Diversity and Inclusion

White men can be great diversity partners

By Bill Springer on September 17, 2015

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“When we really engage white male leaders in diversity and inclusion efforts,” says Bill Proudman, “It frees up women, people of color and those of different nationalities from the fatiguing work of helping and coaching white men to understand their world, and that of others.”

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Inclusive company culture goes way beyond quotas

By Laura Stone on August 25, 2015

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When it comes to creating a diverse and inclusive organization, nothing really happens until senior leaders start to question everything, including who gets the opportunities to advance.

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Getting to know WIL™ faculty Carla Harris (video)

By Bill Springer on August 11, 2015

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Being a hard worker, or loyal, or even being capable to lead and take on greater responsibility is never enough if you’re not perceived to be able to do those things.

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Top 5 posts from July

By Bill Springer on August 7, 2015

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It’s easy to see why Susan MacKenty Brady’s story about watching the hit Disney movie Inside Out with her daughters was July’s most-viewed post.

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Beware of the #1 killer of inclusion

By Susan MacKenty Brady on July 24, 2015

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It’s easier said than done, but the most inclusive and effective leaders are those who can pause and then coach themselves into a place where they can meet others—especially those whom they judge, don’t understand or may not relate to—with respect.

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Leadership insight from the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

By Sarah Bettman on July 22, 2015

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In our research, the best leaders are often the most inclusive ones. They recognize their privilege, mitigate the negative impacts of it, and use it to pull people into an open dialogue whenever possible.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Nominations for Linkage’s Executive Advocate for Women in Leadership Award

By Rachael Marangu on July 14, 2015

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Do you work with a leader who’s committed to advancing women leaders and is making a difference through their leadership? Now’s your chance to help them get the recognition they deserve.

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Inside Out and disgust…fuel of the inner critic

By Susan MacKenty Brady on July 10, 2015

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Disney’s blockbuster Inside Out can be a valuable leadership tool. It makes talking about our inner voices and our capacity to know and manage ourselves easier than ever.

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What inspires you?

By Bill Springer on June 5, 2015

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What inspires you? It’s a powerful question that will shape and propel your leadership journey. In this short video clip, over 80 women leaders at our most recent Women in Leadership Institute™ share what inspires them.

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How diversity makes us smarter

By Laura Stone on June 4, 2015

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Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working.

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