Jean started listening to Steve Kerr, coach of the Golden State Warriors, honing in on his leadership skills. She was blown away by his insights.
Dr. Pratt learned how to follow the whisper of the spirit, work within and without the system, address racism and sexism head on, and promote impactful diversity initiatives.
Brain fog is a trap we fall into when our emotional reaction to a negative experience keeps us frozen. If we don’t have tools to keep us moving, we get stuck where it hurts the most.
In today’s world, leadership is not about telling people what to do. Rod McCowan trains leaders to consider moral principles when making decisions.
Studies show the benefits of affirming our value, yet we hesitate to share these affirmations with others.
Victor Varnado, born with albinism, chose to beat the odds stacked against him in life by using his comedic skills to pursue his dreams.
The Gross National Happiness Index exists, and it works in Bhutan as well as other countries. Mike writes of his upcoming visit to Bhutan to see this phenomenon in action.
Sherra Aguirre speaks with Jean about the leadership role she took on in her community to promote changing the typical African American diet.
In June of 2023, the Supreme Court ruled against the use of affirmative action in college admission.
Ilana Redstone says the Certainty Trap happens when we have moral principles we are 100% sure of and shut out any objections to the contrary.
We realized my brother was gay when his photo was on the cover of Time magazine titled “The Homosexual in America”.
Elizabeth Melendez Fisher Good was burned out and ended up with a mission to address sex trafficking.
Research shows that groups who put in the effort to welcome diversity and promote inclusiveness may have more conflicts but are also more productive and innovative.
Joanna Cea and Jess Rimington wrote Beloved Economies: Transforming How We Work, that invites us to reimagine work and reimagine capitalism.
The most successful people in any field know how to seek the expertise of other successful people in order to improve themselves and their performance.
Dr. Melissa Ochoa has a few things to say about the word Latinx; mainly, she doesn’t like it. For one thing, it doesn’t work in Spanish. Hear what she proposes instead.
Unsung heroes are all around us. Many were women; in many cases, their work was known but men took the credit.
After George Floyd's murder, Ronald McDonald House-Houston wanted to make a difference for their staff and also their families across the world.
Journalist Talia Lavin began a social experiment aimed at understanding and exposing the White nationalist movement.
What happens when you lead with love? Helen Stagg talks about how making change starts with honest, respectful, direct, and open conversations.
What is the culture – police and American – that allows this to continue? What are the obstacles? What can we as individuals do about it?
When disaster inevitably strikes, what is your response? Wait for someone to fix it, dwell on the unfairness of it all? What do you need to move ahead?
It’s the new year, and we all have good intentions. What about our determination to stop procrastinating now?
May all your tomorrows be filled with peace, love, and joy.
What if you had no inner critic telling you you’re just not good enough? What if you learned to silence your inner critic? What could you accomplish?
To some Native American peoples, it’s a “day of mourning”; how can we still practice Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude?
Ethical behavior in corporations include anticorruption, sustainability, human rights, culture and behavior, and employee and stakeholder engagement.
The polarization in this country has grown so vast that words we use in common do not mean the same things. Is there any hope for bridging the divide?
Dina Gilio-Whitaker answers what would be lost if Indigenous people were completely assimilated into White society and if they would even be accepted?
As initiators of change, the ICTJ works with victims and survivors of massive human rights violations to hold those responsible to account.
Our online membership program, Pathfinders: Leadership for social and racial justice, uses the blog posts for members to read, reflect, and discuss.
Brian talks about the Baldrige framework, how it changed American business, and the need to hardwire equity and inclusion into business practices.
Jean talks about three common breakdowns in email communications, how to handle them to avoid rework, and reduce stress and anxiety in the workplace.
The California Reparations Task Force is seeking reparations to overcome the legacy of privileged whiteness and racism in this country.
We are living in turbulent times. What to do? How to cope? How are each of us in Leading Consciously coping?
Dr Bonnie McGill is on a mission to make indigenous people visible again.
Today’s guest blogger explores the meaning – both literally and emotionally – of finding your way through the profusion of labels and why they matter.
Jasmin has written about generational trauma and her own experiences with it as the child of American Black and Caribbean Black parents.
This post explores how "not changing much" in the past three years proved that I did, indeed, take some huge risks.
Dave's novel approach toward disrupting the school to prison pipeline and his ability to understand multiple cultures brings him to this interview.
More people at the societal level are questioning if the best person always wins. We’ll explore monopoly as meritocracy and what is truly best.
This discussion covers the roots of racism, who suffers from it, and what can be done about it. Spoiler: it’s not just people of color.
For Women’s Month, we wanted to share this blog for women everywhere who may have feared (as we have) that we are not good enough.
Dr. Kira Banks talks about her work with internalized oppression, what she calls appropriated racial oppression.
Stephen B. Karpman’s drama triangle represents a pattern of dysfunctional relationships. It can exist in domestic situations and in the workplace too.
Jean asks André Harris about his sickle cell, his experience with sexual assault, and his ability to thrive where others might have given up.
How did Afrophobia get started, what are the signs it actually exists, and, especially, what can we do about it?
Are you consumed by work? And how can you produce excellence without burning out? Francine Derby has a lot to say about it.