How a Climate Assessment Strengthens Your Foundation for Change

Diversity is an integral aspect of core functioning of any organization; it’s not about “getting rid of a problem.” Diversity is embedded in issues of fairness, morale, justice, procedures, ability to adapt to changing conditions, ability to attract and meet the needs of diverse customers—all things that are central to the functioning of the organization.…

How the Pitfalls of Fake Science Might Skew Your Diversity & Inclusion Approach

Recently there has been increased publicity around “fake” scientific studies. These have two major implications for our work. First, they may serve to increase existing skepticism about the value of applying scientific evidence to D&I efforts. Second, well-meaning D&I consultants and trainers may not know how to distinguish real studies from fake evidence or high-quality…

Creating Inclusion in the Workplace in the Wake of the Kavanaugh Confirmation

Today’s leadership is in the position of inheriting problems with origins beyond their immediate professional environment. Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation has been a flashpoint issue for many Americans, no matter which side they fall on. Significant cultural events like these are not limited to “outside the workplace” discussion. They will find their way to…