Diversity

How to Make Black History Month Matter: Moving Beyond Diversity and Inclusion Statements to Diversity Actions

We can honor Black History Month now and every day by tackling issues in the workplace. In this post, we learn how to create diversity and inclusion statements and put them into action. As a gentle reminder:  Black history isn’t just something we celebrate with some picture we post on…

Harvard Business Review: How to Stop Overthinking Everything

Harvard Business Review: How to Stop Overthinking Everything

Read How to Stop Overthinking Everything by Melody Wilding, from Harvard Business Review, February 10, 2021. Read Learning to Listen in Polarized Times by Ronald A. Crutcher, from Inside Higher Ed, January 27, 2021. Read Declines in Community College Enrollment Among Blacks Will Have Long-Term Consequences by Henry Shannon, from…

How to Make Black History Month Matter: Addressing the Racial Wage Gap

We can make Black History Month more relevant by addressing systems and institutions that hinder the growth and development of Black folks in the U.S. The first in a series, I explore the racial wage gap still found in 2021 across experience and education backgrounds. Earlier today, a Facebook memory…

Inside Higher Ed: This Year, King Couldn’t Give a King Day Speech

Read This Year, King Couldn’t Give a King Day Speech by Walter Kimbrough, from Inside Higher Ed, January 25, 2021. Read ‘Illusion of Inclusion’ by Colleen Flaherty, from Inside Higher Ed, January 6, 2021. Watch “Higher ed faces racial equity, affordability challenges this year—but there’s reason for optimism, too” by…

Harvard Business Review: How to Lead When Your Team Is Exhausted — and You Are, Too

* Read How to Lead When Your Team Is Exhausted — and You Are, Too by Merete Wedell-Wedellsborg, from Harvard Business Review, December 15, 2020.
* Read Are Colleges Superspreaders? by Lilah Burke, from Inside Higher Ed, January 15, 2021 (Link Only).
* Read What I learned from talking to 20 diversity, equity, and inclusion experts by Albrey Brown, from Fast Company, January 8, 2021.
* Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday.

Harvard Business Review: How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible

Read How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible by Christine Porath and Mike Porath, from Harvard Business Review, October 30, 2020. Read Take this Assessment: Is Your Institution a Welcoming Place for Leaders of Color? by Russell S. Thacker, from Higheredjobs.com, November 10, 2020. Read Disability as Diversity by Lilah Burke, from…

Harvard Business Review: Today’s Leaders Need Vulnerability, Not Bravado

Read Today’s Leaders Need Vulnerability, Not Bravado by Amy C. Edmondson and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, from Harvard Business Review, October 19, 2020. Follow The Black Experience in Higher Education series on Inside Higher Ed Read Chief Diversity Officers: Strategies for Success in the Current Moment by Charlene Aguilar, from HigherEdJobs.com, October…

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