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Secrets To Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging. Lessons From The Frontline

As I read about the latest Supreme Court decisions, realizing how many people feel “ignored” by our government, I wanted to give you some solace. Despite the often-dysfunctional nature of our public policy systems, companies can be very fair, diverse, and inclusive.

In this podcast I discuss the “real secrets” to diversity and inclusion, with ... Read more»

Emtrain Delivers A New Approach to DEI Focused on Behavior Change

As we detailed in our research study Elevating Equity, driving diversity is a tough business. Not only do companies need to source, hire, and manage people in an inclusive way, they have to build a culture of fairness, train people on bias, and educate workers on day-to-day behaviors.

The typical approach to DEI starts ... Read more»

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The SEC Human Capital Rules And Why Government Regulations Can Be Good

In this podcast I discuss the new SEC Human Capital Disclosure rules, why they’re important, and how government regulation as a whole is a force for good in business. While many government regulations are a headache, this one will have a lot of positive impact.

I also discuss the Biden Administration’s 72 new areas of ... Read more»

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The Brand New, Disrupted Labor Market And What To Do About It

The global labor market has gone through a massive change. Remote work, automation, and a huge increase in job and career mobility has arrived, coupled with one of the fastest growing economies in decades. What are you going to do about it?

In this podcast I explain what’s going on and show how the new ... Read more»

Elevating Equity and Diversity: The Challenge Of The Decade

This week we launch a year-long study of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs in business and the results are disappointing. After billions of dollars invested in DEI training, tools, tech, and HR strategies, we haven’t moved the needle very far. In some respects, we’ve come a long way, but as our research discovered, only ... Read more»

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Why Belonging Is Such A Big Issue In Business Today

As part of The Big Reset we have been having a series of deep, meaningful conversations with Diversity and Inclusion leaders. And among the many things we’re discovering, one of the most interesting is the enormous focus on Belonging. Diversity is a strategy; Inclusion is a goal; Belonging is a feeling.  And a feeling ... Read more»

Chief Diversity Officer: The Toughest Job in Business

One of the toughest jobs in business is the Chief Diversity Officer.

Why? The Chief Diversity Officer (or Chief Advocacy Officer) is responsible for an enormous topic: the end-to-end diversity, inclusion, and fairness in the company. And this covers a wide set of issues: recruiting, promotion, pay, team behavior, senior leadership, and day to day ... Read more»

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Not Just Diversity, Unity

Diversity, inclusion, fairness, Black Injustice – all unsolved problems in society. As you think about the D&I agenda, consider a big topic: Unity. How do we bring the organization into a unified whole?... Read more»

Injustice and Demonstrations: Will The Pandemic Help Or Hurt?

As violent and asymmetric as the pandemic has been, we’ve had a lot of conversations about the positives. People are spending more time with their families, business leaders are more empathetic, and companies are trying harder than ever to create a safe and financially healthy workplace.

Well this week we take a step backwards, and ... Read more»

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The Business Roundtable Manifesto: What Should CEOs Do?

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»

Focus On Harassment, Diversity, And Inclusion At Work: New Tools Now Here To Help

I don’t need to remind you of the importance of diversity, inclusion, and fair treatment at work. Not only has the #metoo movement made HR and business leaders take notice, the problem seems to be increasing. The EEOC saw a 50% increase in workplace harassment suits last year and 2019 is looking like a ... Read more»