Diane Stafford

Diversity Diva

Style can hide message

The diversity of dealing with people who speak up and out versus the people who have to be pulled into the conversation openly affects every workplace. Communication style can be a river to cross.

Time for taking a deeper look

As strange as it may seem, Black History Month is one of the hardest topics for me to speak about. It’s a complicated topic about a still necessary educational tool. In the workplace, honoring it has always been an awkward addition, in part because it’s not an “ethnic celebration” revolving around food and fun.