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In Case You Missed It: April 2021 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion on our Instagram, Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading NOW group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
8 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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In Case You Missed It

Preparing Diverse Talent for Leadership

Continuing our blog series and 4 Steps to Making a Real & Lasting DE&I Impact, we covered step #3 and how to build inclusive leadership across your business. We explored how creating a culture of inclusion can start to address our diversity challenges and ensure that all talent is welcomed, valued, and developed. The next part of the prescription addresses the ‘E’ in DE&I, which I feel is the ‘Cinderella’ of the equation. Equity is critical to long-term success, but often the poor relation when it comes to share of company attention, action, and resources. 
6 min read | Alison Lazenby
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Building Inclusive Leadership Across Your Business

There has been much written about the business case for a more inclusive workplace as organizations embrace diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. In our latest blog series, 4 Steps to Making a Real & Lasting DE&I Impact, we addressed why the traditional business case has not delivered the outcomes promised, the importance of level-setting with a cultural assessment, and then building a road map to reach your inclusion goals.  Next up, let’s talk about building inclusive leadership across your business (#3 of the four steps). There is no single training session that is going to solve what I believe is the omnipresent challenge––or opportunity––of our time. 
5 min read | Alison Lazenby
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Diversity & Inclusion

In Case You Missed It: March 2021 Edition

On a timely basis we curate fabulous articles about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion on our Instagram, Facebook page, LinkedIn Leading NOW group and company page, and also Tweet them out.  We then share the the best of the best here on our blog! 
9 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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In Case You Missed It

Do You Know How Your Employees *Really* Feel About Your Organization?

Do you know how your employees really feel about your organization?  If you read this question and answered “no”, isn’t it time you asked?  And even if the answer was “yes”, do you really know?  Do you know how your employees are experiencing your organization’s culture?  Do they feel included?  Are your company’s leaders demonstrating inclusive behavior?  Do your employees see them demonstrating inclusive behavior? 
2 min read | Gretchen Sussman
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Leadership Tools/Resources Change

One Year Later: Change is Still Constant

A year ago, when Covid-19 changed all of our lives in so many ways, Leading NOW’s CEO summed up how most of us were feeling with a quote from Greek philosopher, Heraclitus –– “Change is the only constant in life.”  Her blog post, Leadership at the pace of Global Change, kicked off a 6-part series on how to deal with change when things are volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA).  Below, we share a recap of the entire “change” series to help you keep up with the constantly changing world we live in. If you missed the series the first time around, now is your chance to catch up, with tips that will help you lead, manage and navigate during these VUCA times.  Read ON! 
6 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leadership Tools/Resources Change

Man to Man: What Does it Really Take to be a Male Ally?

This blog on male allyship was written by Michelle Redfern, Strategic Partner and Senior Consultant based in Melbourne, Australia, and was originally published on her blog. 
10 min read | Michelle Redfern
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Gender Dynamics Managers Mindsets Allies

International Women's Day 2021

 
1 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Leading NOW

Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Expands Leadership Development Offerings with Leading Women Partnership

BOSTON - March 3, 2021 - PRLog -- Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, today announced the expansion of its leadership development commitment through a partnership with Leading Women, a women's leadership development organization.
3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading NOW

Building a Road Map to an Inclusive Culture

  In a recent blog, I addressed how to change the culture of your company to be more inclusive for all, and the four steps organizations must take to make a real and lasting DE&I impact:  Assess Current State Align Leadership & Develop Your Roadmap Engage & Develop Your Team Members Deploy & Embed Revamped Mechanisms These four steps are critical to your DE&I journey and cannot be overstated. Remember, to make real progress, people, and the organizational cultures they are part of, must change.
4 min read | Gretchen Sussman
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Mentoring Diversity & Inclusion