The Climate of the Remote Workplace in the Era of COVID-19

The Climate of the Remote Workplace in the Era of COVID-19

By Shane Lloyd and Adriana Rojas | May 18, 2020 We are living during an unprecedented, historic pandemic and our prior experiences limit our capacity to effectively address these sudden changes. This collective trauma is altering the way we live and relate to our...
Communication Actions for Diversity & Inclusion Conversations

Communication Actions for Diversity & Inclusion Conversations

By Bart Bailey | May 28, 2019 During a recent training I facilitated, a discussion was prompted by Sherri*, a white woman, who held the opinion that the term, “bro,” felt exclusive. “This term is only used by black men and makes me uncomfortable,” she expressed to the...
Dealing with Taboo: Religion

Dealing with Taboo: Religion

“Oh, we don’t talk about that here.” These are difficult words to hear when working with companies who have hopes and dreams of becoming truly inclusive workplaces. Yet, as a practitioner of diversity and inclusion, I hear this phrase, or its variation, frequently:...