When Do We Boycott?

When Do We Boycott?

Over the past few days the airways have been filled with news about Starbucks.  If you haven’t been hiding away somewhere then you know that two African American men were arrested for trespassing in a Philadelphia store, though they had committed no act other than to...
10 Ways to Make Sure Politics Don’t Ruin Your Holidays

10 Ways to Make Sure Politics Don’t Ruin Your Holidays

As we approach the beginning of the holiday season, with Thanksgiving now only a few days away, many families are struggling to be with relatives who hold different political views than their own. According to the New York Times, last year thousands of families...
Why Trump’s Call for Moral Equivalency is Morally Corrupt

Why Trump’s Call for Moral Equivalency is Morally Corrupt

I am on sabbatical this month, finishing my new book on Belonging. Ironically this has put me in a position of being deep in research about polarization at a time when our culture is being torn apart before our eyes. Despite the fact that I am supposed to be writing,...
Does Unconscious Bias Training Really Work?

Does Unconscious Bias Training Really Work?

Much has been written about unconscious bias training, especially regarding the question of whether or not such training has the ability to impact organizational performance. This is a vital inquiry because the time and cost associated with training programs are great...