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10 years in.

Ten years ago today, I was employed by a regional healthcare system, leading their efforts focused on increasing workforce diversity, having an inclusive organizational culture, and delivering culturally competent care. I did not know it at the time, but I was only a few short months from launching my own business. For a decade now,   [Read More…]

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Kids, Vegas, Poetry and a little help.

See you in Vegas? The 2015 Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference & Exposition is rapidly approaching and it is in Las Vegas this year. This is a big conference, so there would be lots to do and see regardless of where it was held, just due to the fact that it brings something   [Read More…]

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Some resources, recommendations and links…

A quick post to share a few things that I might not have mentioned here in the past… I have done a couple of webinars with the good folks over at BrightTALK, and they are both available for viewing at your convenience: Team Genius: Do You Understand What Makes a Talented Team? Got Bias? How   [Read More…]

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Keep calm and mark your calendar…

A few things I want to let you know about: Got Bias? How Unconscious Bias is Compromising your Commitment to Talent webinar | February 26, 11:00am CST | register here  Regardless of our intentions, values and beliefs, we often automatically jump to conclusions. In talent management, this can cause more damage than simply a prolonged   [Read More…]

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Start First With What you Believe

The idea of fact has always appealed to me, maybe you as well. Part of the appeal, for me at least, lies in the fantasy that by presenting you with enough cold, hard facts I will not need to argue or try to convince you of something. “This isn’t just my opinion/agenda/perspective, look at all   [Read More…]

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Potpourri Post! Catching up on stuff, asking for HELP!, soliciting feedback…

Been a busy few weeks! Hope that things are well with you as summer is winding down. Spent a bunch of time in the beautiful city of Nashville recently, working with a client and have been to Chicago, Lake of the Ozarks and Richmond to do work since then. And there was a quick trip   [Read More…]

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Taking a break from being overwhelmed to be grateful.

It has been far too long since I have posted here. I am working on a series on inclusion that will start here this week, but today I am just going to express some gratitude. Sometimes I get a little caught up in the challenges of my work. I think about how having work that   [Read More…]

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I’m still here!

Greetings! I have been away for a while. I took a six week break from all things social media, and have not blogged for nearly 3 months. I have mixed feelings about coming back to Twitter and Facebook and am taking that pretty slowly, but I am excited to come back to the blog and   [Read More…]

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The Day After Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a great Facebook holiday. Facebook makes it easy for folks to remember that it is Veterans Day and makes it easy to post some thoughts or a photo related to Veterans Day. Between the Marine Corps Birthday on November 10th and Veterans Day on November 11th, my Facebook timeline really lights up   [Read More…]

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Can I get a favor?

South by Southwest happens every year in March and it has become one of my favorite conferences to attend and speak at. Getting on the agenda as a speaker is fairly difficult…they are currently trying to sort through 3,000 proposals for the 2014 show. One of those proposals is mine and I am asking for   [Read More…]

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