Latest News from Empowering Partners

The Value Proposition

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

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more
Civil, Right?

Civil, Right?

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

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

What I Learned in 2017

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

read more

Leadership Upended

Working together can oftentimes be more effective than taking the lead. And since I was new to the situation, I just...

read more

Smaller

After the shooting death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop, award-winning author Marlon James took his...

read more