Even leaders with the best intentions can fall short of leading by example. I help leaders examine their own thinking to identify how they have upheld power dynamics that create and sustain inequity. Together we chart a way forward to a more inclusive and equitable future - even as the path is unclear.
Create a courageous and curious culture
Our comfort zones have been destroyed and new paradigms are emerging. We must dismantle the power structures that have held workplaces together for decades and rethink how we work. I help people in organizations challenge their thinking to maximize adaptability, inclusion and cohesion.
Don't just manage your people – develop them
Tried and true management styles haven't worked for a long time, yet we've kept on with them because there wasn't an imperative to change. We now need different things from our leaders - more connection, transparency, vulnerability and mutuality. We need leaders to give us permission to break molds and do things differently.
Organizations need to do better at creating a culture where employees are truly engaged. "Just 36.7%of employees are engaged at work, according to Gallup." - Inc. Magazine
The time for developing cultural competence and identifying and deconstructing systems embedded in white dominance is now. "By 2044, white people will account for less than 50% of the United States population." - Forbes Magazine
Leaders must embody adaptability as a way of life. “81% expect a negative effect on their workplace from COVID-19” -Gallup