Posts By Aaron Epting
Diverse Representation at the Top: What Business Leaders Can Learn from the NBA and NFLCreating an inclusive and diverse workplace is critical to creating a positive culture and employee experience. Are you taking the right steps?
Part 4: Are You Training Without a Train? Ways to Bring Your DEI Goals to LifeDEI training can be a spark for change, but it must be oriented within a larger story and tie to organization-wide efforts.
PART 3: Unconscious Bias Efforts: Education Infused with EmpathyFor organizations to create the connections that mitigate unconscious bias, focus on empathy. Here are three actions to take.
Prone to Bias? Stop, Drop, and Roll!Eradicating the impact of bias from the workplace isn't easy. The first step is resetting our unconscious bias goals and setting achievable measures of success.
I’m Biased. So What? Why Unconscious Bias Training Doesn’t WorkUnconscious bias training doesn't work. Here are three reasons bias trainings often fail and what we propose doing differently.
DEI in 2021: Slow Your Roll and Act With UrgencyIn many cases, the flurry of DEI-related activity in 2020 has been healthy, productive, and long overdue. If you're struggling with creating a diverse, more equitable, and more inclusive organization, read on for tips and strategic advice to help you on this journey.
My COVID-19 Mentality – Sprint or Marathon?My mindset can’t be that of a marathon runner or a sprinter during these uncertain times. Instead, I think we should embrace an interval training mentality.
What Does It Really Mean to Create an Inclusive Culture?Over the past 20 years, we have seen a proliferation of diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts in organizations. In some cases, the efforts have paid off.
Decision Making: Embracing the ANDAvoiding the Tyranny of the OR is difficult. It requires a mindset that rejects the pervasive polarization of society and instead sees new possibilities
Six Actions to Mitigate Implicit BiasLearn about six actions that can make a real difference when you are trying to mitigate implicit bias in your personal life or in your organization.
Implicit Bias – Acknowledging I Am BiasedThree ways to take the tough step of acknowledging bias that organizations can take to move from awareness to acknowledgment.
Implicit Bias – Becoming Aware Through Personal ConnectionsAwareness is the first step in decreasing the effects of implicit bias. Here are three recommendations to help create the conditions that foster dialogue.
Implicit Bias – What Is the Goal of Starbucks’ Training Effort?What kind of impact does the recent news of Starbucks have on our understanding of the implicit bias is pervasive in our country and how can we change it.
More deeply rooted thinking
Sharing Your Stories Builds High-Performing Teams
The elevation to high performance took a major leap by understanding and appreciating each other’s stories.
The Thirteen Key Behaviors of High-Performance Teams
When a senior team makes behavioral ground rules or behavioral expectations like this for the team as a whole and for each member individually, they’ll be well on their way to high performance