Previous guests – Elaine Biech and Rita Bailey – joined the T is for Training, along with Tonya Wilson (LInkedIn) to talk about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Paul Signorelli reports that those three did a “fabulous session at the ATD conference in Salt Lake City a couple of months ago.” They joined Paul, Maurice Coleman, and Jill Hurst-Wahl and began with the question, “What do people get wrong with DEI?” That led into a lively conversation, including talking about mandatory training, using what we know about managing change, bringing bias into the light, and much more. Grab pen and paper to catch the wisdom in this episode.
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It’s critical: Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Seeking real understanding affirms the other person and what they have to say. That’s what they want. That’s what we all want — to be understood, valued and affirmed. – Mike Greene (2014)
- Center for Global Inclusion
- Marcus Buckingham
- The Art of Mindful Facilitation (book( (paid ad)
- Biased (book) (paid ad)
- This article – a cautionary tale – was mentioned after the recording stopped, “Vera House confronts racism and opens a rift with high-profile backers of domestic violence agency.” (2020, paywall)
- Added 11/19/2021: Vera House Looks Within to Acknowledge and Address Systemic Racism (2020, no paywall)