Tag: Workplace

3 Strategies to Help Women of Color Navigate Work Bias

3 Strategies to Help Women of Color Navigate Biases at Work By Hira Ali Women of color face an amplified and distinctive set of challenges as they climb their career ladders, including isolation, acculturative stress, and bias. Many women of color in leadership positions have shared how they’ve been expected to perform above and beyond the norm. People who belong to stigmatized minority groups…

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Why Employee Recognition Is More Crucial Than Ever

Why Employee Recognition Is More Crucial Than Ever It’s a critical leadership skill that boosts productivity, morale and retention. Here’s why employee recognition is more crucial than ever. By Caroline Castrillon Employee recognition has never mattered more than in today’s workplace. That’s because employees want to feel valued—especially in the context of remote working. And when they don’t, it could…

How to Create a Diverse, Engaged, & Inclusive Workplace

5 Ways to Create a More Diverse, Engaged, and Inclusive Workplace Subtle practices that will be virtually invisible to most people. By Marcel Schwantes The related ideas of diversity, engagement, and inclusivity float around boardrooms and training sessions with such fluffy, ambiguous meanings that the discussion often undermines the goals of caring leaders. So how do caring leaders cultivate an inclusive workplace, one with…

How Greenberg Fosters Psychological Safety

How Greenberg Fosters Psychological Safety By Pauleanna Reid With 220 million meetings conducted each year, there is no doubt that it is an essential forum for exchanging information, building relationships and enabling collaboration in business. However, as essential as meetings appear to be to our professional lives, not all of them are as productive, impactful or collaborative as we intend. While the…

The Challenges & Impact of Black Representation in Film & TV

The Challenges & Impact of Black Representation in Film & TV New research reveals the barriers that Black talent in the film and TV industry faces, the economic fallout, and solutions for creating a more inclusive, equitable workforce. By Jonathan Dunn, Sheldon Lyn, Nony Onyeador, and Ammanuel Zegeye Movies and television are often an escape from and a reflection of life unfolding. They also…

Where Does Curiosity Belong In The Workplace?

Where Does Curiosity Belong In The Workplace? By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor Curious George, the beloved monkey gets himself into mess after mess due to his curious nature. It is innate in animals and humans to be curious. Are we curious enough as adults? As professionals? On the less messy adult side of curiosity, what value can it…

The Future of the Workplace: Employee Autonomy

The Future of the Workplace: Employee Autonomy By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor One of the biggest lessons in the workplace through the pandemic was that people will do their jobs from home when you are not watching over their shoulders. Shocking to many bosses was the idea that people are self-motivated and will work without prodding or watching.…

How Bloom Founder Avery Francis Builds Inclusive Workplaces

How Bloom Founder Avery Francis Builds Inclusive Workplaces By Pauleanna Reid Thanks in part to the global stage of social media, conversations on race, identity and politics are more amplified today than ever before. Among the slew of other race-based tragedies to make headlines in recent years, the George Floyd protests of 2020 had casual Instagram users and big brands…