Forest Harper, CEO of INROADS: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap by Disrupting Corporate Culture
Countless data over the last 20 years have verified the efficacy of DEI’s’ impact on business performance and the employee experience. According to Deloitte, companies that embrace DEI are twice as likely to meet financial targets and six times as likely to be innovative and agile. McKinsey confirmed these results, stating that “companies with more diverse…
acha Connor, founder and CEO of Virtual Work Insider, joins Dr. Vanessa Weaver to speak about hybrid and remote work in the United States, how workplaces and relationships in them have changed because of both practices, and the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on hybrid and remote work.
The latest addition to our blog tackles a challenging and important conversation–the generations in the workplace. From baby boomers to Gen Z, each generation has different strengths which can contribute to teams, but potential tension can easily create a divide. Business leaders have an opportunity and obligation to bridge this gap by informing themselves about the varied views of their employees, ranging from values to tech-savviness. In doing so, meaningful conversations will emerge that involve listening, learning and ultimately connecting all these experiences into improved collaboration and cohesion. With initiatives such as these, businesses will be better positioned to create dynamic teams with diverse experiences that can thrive today and in the future.
Sonia Alleyne, Co-Founder of Storytellers, and author of I Kicked Ass at Work: The Strategy Journal for Career Professionals joins Dr. Vanessa Weaver to speak about helping workers gain better insight into their job performance and career progression, and how to bolster both.
Quiet quitting has done more than take over TikTok. It’s taken over the workforce. Gallup reports that at least half of U.S. employees are proclaiming themselves quiet quitters, and everyone has something to say about it. In fact, very few have stayed quiet about quiet quitting. The term quiet quitting took off this summer as…
In this episode, Dana Brownlee author of the Unwritten Rules of Managing sits down with Dr. Vanessa Weaver. Browlnee is a thought leader around managing different personalities, navigating challenging situations in the workplace, and speaking truth to power.
Riki Wilchins, Executive Director at TrueChild and author of Read My Lips: Sexual Subversion & the End of Gender and Genderqueer, joins Dr. Vanessa Weaver to speak about the state of transgender rights in the United States in the 21st century.
The Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade. Have you thought about what is at risk for your business? Many companies fear having to choose between being Pro-Life or Pro-Choice when supporting their employees. They struggle with what to do, how to protect their brand, and alienating one side, no matter what. Alignment Strategies’ position is…
Senior Political Science Student at Kennesaw State University, Austin Heller, shares his opinions on white centering and its impact on retaining or attracting Gen Zers.