Watch me and Piyanka Jain on JobSync’s podcast: Data Literacy for HR Professionals. Successful examples discussed on how data improved recruiting, diversity, and business success.

There is a misconception today that you need to be a data scientist and be working with AI or some other analytics tool to create HR measurements that connect to better HR practices and overall better business outcomes.  It’s simply…

Driving Bias Out Of Selection, Performance & Promotion Decisions

The homicide of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the divisions in our national politics has dramatically raised the topic of race relations and equality at work. Diversity and inclusion is frequently a difficult subject of "haves" and "have-nots," with perceptions…

HR Leads the Rebound: Innovation, Inclusion, and Reinvention SPARK Talks.

Join me for an exciting, live-stream ReINVENTHR event: HR Leads the Rebound: Innovation, Inclusion, and Reinvention SPARK Talks. This will be a fast-paced, interactive, and probing look at how HR can be the driver of true organizational transformation. Topics will…

7 steps to renewing your commitment to diversity.

Over five years of writing blogs, I have noticed that posts on diversity and inclusion are often the least read. Today, are you ready to reflect on the nation’s crisis with civil rights and social unrest and the failure of…

Drive innovation and diversity— at the same time. Learn how!

On Martin Luther King Day 2020, almost 52 years after his assassination, the issues of equal treatment and diversity and inclusion for all still trouble many companies. But here’s another way to look at the issue: The cultures that empower…

The Corporate Diversity Movement Got It Wrong. The Key is Common Focus, Discomfort and Conflict!

If you lead a global company with demanding customers that is fast paced, facing frequent change, and requiring innovation, you need more discomfort and conflict.  For that, you need a diverse, global and inclusive workforce.  Studies show that type of…

Traditional diversity initiatives haven’t moved the needle. These seven strategies will…

When I began consulting, a human resources leader called me from a successful, innovative San Francisco biotech company to discuss diversity: “We haven’t moved the needle. We are looking for solutions that work.” I told him he was not alone. …