Diversity Diva

Diversity Diva

Separate the messenger from the message

Lately, in several personal situations and in national controversies, I’m seeing an increasingly annoying tendency to conflate the messenger with the message. But stop that. Stop it right now. Stop getting hung up and distracted by who delivers the message.

Diversity Diva

The passing year provided many lessons about diversity

As we look at a year almost over, we usually look at the forks in the road to determine what different routes we could have taken. When looking at national events, and thinking about diversity lessons to learn, there usually are many significant opportunities. A few observations and suggestions based on how 2014 presented itself.

Diversity Diva

Racial tensions, callous reactions an unnerving mix

Usually this column tries to give pragmatic, fair advice on how to deal with differences in the workplace. But these days my heart is heavy and my mind is clouded with the pains I see in our society as we clash. And clash hard. So I’d like to share some more personal thoughts on what these days look like from my vantage point. If there is any advice in it, maybe it’s just hearing someone else’s vulnerabilities.

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