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What’s In a Name

What’s In a Name

The other day, my friend James stopped in at the gas station he frequents. He overheard another customer say, “I can’t...

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Hear Me Now?

After facilitating an introductory workshop on cultural intelligence, one of the CEO’s had a question for me. She told...

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The Value Proposition

The best leadership in an organization recognizes that conflict and other behaviors that put a temporary drag on...

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Shift Happens

“I love my company, but I’m afraid to go back to work. I’ll see her in the hall and won’t know how to act. If I’m this...

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What’s a Guy to Do?

One manager lamented, “I can’t even compliment a woman on how she looks anymore.” What he hadn’t realized is that...

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Civil, Right?

“There are no such things as micro-aggressions.” Charles Bryson said in his talk to Ferguson1000. It was a curious...

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Why Even Talk About Race?

“Why do we have to talk about race?” Halina asked our book club group. No one in the group volunteered to answer and...

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Four Ways to Be an Ally

A new study from McKinsey and Co (2017) found that companies with most ethnic and cultural diversity on their...

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What I Learned in 2017

Prior to my work developing cultural self-awareness and intercultural competence, I didn't realize how disconnected...

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