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Where is the reality and science in SCOTUS’ SFFA v Harvard decision?

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) June 29, 2023, affirmative action ruling in SFFA v Harvard lacks a scientific or rational foundation. Today,...
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3 career strategies for bouncing back after a layoff

I've coached many people after they had been laid off. Most go through stages one can liken to the stages of grief, and each person's...
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The State of Workplace Inclusion 2020 to 2023: Part 2 – What I Am Seeing

NOTE: This article is Part 2 of a 4-part series of observations about workplace inclusion between March 2020 and May 2023. Part 1 was entitled...
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The State of Workplace Inclusion: 2020 to 2023: Part 1 – “I Came Out as Black”

NOTE: This article is Part 1 of a 4-part series about workplace inclusion between March 2020 and May 2023. The subsequent three editions will be:...
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How to get past the underestimation of your potential that can hinder career progression for women (and people of color)

Women and minoritized employees still fight against the perception that they are less suited to leadership than men. But, according to the research, one barrier...
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“Leading Inclusion” is One of the 10 Best Leadership Books for 2023

This year, the folk at CEO Magazine have honored my book, Leading Inclusion, by including it on this list of 10 books "to guide you...
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How Black women are pushing back against natural hair discrimination disguised as “professionalism”

"Professionalism" is a term often misused in business life, and it works to the disadvantage of employees and candidates whose physical characteristics do not match...
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Don’t make your employees work with toxic clients

Toxic clients exist, and putting them first (i.e., the customer is always right) is a mistake, especially if your employees will have to suffer to...
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Why “quiet hired” is terrible for women and people of color

Just when we thought we had heard enough of the newfangled workplace phenomena that came out of the COVID-19 pandemic, here comes another: "quiet hiring!"...
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4 ways to fight proximity bias in hybrid work setups

"Proximity bias" is a term that was developed by psychologists (most prominently, Daniel Kahneman) in the 1970s to describe the phenomenon in which humans tend...
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