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EQUITY & INCLUSION
Articles and Great Information Related to Equity & Inclusion from your Organizational Development and Leadership Team
Standing Up for Others in the Workplace

Standing Up for Others in the Workplace

Is our culture more negative than it has ever been? If you have watched the news or been on social media in the last few years, it seems that some people have been emboldened to say and do disrespectful things to others based on their race, religion, sexual...

Leading A Diverse Workforce

Leading A Diverse Workforce

Our Diverse Workforce Pew Research Center reported in 2016 that Americans are more racially and ethnically diverse than in the past. Today, work forces and workplaces are so diverse in race, gender, ethnicity, language, disability and veteran status, nationality, and...

Respecting Differences

Respecting Differences

In life we tend to focus more on ways that people differ from us, but in reality we have common than we think. It is crucial to foster a culture of equity and inclusion, not only in the way we treat our patients but also the way we treat each other. Some of our...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. –The Leader

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. –The Leader

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an extraordinary leader who exemplified leadership traits that we can relate to and apply in our daily and professional lives. Vision One of the leadership traits that made Dr. King unique was his ability to see beyond the present...

We Are More Alike Than We Are Different

We Are More Alike Than We Are Different

Have you ever looked around and wondered how much you have in common with your coworkers? We naturally focus more on our differences than our similarities, but it is important to foster a culture of equity and inclusion. This doesn’t just apply to the way we treat our...

Stereotype vs. Generalization

Stereotype vs. Generalization

Have you ever heard someone say “millennials are lazy” or “You’re Somali, so you must have a big family?” That is what we like to call a stereotype. We are going to talk about stereotypes vs. generalizations as it pertains to culturally competent & personalized...

4 Ways to Create A Culture Of Inclusion

4 Ways to Create A Culture Of Inclusion

When we can’t be ourselves at work, we aren’t able to fully engage with our team. If we aren’t able to engage with our team, our quality of work and overall engagement are negatively impacted. Everyone of us has a role in creating an team culture that is inclusive and...

Diversity vs. Equity vs. Inclusion

Diversity vs. Equity vs. Inclusion

Being diverse is only a fraction of what it takes to truly accomplish workplace excellence.  Over the last several years, the concept of workplace diversity has evolved to not only focus on creating a multifaceted environment, but also ensure that environment is as...