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Same Words, Opposing Meanings

Winter 2017 – When the words “Black Lives Matter” are spoken, some people hear, “Black Lives ALSO Matter”, while others hear, “ONLY Black Lives Matter.” To some, the expression is an appeal for understanding, justice, and equal treatment, but,...

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The Playboy Conundrum

Fall 2016 – Playboy magazine’s decision to feature its first transgender Playmate raises a conundrum: Does this represent progress for the transgender community or an example of inexcusable sexual objectification.

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Behind the Equation: Diversity + Inclusion = Employee Engagement

Summer 2016 – The research is clear. A diverse workforce represents a sound business imperative. The more diverse a work team, the more it is innovative, creative, and effective. Diversity along all dimensions shatters the propensity for “group-think” that often leads to mediocrity, conventional solutions, or uninspired initiatives.

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D&I Developmental Continuum

Winter 2015 – One of the most respected and well-known diversity continuum models and assessments is the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) that is adapted from Dr. Milton Bennet’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity. While there are various descriptions of the different stages of D&I maturity, Jonamay Lambert and Associates views them like this.

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What is Emotional Courage?

Fall 2014 – The importance of Emotional Intelligence or EQ and its effect on relationships at work, at home, or in our communities has been a topic of much interest. So what is the difference between EQ and Emotional Courage?

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