DEI

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.

Diversity

Prioritizing DEI Is the Secret to Future-Proofing Your Business

Despite the recent Supreme Court decision and what might seem the prevailing wind of a diversity, equity and inclusion rollback, savvy entrepreneurs aren't just keeping these programs vigorous but broadening them using quantitative analysis and other tools.

Leadership

Want to Attract Diverse Talent? You Need to Work on Your Employer Brand — Here's Why.

How your business shows up on social media and everywhere else online is a critical piece of your strategy for attracting new potential employees. One of the first things potential employees do when considering your business as a possible employer is look at your online presence. The question that they're trying to answer is: Who are you and what do you stand for?

Growing a Business

Does Mandatory Diversity Training Work? A DEI Expert Reveals The Pros and Cons.

DEI expert Nika White reveals the pros and cons of mandatory DEI training in the workplace.

Leadership

It's Not Enough to Simply Acknowledge Indigenous People's Day. Here Are 4 Ways Employers Can Take Action, Help and Support Native Americans.

On Indigenous Peoples' Day, commit to ending performative allyship and invest your time or money to take action to support Indigenous Peoples.

Marketing

The Key to Developing More Informed and Inclusive DEI Marketing Strategies

Discussing the complexities of identity and expertise in DEI marketing and how to avoid the potential cultural and legal pitfalls.

Franchise

If You Want to Join a Franchise That Is Truly Diverse, These Are the Top 100 to Consider

These franchises are putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to inclusivity.

Growing a Business

Companies Are Deprioritizing DEI. Why They Shouldn't and How to Recommit.

While DEI has become a target in culture wars, the commitment to continue the work remains more important than ever before.

Diversity

Know a DEI Skeptic? Use These 3 Strategies to Engage Them

Not everyone is on board with diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. For those that are hoping it will fade away, it is time to engage them proactively before they disrupt the culture.