Category Archives: Special Topics

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Women’s Leadership and Mentoring

At my company, the WIN organization (I mentioned in my last post), is preparing to launch a program for women interested in mentorship (either as a mentor or as a mentee).  A survey was sent out to the 300 members … Continue reading

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The Head-Fake

I received a meeting invite from the diversity manager to sit down and discuss how to communicate diversity to our executives more formally.  Apparently the VP of HR I previously met with suggested I be included in the brainstorming session, … Continue reading

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Embedding Diversity & Inclusion

I had the pleasure of meeting Edgar Schein at the Denver International Leadership Association as part of our class.  I’m also reading his book on Organizational Culture and Leadership.  In Chapter 14, Schein discusses the primary embedding mechanisms that leaders … Continue reading

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Diversity and Inclusion and Leadership

Today I had the opportunity to meet with one of my VP’s of HR.  Initially scheduled for 15 minutes, we ended up chatting for an hour.  I had expected the meeting to be a simple introduction about my role in … Continue reading

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