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Three signs your company has a culture problem Lead Inclusively

Three Signs Your Company has a Culture Problem

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These days, company culture is more important than ever. It is instrumental in differentiating one company from another and bridging the gap between the c-suite to the entry-level. While most C-level executives…
How Inclusion Can Drive an Innovation Culture in Your Company

How Inclusion Can Drive an Innovation Culture in Your Company

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In the modern world, impactful and prolific innovation is increasingly critical to company success. Some companies are learning that lack of diversity and inclusion in their ranks is inhibiting innovation.…
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Two Leadership Secrets for Fostering Innovation

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Leadership that fosters inclusion and innovation in the workplace Good organizational leadership can be difficult to achieve. We all have so much going on that the ‘Inclusive Leadership Best Practices’ manual isn’t always top…
Stats to support california mandate for women on boards

3 Reasons Women Shouldn’t Apologize for the New Wave of Legislated Inclusion

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  Six months have passed since Governor Jerry Brown signed California Senate Bill 826 into law. As you likely have heard, this law mandates all publicly held companies in the state of California…
Marshall Goldsmith Endorses a World Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

Marshall Goldsmith Endorses a World Leader of Diversity and Inclusion

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Marshall Goldsmith Endorses a World Leader of Diversity & Inclusion A self-reflection inspired by a humbling endorsement, By, our Founder and CEO, Denise Hummel. In Ixtapa Mexico, I had the opportunity to…
Scott Osman, CEO of Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches Talks Diversity & Inclusion

Interview with Scott Osman, CEO of the Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches

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Our Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Denise Hummel was interviewed by Scott Osman, CEO of Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches, the mentorship legacy program of world-renowned executive coach, Marshall Goldsmith. In…
Takeaways from Mckinsey's 2018 Women in the Workplace report

2018 McKinsey Report of Gender in the Workplace Showing More of the Same. Fed up yet? Me Too.

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Takeaways from Mckinsey's 2018 Women in the Workplace report: In what is widely considered the primary barometer for the state of gender equity in the workforce, McKinsey’s annual report of gender…
Accelerate Your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Accelerate Your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

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Why do so many D&I initiatives fail to achieve meaningful results, and how can you be certain that your strategy is successful? With a few simple tools, you can gain…

Creating (and Winning!) the Case For Change: Webinar Presented by National Diversity Council

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Do you ever wonder how you could better articulate the case for diversity and inclusion in your company? Creating the case for change can be a challenge, but with a…

Metrics That Matter: Webinar Presented by NDC

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Metrics That Matter is part two in the four-part diversity and inclusion webinar series "Champions of Change," taught by Denise Pirrotti Hummel, J.D. Presented by the National Diversity Council. Although…

Companies Losing $30 Billion Annually On Reverse Ageism – by Dan Negroni

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We know that making sweeping generalizations about any group of people being “lazy,” “unprofessional,” “unreliable,” or “narcissistic” is repugnant. Unless we are talking about the dreaded “M” word, Millennials. In…

Why Healthcare Innovation Often Fails

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Today, health systems require an increased focus on innovation to achieve their strategic goals. With major forces of change at play — including consumerism, retail healthcare, risk-shifting, new entrants, and…

Life Sciences Fireside Chat Program Recap

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Blog recap of Athena Life Sciences Special Interest Group program: Fireside Chat with notable women in science. Linda Strause, PhD and Sara Gilman, LMFT met because they both enjoy cycling. …

Women on Boards: Tips From Debra Reed, CEO, Sempra Energy

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On November 17th, I attended the 2020 Women on Boards Luncheon at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center in Los Angeles. I was fortunate to sit next to…

3 Behaviors That Accelerate Innovation

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To succeed, leaders of diverse organizations must create an inclusive environment that encourages new ideas. Many studies show that organizations with a diverse workforce out-perform more homogenous organizations. According to…

News: Syracuse University Students Protest Drop in Diversity

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse University is taking steps to address a 4 percent decrease in the number of students of color who enrolled this year. The class of 2020, whose…

Trends: Keep an Eye on Diverse Micro-Markets

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Black consumers are an underestimated force in the American economy, but not for long. A new Nielsen report on “the untold story” of black consumers, shows that as the black…

Trends: Emmy Awards Diversity Boom Reflects the Times

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Now we're talking! Among the milestones this year are Kenya Barris becoming the first solo African-American series creator to be nominated for comedy series, as well as Aziz Ansari and…

Speak Milk. Drink Wine. (Becoming a Global Citizen)

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My new book, "Speak Milk. Drink Wine." is now available here! Thrilled with the great reviews I'm receiving after having spent so much time and effort on this labor of…

Trends: San Diego Stats on Women & Veterans

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The San Diego Business Journal yesterday reported as follows: The San Diego area workforce has the highest percentage of millennials and veterans but the lowest percentage of women compared to…

High Tech: Diverse Ideation is Key to Accelerated Innovation

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"Tech giants in Silicon Valley are known for pursuing big ideas, changing the world through technology and, unfortunately, a fairly extreme lack of diversity. But at least one company is…

I = SD ÷ F.

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Congratulations go out to Clive Sirkin, rejoining the Kellog family.  He is off to an auspicious start and quoted as follows: "A diverse workforce is a critical driver for further…

Interview with Denise Hummel

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You have two books available.  One is called SPEAK MILK. DRINK WINE. BECOMING A GLOBAL CITIZEN and the other is called DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & CULTURE INTEGRATION: LESSONS OF AN EXPAT. …

News: Saatchi Chairman Has Resigned Following His Controversial Gender Diversity Remarks

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  Kevin Roberts was recently quoted as stating about women professionals, “Their ambition is not a vertical ambition, it’s this intrinsic, circular ambition to be happy. So they say: ‘We…

I hire people who I know will challenge me …

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It's scary to hire people with a voice - particularly when they are pushing up against prevailing thought, but doing so can reduce risk and propel innovation. The intersection of…