Ethical Leadership Starts With Us

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Ethics and leadership are closely aligned and in my opinion, difficult if not impossible to separate. You can’t have strong, positive leadership without ethics. And you can’t have a robust, ethical culture without strong leadership that endorse and lives ethical values. If ethics and leadership are entwined how do you become an ethical leader? And […]

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February 2019 Has Been Filled With Blackface, Hate Crimes, Racist Advertising, and Plantation Slave Games… But We Can’t Stop.

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You know your Black History Month is going to crap when elected officials are wearing blackface paint, teachers are telling kids to play slave plantation games, high end fashion designers are using racists symbols and imagery, and a tween is shot 28 times while asleep in his car at a Taco Bell. Maybe you don’t […]

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Workplace Harassment and Bullying

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WORKPLACE HARASSMENT AND BULLYING The topic of workplace bullying is frequently in the headlines, and there are worrisome signs that it is on the upsurge. Many organizations believe harassment, violence and bullying do not affect their environments despite the staggering prevalence of such incidents. Conflicts inevitably arise in every workplace. However, it is the way […]

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Diversity and Inclusion is like Ice Cream, Everybody Wants Ice Cream

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Where I’m from, we believe that developing an authentic effort towards diversity and inclusion that is rich with flavor and important for any business.  We also believe Talent Acquisition teams (broadly defined) are the vanguard of access and that they, in every way, are instrumental in developing a variety of flavors initiating the sought after business […]

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