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A primer on Freak Flag Flying…

I have been terribly lax in my blogging lately and that is probably going to be the case for a few more weeks just due to my schedule.  Been blessed to participate in a lot of really cool events lately and I wanted to share one of them with you.  A few weeks ago I   [Read More…]

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The Future of Diversity and Inclusion Work (part 4) New Way of Work

1970 called. It wants its business model back.  It also wants its diversity programs back. Business has changed.  I think it is critical that we are tracking on this so that we are also able to appreciate the growing significance of diversity in an ever evolving business environment. In many, many ways and in some   [Read More…]

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Upcoming Events

Just a heads up on events that are on my calendar and open via registration.  Things are winding down for this calendar year, but the first half of 2011 is starting to look good! Minnesota Recruiters Conference 12 ||  Friday, December 3rd  ||  Minneapolis, MN 45th Annual Northern Ohio HR Conference ||  Friday, March 11th    [Read More…]

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The Future of Diversity and Inclusion Work (part 1) Social Media

Everyone on the planet is talking about social media…except for diversity and inclusion practitioners.  Okay, a bit of an exaggeration, but not that big.  Of all the conferences that I have participated in this fall, D&I conferences are the only ones where social media has been absent from the agenda.  I have even felt some   [Read More…]

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Open Community

Open Community and diversity and inclusion I’m taking part in the virtual book tour Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer are doing to explore concepts from Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. In this post, Maddie and Lindy introduce the book and discuss a few of the ideas   [Read More…]

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Architecting the Future. In Omaha.

I am committed to helping this body of work continue to evolve and expand.  I am committed to making sure that this work is an integral part of what we do to architect the future.  In my last post, I mentioned some of what I see to be key trends regarding the future of diversity   [Read More…]

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The Future of Diversity and Inclusion Work

My hope is to help diversity and inclusion work continue to evolve.  I think that our understanding of and approach to this work has not changed much in the past 30+ years.  Some of the issues have changed and some of our tactics have changed, but I do not think there has been much evolution   [Read More…]

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Diversity, Inclusion and Social Media

I am in New Orleans for the SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference this week, and it has been great.  It has been a few years since I have participated in this conference and I am really happy to be here and enjoyed the opportunity to present a session on the link between diversity and innovation   [Read More…]

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RecruitFest and Mapmaking

On my way to Boston to participate in RecruitFest as part of the Talent Anarchy team.  Looking forward to it for a few reasons…I get to hang out with some good friends, I get to meet other folks that I have been looking forward to meeting, and I get to participate in this funky event.    [Read More…]

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Rubbing Brains Together

There is a great deal of evidence showing diversity (especially cognitive diversity) to be a powerful factor toward innovation, increased problem solving ability and better decision making for groups. Put another way, it is going to be more and more difficult with each passing day for teams and organizations to compete if they are not   [Read More…]

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