I’ve seen companies jump on the DEI train after an incident that triggers them, and they feel they have to DO something, There’s outrage, but they don’t really want to talk about it in the company. They may feel checking a box DONE is enough. And it is not. Sometimes leaders don’t want to look at whether they have these issues in their own house.
We understand that diversity conversations get complicated when there are different groups of underrepresented people in the business. But of course, there are almost always groups of under-represented and unheard within most companies. So how can we make inclusion part of the culture?
This episode is all about book awards! Becky is joined by three authors—Gena Cox, Libby Hoffman, and Kevin Wilde—who have all been successful in applying for, and winning, book awards. During the episode, Gena, Libby, and Kevin talk about the process of seeking out awards for books, whether it’s worthwhile to apply for them, and what book awards have done for the life of their books.
Did you know that even if you’re shaping a culture based upon respect, others may misinterpret well intended encounters in the rapidly changing business environment? Finding new ways of helping others feel respected can be a game-changer. This week, we’re discussing new ways to look at perceptions of respect with returning guest, Gena Cox, PhD. She is a speaker, organizational psychologist, executive coach, author, and CEO of Feels Human, LLC. We first spoke with Gena after the publication of her award-winning book “Leading Inclusion: Drive Change Your Employees Can See and Feel.”
Gena Cox, Ph.D. discusses her new book that provides powerful insights for leaders to drive inclusion: “Leading Inclusion: Drive Change Your Employees Can See and Feel.” In this conversation, Gena stresses the value of human relationships, and how organizations have vast opportunities to optimize the human experiences for their employees. Gena reveals how a system that doesn’t embrace inclusion will lose employees who don’t feel included. Listen in for how curiosity can help your team feel even more connected.
Live by the platinum rule of treating others as to how others want to be treated, which is one of the problems leaders, and business owners have. They often assume that others want to be treated the same as them.
In this episode, Dr. Gena Cox shares why respect is the key to making an organization attractive to new talents. People want to be seen, heard, and valued. Respect is really the driver of employee engagement and satisfaction that is likely to cause employees in your organization to stay and to be an attractor to others who might consider the organization.