For years, leaders have asked about the ROI of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in terms of the bottom line. As events of 2020 have demonstrated, to thrive and succeed, leaders need to think more broadly and beyond the traditional shareholder expectations of financial performance. Our experience...2

In the wake of unprecedented public reaction in recent memory to the killing of George Floyd on May 25th, many organizations have released statements of support for the Black community, while re-affirming their own values and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Since then, some...2

As bleak as much of the news has been with the pandemic, there are signs that the “post-covid” reality that businesses and HR departments are going to have to adjust to, is getting closer. The discussion in last week’s “Future of Work” Mastermind Roundtable was...2

The short answer to the above question is, Yes, for the reasons that our “Future of Work” Mastermind group discussed at a recent Roundtable. We hope highlights of the discussion below will help you and your organization if or when the question comes up. Just as...2

Most of us have been adjusting to the “Stay At Home” guidelines and doing our best to deal with the realities of Zoom calls and Slack channels as part of WFH (Working From Home). As we settle into this new normal, it’s time for frontline...2

In late February, before there were state-wide or national directives, we had a serious conversation with my team at OurOffice, Inc. (O2) about the Coronavirus. We realized that it was more than anything we (or mankind) had experienced, and that a full-blown crisis would follow....2

Last week was a surreal week. The COVID-19 virus spread across 114 countries and was officially called a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Students were told to pack and leave their campuses, retail chains started closing or reducing their store hours, and employees...2

In 1987, what started over 100 years ago with a March 8th “International Women’s Day" and was later expanded into “National Women’s Week,” finally became “National Women’s History Month” by Congressional decree. Also observed every March in the UK and Australia, National Women’s History Month...2

The US celebrates seven so-called Special Emphasis Months (see below) “designed for the purpose of providing cultural awareness to everyone,” as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) indicates. Observance of each month is implemented by Presidential Proclamation, Executive Orders or  Public Law, and some like...2

“I Have a Dream,” he said over fifty years ago. And yet today Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would still be dreaming of that day when this nation will “live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident that...2