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The corporate perspective on race is changing.
Have you, or someone you know, experienced the reality that the corporation where you worked somehow operated under a vail of inequity and unfairness? Those who were steadily advancing within the corporation looked different from you.
If so, you are like the hundreds of clients I serve; high achieving women, people of color and LGBTQ people.
For more than 10 years now, I have provided executive coaching services to high-achievers who have worked hard to get the education and skills in pursuit of fulfilling their executive ambitions.
My guest on today’s podcast is Dr. Tim Ewing, an expert in organizational diversity and inclusion. He has worked with large corporations, Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company and Novartis to strategically plan an advance their programs for diversity and inclusion.
Following are some of the highlights of our conversation:
5:16 What shifts have you seen regarding diversity initiatives?
6:19 How do you get underneath that with the biases?
10:22 What quantifiable evidence can you point to in making the case that managing diversity is mission-critical for an organization?
12:03 What are some of the greatest barriers to an organization's ability to leverage diversity?
14:30 What are the key steps in creating a culture to really discuss and embrace these differences that are posed by the diversity advancement?
21:20 What are some of the unwritten rules for advancement and success for minority leaders?
Coach Mo Knows (a tip, coaching question and bit of inspiration)
Tip: Learn about your own unconscious bias’ with this free online assessment: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html
Coaching Question: How has your career advancement been affected by microaggressions you have experienced in the workplace?
Inspiration: What counts in making a happy relationship is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with the incompatibility. ~Daniel Goleman, internationally known psychologist, author and science journalist
Contact Coach Mo at [email protected] with your workplace dilemma by Friday afternoon. You will receive a video reply by the following Tuesday!