Finding “Happiness” During a Pandemic

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Recently, CNBC published an article detailing the meteoric rise and tragic death of Tony Hsieh, who founded the successful shoe ecommerce platform Zappos. In 2009, Amazon acquired his company for $1.2 billion, marking the largest acquisition in Amazon’s history at … Read More

Safe Spaces & The Organizational Value of Mistakes

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Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a virtual diversity, equity, and inclusion course. It was fantastic to be in community with other thought leaders and colleagues within the DEI space, and take our collective learning to the next … Read More

Filtering Access & Opportunity Through an Equity Lens

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Recently, a close friend of mine was recounting a personal story to me. She’s shared it before countless times, but only because the sting of discrimination she felt rings true to this day. My friend, who is Latina, was working … Read More

Creating a More Inclusive Definition of “Inclusion”

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According to the Cato Institute, nearly two-thirds of Americans say today’s political climate prevents them from vocalizing their beliefs because they fear others will find them offensive. In my work as an employee engagement expert, I find this same pressure … Read More

The Critical Importance of Creating a Listening Culture

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As an employee advocate, I regularly field questions about employee motivation. Human Resource leaders express concern over keeping their talent engaged and acknowledged, and feeling fulfilled at work. In one way or another, the advice I always give leads back … Read More

4 Tips for Fostering Emotional Safety at Work

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The other day, I decided to take advantage of the gorgeous fall weather and take a walk outside to clear my head. I happened to be looking up at the colorful trees when I noticed several bird nests peppered among … Read More

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