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How Implicit Racism Lurks in Corporate America & Why Disruptive Talent Innovation is a Must to Achieve Talent Equity and Maximize Talent ROI

As protests mounted around the country after the horrific witnessing of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police, American’s eyes were opened to the systematic oppression of brown and black people that have been present for hundreds of years in America. The narrative of the media is centered around the pervasive inequity of the …

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At 50: A Retrospective on Choosing Motherhood over Corporate Leadership

Yesterday morning, being Mother’s Day, my husband and kids asked where I wanted to go to celebrate. I told them I just wanted to stay home on that rainy day, and cocoon with them in our family room. I was in my PJs and I just wanted to relish my time with them. I had …

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YOU are the Only Antidote to these Uncertain Times. What Footprints Do You Choose to Leave?

What I know for sure is that each of us can choose what we take in from the outside world. Each of us has a choice to filter our world and create a life of our choice. We are not without control. And so this is my charge, my mission: To engender the BEST SELF and BELONGING in as many people as I can. I turn to you: What is your charge, in these times?

5 Questions to Pinpoint Your 2017 Career Goals

It’s January. Naturally, our human cycle likes beginnings and endings. So go with the flow: Make time this long holiday weekend to define your 2017 career goals! When we set life goals, we tend to be both excited and anxious: “I really hope that I will…” as well as “but what if it doesn’t pan out? I’ll be so …

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Ways to Help Students Cope with Post-Election Anxieties and Harassment

Last week, I was coaching an international alumni working in the US who asked me if she would be safe to work in the US even though she already has an H1-B visa. Will that change? What should she do? Should she expedite her permanent residency process? She was truly concerned. Another student I know, …

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A Leading CEO Who is Honest, Caring and Practical About Race in the Workplace

I had the wonderful pleasure of being a panelist at the Blue Cross Blue Shield “Racial Diversity in Today’s Workplace” event last week. While many leaders talk about their commitment to diversity and inclusion, I felt a deep sense of personal commitment when their CEO, Andrew Dreyfus gave his opening remarks. I found myself swelling …

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