’s right for their people, customers and performance.Read More
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A recent Ernst & Young survey arrived at an interesting but not entirely surprising conclusion about white men in the workplace: they feel excluded from workplace inclusion efforts, which can hinder real progress on diversity and inclusion.
The White Male Perspective on Workplace Diversity Efforts
Ernst & Young LLP’s recent survey, “EY Studies Race, Gender and Exclusion at Work,” was an attempt to study different demographic groups’ sense of “belonging” and see if respondents have felt personally excluded at work, and why. The study included a sample size of more than 1,000 full-time employed US Americans.Read More
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