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Strength in Adversity

Strength in Adversity

It’s so easy for us to get down on ourselves and become dismayed in the thick of adversity. Often, we do not know who to turn to or how we should feel when everything seems like it is tumbling down. I heard a renowned minister share a simple message about adversity to the flock of […]

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Diversity without Inclusion?

Diversity without Inclusion?

This is strictly my opinion and an observation that I feel compelled to share. I invite others to share their experiences as well. It simply amazes me that leaders of prominent organizations can dismiss the relevance of diversity and inclusion by dismissing a generation of sacrifice and struggle. Less than four decades ago, people of color, women […]

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Hidden Talent...World's Largest Minority

Hidden Talent…World’s Largest Minority

Persons with disabilities are the world’s largest minority; 15-20 percent of every country’s population is persons with a disability. However, an estimated 35 percent of the U.S. population, aged 21-64 years, has a disability. People are working longer and retiring later and this has a direct impact on the growing workforce of people with disabilities. There […]

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ReThink It....ReWork It...

ReThink It….ReWork It…

I’m thinking about disruptive inclusion as it relates to talent acquisition. Quite frankly, I am talking about reworking our approach to how we look at recruiting, which inherently requires rethinking the whole damn thing. Basically, what worked for decades just doesn’t work today. So people get a GRIP. When you think about affirmative action, and its requirements […]

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NO REGRETS…

When I think back on all of my experiences. I can honestly say to you that I have no regrets. Do not misunderstand: I have made mistakes but I have learned from them; I have been faced with some of the most daunting challenges but I have overcome them;

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Disruptive Inclusion: Creating the Framework to Change

2) America had a female Democratic candidate for president, which is definitely a sign of inclusion; 3) Voters elected a president so far outside the norm you can call it disruptive.

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Unapologetically…

Yes, I am going there.  Some of you may or may not have heard of the expression unapologetically black, brown, and sure white. So what does this mean? It means you do not have to apologize for your experiences, identity and ethnicity.  With all of the fuss about unconscious bias and understanding your behavior so […]

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The Voices Reign…

Senior executives who have had successful journeys in their careers and know exactly what it takes to break through barriers will share the realities of sustaining success.

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