Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg June 30, 2022

Individual Psychological Safety for Organizational Race Work

Readiness is Foundational After studying 30,000 smokers who successfully kicked the habit, University of Rhode Island’s psychology professor Dr. James Prochaska developed a model for how people make positive, lasting changes in their lives. One of his most significant findings is that people wanting to make a change (“I will quit smoking tomorrow”) often rush […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg June 29, 2022

How L&D Can Advance Workplace Racial Equity

How do we learn how to learn? How do we think about how we think? And how does knowing how we learn and think advance workplace racial equity?
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg June 3, 2022

Yes, You Can Prototype Racial Equity Metrics

As of March 2022, 85 S&P 100 companies now disclose, or have committed to disclose, their EEO-1 Report – the group of federally required documents that provide granular detail about the number of Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native and White men and women at every level of a company. Bloomberg reports that two large companies – […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 24, 2022

Workplace Racial Equity: The Business Case

In this 20-minute video we share the book's origin story, our business case, key measures and how to stay connected to this work.
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 19, 2022

Is Your Company Race-tentative?

Readiness for change is a core muscle individuals must flex or build as part of their own race journey. Organizations must do the same.
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 17, 2022

Shared Context: The Chinese Exclusion Act

As organizational development consultants we know how failing to name what needs naming derails any business endeavor. That’s a certain outcome if euphemisms are applied to race talk and race work. In your business spaces we encourage you to use direct, constructive language to name what must be named, without shaming or blaming. Shared context […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 13, 2022

“Societal leadership is Now a Core Function of Business…”

…says Edelman, a privately held communications firm with 60 offices around the globe. Every year since 2000 Edelman has conducted a trust and credibility survey. For the 2022 survey they interviewed 38,000 respondents across 28 countries and publish the findings in a report called The Edelman Trust Barometer.
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 6, 2022

Engaging Truthfully with Our Shared History

How often have we stumbled our way through a new project with cross-functional team members who use their own siloed jargon or have no context for what has come before? In business, when developing a new product, implementing new systems, or creating alignment around a marketing or investment strategy, you will get nowhere without a […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg April 29, 2022

Investors Are Putting Their Money Where Your Press Release Is

May 25, 2020. In the days and weeks after the death of George Floyd, hundreds of US-based companies hung shingles of solidarity with the Black community. Many pledged millions of dollars to racial justice organizations. Awareness is a good start. And “millions” reads well in press releases. However, action and accountability – twin engines that […]
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