Diversity & Inclusion

Ask the DEI Expert: Speaking Honestly & Leading with Heart

Communication at its root, and the actual Latin root of the word, is “finding common ground.” So, how can communicators create shared understanding in such chaotic times? We sat down with Andrew Blotky, founder of Azure Leadership, to explore how companies can speak honestly, walk the talk and lead from the heart.

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Let’s Talk About Pronouns: 4 Tips for Gender Inclusivity in the Workplace

Nothing is more personal than a pronoun. While we will all make mistakes in a world that has programmed us to accept gender normativity, we can all can do our part in using language that is respectful, inclusive, and affirming at work. Here’s how!

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Rethinking the Salary Transparency Taboo & Compensation Philosophy

Salary transparency has always lived in a culture of secrecy, with some arguing it creates drama, toxicity and dissatisfaction. But what if we viewed the negative outcomes of salary transparency as an opportunity and signal to work towards equity?

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4 Lessons in Diversity, Belonging & Brave Leadership from ALI Conference

Our team has been on a journey to learn more about building inclusive and equitable workplaces. We’re always on the lookout for new insights, and picked up many best practices when we chaired the ALI Conference in April.

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How to Support Employees Observing Ramadan

Ramadan is a very important and culturally powerful month for Muslims. Want to know more about the month, it's meaning, and how to be a better ally to your colleagues? We've identified 5 ways you can get started!

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Becoming a “Rebel” and Champion for Change in Communications

2020 has shown us the cost of keeping quiet about DEI so, as communicators, how do we become champions for change? Advita Patel, co-founder of A Leader Like Me, shares why and how she became a comms rebel that broke the mold and created a more inclusive one.

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Brave and Bold Leadership: A Profile of Rosalind Brewer

No matter your role, we all have a part to play in creating anti-racist organizations where all employees can thrive. Here are 3 ways Rosalind Brewer’s brave and bold leadership has inspired us to use our platform to speak out against racism.

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Ask the DEI Expert: How to Elevate Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity, allyship and anti-racism were at the forefront of the conversation over the summer but how do you keep the momentum going? We had the pleasure of talking to Anthony Vaughan, co-founder of The E1B2 Collective, about how companies can put employees first and elevate equity and inclusion.

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Remembering Dr. King's History and Legacy

Contrary to popular American belief, Reverend King was not the revered figure he is now during his own lifetime. In fact, just 3 years after his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech, 50% of white Americans believed he was hurting the cause.

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