• Feminism is 2017 Word of the Year

    The 2017 word of the year, according to Merriam-Webster, is feminism, "the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes; also, organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests." Each year, since 2003...
  • Want a more innovative company?

    Rocío Lorenzo and her team surveyed 171 companies to find out if diverse companies were more innovative. The answer was a clear yes. M ore diverse companies are more innovative. In the video above, Lorenzo explains how a company can start producing...
  • Harvey Weinstein Is Fired After Sexual Harassment Reports

    The co-founder of The Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein, was fired last week after the New York Times reported that he had sexually harassed women. Managers must be aware of the EEOC guidelines on sexual harassment. Specifically, EEOC guidelines...
  • Six Traits of Inclusive Leadership

    Inclusive leadership is about: Treating people and groups fairly—that is, based on their unique characteristics, rather than on stereotypes Personalizing individuals—that is, understanding and valuing the uniqueness of diverse others...
  • Generation Z is the largest single population segment

    Generation Z are those people born between 1997 and 2015. The oldest members of the generation are now 20 and some have entered the workforce. Euclid Analytics reports that Gen-Z uses mobile apps and features on mobile phones more than other demographic...
  • To Be Resilient, Don’t Be Too Virtuous

    Psychologist Adam Grant is a Wharton professor and the New York Times bestselling author. In his commencement speech at Utah State University, discusses why it is possible to have too much of a good thing. What is missing from most graduation speeches...
  • Martin Luther King - I Have A Dream Speech - August 28, 1963

    Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the video above is his most famous speech, "I have a dream." He was a Civil Rights leader. What are some of his leadership lessons?
  • Millennials: Misunderstood in the workplace?

    Source: Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement: Revitalizing a Changing Workforce (SHRM, 2016) There are many stereotypes about millennials: entitled, lazy, and self-centered. SHRM suggests three steps to manage millennials. Step 1. Stop the stereotypes...
  • Go to college!

    In the video above, Brookings Fellow Richard Reeves explores inequality and opportunity in America. He shows the chances that the poorest fifth of Americans have to rise to the top, based on their race, the marital status of their mothers, and their level...
  • Workplace Strengths of Generation X, Y, and Z

    Next Generation lists the workplace strengths of Gen X, Y, and Z in the infographic below. What are generation X,Y and Z's own professional attitudes and skill sets? How does generation X compare to generation Y? How does generation Y compare...
  • Mastering the Multigenerational Workforce

    Mazlo put together an infographic above about four generations at work. What generation are you? What do you want from work? What motivates you? Does your boss understand you and your generation? Explain.
  • Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao on Inclusion and Diversity

    Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao and other female tech leaders shared some do's and don'ts for companies to improve inclusion and diversity in their industry. Do hire a human resources person. Don't have salary negotiations. Do have a clear...
  • This is what LGBT life is like around the world

    Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols toured 15 world countries searching for "Supergays," LGBT people who were doing something extraordinary. What did they find? Explain how a manager could use this information.
  • Gender equality is the new big issue, says Salesforce CEO

    Salesforce CEO, Marc Benioff, wants to ensure women's equality. https://www.salesforce.com/ In the video above, Benioff told told CNN's Poppy Harlow that Salesforce has an aggressive goal to employ an equal number of women and men. "We...
  • Are you an inclusive leader?

    Are you an inclusive leader? Take the attached quiz to find out. Catalyst Research Center for Advancing Leader found the following. The more included employees felt, the more innovative they reported being in their jobs. The more...
  • Washington Redskins Lose Six Trademarks

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued an opinion that six of the Washington Redskins trademarks are disparaging to Native Americans. Thus, the Redskins name is no longer protected by the federal government as an exclusive trademark. A trademark...
  • Generations and the Next America

    In this video, Pew Research Center president Alan Murray introduces Paul Taylor, Executive Vice President of Special Projects at the Pew Research Center and author of The Next America . Mr. Taylor discusses generations and the changing demographics of...
  • Age Discrimination

    Most managers realize that age discrimination is against the law. Yet, ageism exists. So, it is important for young, newly, hired managers to be careful about age stereotypes. Researchers from the University of California in Berkeley, Hopkins School...
  • Robert Greene on Mastery

    In this video, Robert Greene addresses the Oxford Union Society. In his new book, Mastery , Greene explains how people master and rise to the top of their field. Masters learn faster and more intensely than others in their field. They make connections...
  • History of Affirmative Action

    Affirmative action originated in the 1960s as a plan to give members of specific groups priority in hiring or promotion. Laws that mandate affirmative action were passed to end job discrimination. But to get a good job, you need a good education. So,...
  • Men in Pink Collar Jobs

    Today, more men than ever before are working in jobs traditionally held by women, such as nursing and teaching. (Industry jobs held by women have been called " pink collar " in the past.) Integrated occupations improve our society. People...
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  • Generation Y versus Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs

    American Express OPEN surveyed Generation Y entrepreneurs (those ages ages 24 to 35) and Baby Boomer entrepreneurs (ages 48 to 70). (See attached PDF copy of the report) The survey found that the younger generation’s first economic downturn has...
  • Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders

    Sheryl Sandberg is COO of Facebook and has just written a book, Lean In . She says that women lose out in the workplace because they don't negotiate for themselves. She says , "Since women are expected to be concerned with others, when they advocate...
  • The Power of a Diverse Workforce

    A diverse workforce includes people from differing age groups, genders, ethic and racial backgrounds, cultural and national origins, and mental and physical capabilities. We're all familiar with the Golden Rule - treat others as you want to be treated...