Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our Top 6 List of Hispanic Speakers

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) is a month long celebration which aims to honor the contributions that Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to our society. These contributions range from arts, politics, cultural influence and much more.  As America’s largest growing ethnic group, it is vital for the Hispanic and Latino population to get…

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Diversity Speaker in Focus: Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D.

Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D.  Inclusion & Organizational Effectiveness Expert; Accomplished Leadership and Organization Development Consultant and Coach; Principal, Ferdman Consulting; Distinguished Professor, Alliant International University; Author Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D. is a sought-after inclusion and organizational effectiveness speaker. He designs training and works with individuals to support their professional and leadership development and with organizations to develop…

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Workplace Happiness: Measuring & Opting In

The investment on the happiness of a company’s workforce is not a foreign, or even new, concept.  The drivers and the investments that organizations are making though, may be shifting.  Whether the types of happiness measurements and applications in the work environment can be perceived as manipulative are a moot point in the end if…

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What We Are Reading: “Diversity 2.0 Means Fixing the Systems, Not the Women” (The Glass Hammer)

Talent management and “creating an environment where that talent can grow and thrive in” is a priority for most companies.  It crosses all industries, strengthens the leadership pool, and is a means to support growth, and measure progress.  But where are some of the gender and diversity initiatives leading to so far in this new…

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How to Endure a Mean-Spirited Workplace (Opinion)

Recently published in the New York Times, Stanford Professor Robert I. Sutton, PhD. (Organizational Behavior Department) and author of “Good Boss, Bad Boss”, wrote about “How Bad Apples Infect the Tree.” I found this somewhat indicative of our culture and the current downturn economy related pressure of the workplace. Often the negative behaviors that exist…

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