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Leading NOW Expands Global Team of Experts

Announces Perry Sholes and William Bradley Join as Senior Consultants BOSTON - June 1, 2021 - PRLog --  Leading NOW, the leadership expert and global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces Perry Sholes and William Bradley have joined the team as Senior Consultants. Experts in their own right, Sholes and Bradley will work with global business leaders to meet the demands of delivering Leading NOW's transformative DEI solutions to its clients, and drive cultural change for organizations large and small.
3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading NOW Media Release

In Case You Missed It: May 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! 
11 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Leading NOW's Center for Diversity & Inclusion Announces Innovative New Tool for Organizations to Assess Culture

BOSTON, May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces a new online diagnostic cultural assessment tool created by its Center for Diversity & Inclusion. This proprietary, research-driven, and field-tested Inclusive Culture Assessment (ICA), was created to give companies quantifiable data on their culture, leadership and equity, including a deep understanding of the views of its workforce, and how they experience the organization. This unique assessment tool is designed to provide insights to all sizes of organizations, from small and mid-range, to large global entities.
3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading NOW Media Release

3 Things your Organization Should do for DE&I Success

In 2020, organizations became acutely aware of the importance of DE&I due to the social unrest and volatility swirling around them. Many are now attempting to figure out how to be supportive of their diverse employee population. What should they put their energy and resources towards that is actually going to have a positive impact? This is THE question that many organizations, regardless of size, are struggling to answer––and few are getting right.
4 min read | Kelly Primus
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Diversity & Inclusion Assessments

3 Ways to Shine a Light on Disrespect Towards Women at Work

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

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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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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Talent Development Diversity & Inclusion

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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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? 
3 min read | Gretchen Sussman
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