Managers play a critical role helping their organizations become anti-racist and benefit from being truly multi-cultural. They must move beyond their reliance on human resources and take initiative to grow DEI from within the business. In addition to partnering with talent acquisition and development teams, here are three ways managers can demonstrate DEI leadership to their teams right now.
You make everything.... groovy. I was first formally introduced to Wild Woman through my mother who had a copy of Women Who Run with the Wolves. I didn’t really know what the book was, other than it was sacred.
For most of us, 2020 has necessitated some serious plot twists. I’ve found the past month a critical time to turn inward and reevaluate not only WHAT I’m doing, by WHY I’m doing it. I signed up to participate in “not your momma’s values” depth coaching from Erica at The Creatrix Within. Here are a few things I’ve learned so far.
My social media is exploding with articles and arguments around what is limited and what we can't do right now - people trying to make sense of rights and responsibilities, control and liminal spaces. I took a break from the chatter to do some gardening and learned a few things from the local lemon balm.
As leaders move thorough the phases of crisis management, what more can they do to prepare for what lies ahead? Try hiding. There is so much pressure to be front and center managing next steps. But it's in hiding that we may discover the path forward. "Hiding is the radical independence necessary for our emergence into the light of a proper human future." Let David Whyte inspire you....
Trust in organizations is critical, right now it's absolutely vital to society. A study across ten countries found that employer communications are the most trusted source of information right now, over governments and the media. This means companies' and leaders' responses to COVID are more important than ever.
Managers and leaders are being asked to do something they’re not trained for. They are trying to lead a virtual team through crisis and potential trauma.
Waking up each day is different than it was a month ago. For a brief moment, I forget what's happening outside. Then I feel a compulsion to check the news. I wake up with worry and then spend the day finding ways to dissipate it. Poet David Whyte points me toward what I should remember. Enjoy.
It took me three weeks before I felt it… the death by Zoom. At first, I loved skipping the commute and having fun online dress-up parties with friends. But, by the third week my body would recoil at the idea of spending another moment on a screen. A future of virtual reality was rapidly losing all appeal. I tried all the things...
It's unprecedented. As if a manager's role wasn't tough enough. Right now managers are steering their teams through the abrupt change to working virtually. Managers can ease the transition by ...