DEI

Thought Leaders

Do You Perpetuate Harm Against Your LGBTQIA+ Employees — and Sabotage Your Organization's Success in the Process?

Creating a truly inclusive and supportive workplace for LGBTQIA+ employees requires leaders to embark on their own journey of self-discovery and healing, leading to innovation and financial sustainability on an organizational level.

Diversity

Why Companies Grappling With 'Diversity Fatigue' Need to Change Their Approach to Juneteenth

There's an unfortunate trend sweeping the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) space these days: fatigue. DEI fatigue is the feeling of exhaustion, frustration and skepticism around working toward a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization. Champions of DEI like thought leaders, consultants, diversity officers, and others are committed, but there are a substantial number of companies that are fatigued and questioning their commitment.

Diversity

How to Implement Effective DEI Initiatives — A 4-Step Guide for Chief Diversity Officers

Crafting an effective DEI strategy is crucial for modern businesses due to its ethical and financial benefits. Here's how Chief Diversity Officers can successfully implement and optimize DEI initiatives.

Diversity

'I'm Gay': I Opened Up About My Sexual Orientation On Stage at a Work Event — And My Company Reacted In The Most Perfect Way.

This Pride Month, I reflect on my own coming-out journey at work and the steps that need to be taken toward creating inclusive and empowering workplaces for LGBTQ+ individuals. Organizational leaders play a crucial role in driving continued growth and improvement.

Leadership

This Working Mom Overcame Decades of Employment Bias to Become The CEO of Her Own 6-Figure Company. Here's How She Did It.

She overcame adversity to become the CEO of her own successful company, and now she wants to share empowering advice with all the other working mothers out there on how to overcome adversity and thrive in their careers.

Franchise

These Are the Most Diverse and Equitable Franchises in 2024

If you're looking for a diverse franchise family, these brands are a great place to start.

Diversity

Representation In AI Development Matters — Follow These 5 Principles to Make AI More Inclusive For All

Four out of five leaders and other execs want to learn more about how to use AI in their professional roles, but how can you craft it to also make diversity and inclusion a collective North Star?

Diversity

Why DEI Still Matters for Small Businesses and Startups

DEI shouldn't be just a buzzword.

Diversity

The Burden of Breaking Barriers is Pushing Black Leaders to Breaking Point. This DEI Expert Reveals Where We Are Going Wrong.

No matter where we look, Black Americans are breaking barriers as the "firsts" in many major industries, but it's a heavy burden to bear.

Diversity

Prioritize DEI and Crush Your ROI Goals — How Inclusive and Authentic Marketing Drive Business Growth

There's one business hack that's winning, though it's often overlooked: Diversity, equity and inclusion is good for business — and just plain good.

Growing a Business

Are Your Christian Holidays Excluding Your Staff? DEI Expert Reveals How We Can Equitably Handle Time Off For The Company.

Before you hit "deny" on that PTO request, make sure you aren't saying no to someone's religious holiday needs. There are three religious and cultural holidays in December that may have slipped your mind.

Growing a Business

Radical Self-Care Isn't Nice — It's Necessary. Redefine Boundaries Between Your Life and Career to Perform Your Best.

89% of Americans have experienced symptoms of burnout. That has to change. You can't show up as your best — at work or with others — if you don't take care of yourself first. Take a step back from burnout and embrace radical self-care. Here's how.

Social Media

Ex-Facebook Exec Admits to Stealing $4 Million from the Company to Fund Her Lavish Lifestyle

Barbara Furlow-Smiles used Meta money for personal expenses, including a $18,000 preschool tuition.

Growing a Business

The 'Us vs. Them' Mentality Is Tearing Our Communities Apart. Here's How to Bridge The Gaps That Divide Us.

What is our personal role in bridging the gap and building more peace within ourselves and between others?

Leadership

What It Takes to Build a Best-In-Class Company — 3 Essential Elements

The journey to excellence is not a matter of chance but a deliberate pursuit to shape the future and raise the bar for all who follow.