A few years ago, I wrote about the shift from Diversity to Inclusion and how top companies are not only focusing on diversifying their teams but also how to create a more inclusive environment. Unfortunately, not much has changed since then. In fact, the current pandemic crisis is putting the small gains of equity we’ve made at risk as organizations … Read more
Even before this unprecedented pandemic, our society was feeling more isolated than ever. A 2018 Cigna study found that nearly half of survey respondents felt alone or left out which some researchers claim “can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.” Not only are there health ramifications, but according to Harvard Business Review, lonelier workers cost … Read more
By shifting the focus from simply hitting diversity metrics to building inclusion programs in the workplace, leading organizations are not only able to create an environment of belonging that encourages diverse views, but also provide a ripe workplace for people with diverse backgrounds to flourish and feel valued. Read more
Research shows compelling evidence that diversity unlocks innovation and drives market growth. McKinsey & Company found ethnically diverse companies and gender-diverse companies are respectively 35% and 15% more likely to achieve returns above average. Read more
All it took was five seconds. This past summer, I saw my small cousin waddle over to a phone, unlock the device, and within moments, navigate to cartoons from the comfort of his play pen. As a one-year-old, he had more trouble walking to the device than using it. That’s the trend of things today. The present and upcoming generations … Read more
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