Gina Greenlee 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 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 February 14, 2022

Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats in Constructive Race Talk

Thinking About How You Think Change readiness, cultural curiosity, empathy, and growth mindset— all skills that will facilitate productive race talk and race work. And there’s one more muscle you’ll want to develop: the ability to think about how you think. SPECTRUM THINKINGWorkplaces do not operate in a dynamic of polarized extremes: Black or White, […]
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Gina Greenlee February 14, 2022

Inherent to All Growth is the Ability to Fail Well

An Open Letter to ABC News President Kim Godwin regarding her decision to suspend The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg.
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Gina Greenlee February 11, 2022

Origin Story: The Business of Race

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