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Nov 10, 2018

"The issue is the expectations we place around people’s behavior."

Cheryl Ingram on Green Connections Radio

We know that a diverse workforce and a culture that embraces new ideas drive innovation and growth. And, many corporate leaders agree and seek to create such a culture. But how do we do it? 

Listen to the straight-talking Cheryl Ingram, Ph.D., CEO of Diverse City, a diversity consultancy, explain the nuances of a culture that truly fosters diversity in this candid, engaging interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson.

This one will make you think about your workplace differently. You'll hear:

  • What are the issues beneath the surface that support – and destroy – a culture where all people feel they can bring their best selves to work.
  • How to identify the expectations your workplace has of people’s behavior and if they are based on a white and/or male-dominated culture (which causes others to conform, instead of feel welcome).
  • Why an employee’s “problem” could be reflecting the limitations inherent in your workplace’s prevailing culture.
  • Assessing your recruitment process.
  • Top tips for designing a diversity program that works.
  • Tips for finding work that makes you happy.

And so much more!

What tips do YOU have for a diversity program that works? Tweet it to us @joanmichelson or post it on our Facebook Page (and ask to join our new private Facebook group)

You’ll probably also want to listen to:

  • Sarah Cho, Director of Research, SurveyMonkey on measuring inclusion
  • Barbara Whye, VP of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, Intel
  • Rainia Washington, VP and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Lockheed Martin
  • Patsy Doerr, Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability and Inclusion at Thomson Reuters.

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