Diversity

Empathy In the C-Suite Is Good For Business

As we start to close out another year, we’ve seen several workplace gender issues become more mainstream in conversations about business practices. Whether it be the lack of diversity at the top, a gender pay gap or the #MeToo movement,…

The Missing Ingredient In D& I Is Us

This is a DisruptHR talk about diversity and inclusion. But it’s not about HR D&I. It’s about you and I. How many friends and acquaintances do you have who are of a different race, a different background, who have different…

Diversity is More Than Just the Kind You Can See

Diversity of opinion, outlook and background in the workplace is hugely beneficial for teams and organizations. And yet, despite their best efforts, hiring managers are unconsciously inclined to hire people similar to themselves. Whilst this is a natural human tendency,…

Women Are Ready to Lead, So Put Them In

For the past few decades there’s been a lot of talk about how companies need to build a strong bench of female leaders to diversify C-suites and senior management roles. It would be counter to a significant body of research…

5 Ways to Tackle Bias in the Workplace

Managers of businesses have become more aware of the potential for workplace bias due to the Starbucks incident back in April. This prompted Starbucks to close 8,000 of their stores to address an underlying bias issue, which then caused other…

Why Are Latinos Leaving Corporate America?

Latinos in America are currently facing huge challenges. Latino children have been separated from their parents at the border and anti-Latino speech has been on the rise. With these stories in the news, it is easy to forget another area…

5 Ways to Make It Safe for Others to Speak Up

The reality of hierarchical social systems is that people hold deeply ingrained, taken-for-granted beliefs that it’s dangerous to speak up or disagree with those in power… It’s up to leaders to foster the climate of psychological safety required to overcome…

4 Tips to Help You Recruit People With Disabilities

Every business seeks improvement, whether that’s through bottom-line improvement or finding the best candidates to fill certain positions. Sometimes the two objectives go hand-in-hand, and actively seeking diverse candidates can help businesses improve both of these objectives. Diversifying your staff…