The New DE&I Requires Courage, Transparency, and Empathy to Create Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace has evolved beyond creating a productive multicultural and diverse work environment. In recent DE&I discourse, thought leaders are pioneering efforts to ensure the psychological safety of their employees amidst risks that involve racism, sexual harassment, homophobia, COVID exposure, passionate political divisiveness, and workplace violence. Psychological safety according to […]

Education is the Key to Changing Race Relations— It Starts in Kindergarten and Influences Leadership all the Way to the C-Suite

There are educational transformations to the academic curriculums being debated by school boards across the nation to analyze and re-position biased narratives in American history and how civic lessons are taught in K-12. School boards are as divided as the political landscape, with the right espousing a “cancel culture” posture and the left embracing the […]

Entrepreneurship in the Pandemic Age and the Impact on Corporate America

During the past year, there has been unprecedented loss and grief in both the personal and professional lives of people across the nation. The pandemic has impacted not only corporate America, but especially small businesses and the field of entrepreneurship. The collateral damage of the pandemic has led many who have lost their jobs to […]

Honoring Our Own Trailblazer During Women’s History Month

A call to raise each other up! Last year, Women’s History Month was upstaged by the biggest threat we can recall in recent history to our health, liberty of movement and the economy—an omen of the disproportionate and devastating impact on women– especially the front-line responders and essential workers, community volunteers, health professionals and caregivers […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Love Is the Answer to a More Inclusive American History

February is a month dedicated to honoring Black History and to focus on the many contributions of Black Americans to the greatness of our nation, achievements that are often ignored and not seen as part of our collective history — Black history is American history. This month offers yet another opportunity to focus on the […]

Cultural Distrust of Vaccination Is Deep

We entered 2021 with high hopes of beating COVID-19 and stopping the horrific loss of life in our country, which at present surpasses 416,000 deaths. Two highly effective vaccines have been developed, approved, and vaccinations have started in the United States, opening a path to ending the pandemic. Yet, in the Hispanic and Black communities, […]