The Latest Insights from Leading NOW

DEI Churn & Burn Is Real—Here's What You Can Do To Stop It

There is a disturbing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) trend taking place in organizations of all sizes and across all industries as leaders do everything (or so they think) to create a more inclusive culture. Organizations will appoint a Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and then expect that one person (or team) to fix everything without providing them the necessary resources, budget or executive support to be successful. And then they'll wonder why, in 12 to 24 months, the CDO quits. At Leading NOW, we’re calling this the “DEI Churn & Burn.”
5 min read | Kelly Primus
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Listen NOW to hear Kelly Primus on the MINDWORKS Podcast

Successful leaders understand that in order to improve their organization’s culture, retain employees, and ultimately, improve the company’s overall performance and profitability, they need to constantly evolve. That means keeping up with how leadership is defined in today’s post-covid world.
1 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading NOW Announces Complimentary Webinar

BOSTON - Sept. 7, 2022 Leading NOW a global consultancy that guides current and future leaders in creating more equitable organizations, is offering a complimentary webinar on one of the hottest topics every organization is trying to harness––how to successfully implement DEI initiatives that drive measurable results. For the first time, CEO, Kelly Lockwood Primus, will present Leading NOW's ground-breaking research, Cultural Dynamics in the Workplace™: 5 Key Factors for DEI Success, as a LIVE webinar on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 1:00 pm ET.
2 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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How Organizations Can Deliver on DEI Pledges & More

It’s been a busy summer here at Leading NOW. Our CEO and amazing consultants delivered sessions at the Annual SHRM Conference (Society for Human Resource Management), and the Foundation for Women’s Leadership & Empowerment Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) – both to huge accolades. Perhaps you were there. If you missed them, not to worry. We have some exciting news to share about an encore presentation and FREE webinar you definitely won’t want to miss!
2 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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It's Time For CEOs To Deliver On Their DEI Pledges

It’s been a few years since a flurry of CEOs pledged their organizations' commitment to do more in support of DEI. Thousands committed to actions that support a more inclusive workplace for employees, communities and society. Fast-forward to today, and it seems most organizations still haven’t made much progress. Why?
4 min read | Kelly Primus
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Diversity & Inclusion Cultural Dynamics

Proud Ally and Supporter - Pride 2022

Leading NOW has been building cultures of inclusion for our clients for almost 20 years. As we celebrate Pride month, our commitment to advocating for inclusion for all remains as strong as ever. We are a proud ally and supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and their efforts to raise awareness, improve the attitudes of society, and encourage inclusiveness. #Pride2022 #FutureForward #WeCanHelp
1 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Leading Women Partners with Foundation for Women's Leadership & Empowerment for 15th Annual WLC

3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leading NOW Named a Top 20 Diversity and Inclusion Company by Manage HR

3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Winning The War For Talent Is A Battle, But It Doesn't Have To Be

The Great Resignation, the Big Quit, the Talent Shortage—you can call it whatever you want. The reality is that the war for talent is a fierce competition and likely raging in your organization.
6 min read | Kelly Primus
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Hear What People are Saying About Our Best-in-Class Workshops

It’s been a busy several months for the Leading NOW team. We continue to deliver our Best-in-Class Workshops at conferences near and far… and we’re just getting started! Perhaps you saw our CEO, Kelly Primus, at the Louisiana SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Summit in January, where she presented Cultural Dynamics in the Workplace: 5 Key Factors for DEI Success. What a way to kick off the new year, educating and inspiring HR leaders on how to successfully implement Cultural Dynamics in their organizations.
2 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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