This week I’m podcasting from the UK and want to tell you about the sharply worded letter from conservative Attorneys General to Fortune 100 CEOs threatening to sue them for race-based quota-oriented diversity programs. It’s a big messy topic created by the Supreme Court Affirmative Action decision. I also give you some perspectives from the ... Read more»
Talk about surprises. We may have found the issue that brings people together in this country. Ukraine and Russia.
It’s not easy to watch the Russian Federation indiscriminately bomb cities and families, and CEOs are taking notice. As of March 10, more than 300 global corporations have chosen to discontinue business operations in Russia, and ... Read more»
How do we attract, recruit, and retain people in this difficult labor market? Raise wages? Improve career options? Spend money on training? The answer is yes – all these things. But there’s something more.
In this podcast I talk about the new Edelman Trust Index and what it tells us about trust, and how you ... Read more»
We just finished one of the most difficult and divisive political periods in our lives. What can we, as business and HR leaders, learn from this? In this podcast I discuss how to deal with politics at work, and also the broader issue of our own role as citizens. And I discuss why we, as ... Read more»
As we enter the fourth month of the global Pandemic, it’s becoming clear that The Big Reset is real. Society is changing in some positive ways. Let me give you a list of ten to think about.
(We have been conducting in-depth meetings with more than 150 HR leaders around the world and we are ... Read more»
For the last week, I’ve been overwhelmed with feelings about what’s going on. I grew up in a diverse community, went to a mostly-black high school, and live in a highly diverse city. I’ve felt anger, frustration, hopelessness, and sadness all at once.
And then today the New York Times wrote what I have been ... Read more»
Last week there was a lot of press about the Business Roundtable’s new manifesto, proclaiming that business’s role is to help all of society, not just shareholders. While it reads well, it’s no different from the book Conscious Capitalism, Liberating The Heroic Spirit of Business, written in 2013.
But that aside, this is ... Read more»
New research (The Deloitte Millennial Survey) shows that global citizenship is on the rise, and this trend is directly impacting business leaders and HR practices around the world.
Here are the findings: Millennials tend to see a threatening and unfair world, and they want to take an active role to help. Among 8,000 Millennials surveyed ... Read more»