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June 18, 2021

Misconceptions on Merit – Diversity Doesn’t Lower the Bar, It Raises It!

Misconceptions on Merit  Merit implies a sense of deserving or worthiness. We often view merit as something earned or based on past behavior or achievement.…
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June 4, 2021

Slow and Steady Wins the Race. Or Does It? A Lack of Urgency for DE&I

The Speed of Change What is the best approach to change? Is it to move quickly and jump into action or should we pause and…
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May 6, 2021

From the Inside Out – Authenticity to Inclusion

Sniffing Out Sincerity It’s pretty easy to spot inauthenticity. Even children as young as three begin to make assessments about a person’s trustworthiness based on…
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April 22, 2021

It’s Not What You Say But How You Say It – Socioeconomics and Hiring

How much can we really tell about someone within the first few moments of meeting them? Apparently, a lot. A Yale study demonstrated "that people…
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April 8, 2021

Does Intuition Equal Bias?

Many times, the conclusions we come to happen almost instantaneously. When something occurs instantaneously, we can be sure that unconscious factors are at play.  The…
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March 18, 2021

Should We Hire for Personality? Introverts, Extroverts, and Affinity Bias

Personality is what makes us who we are. It shapes how we view the world around us, how we interact with others, as well as…
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February 25, 2021

The Lost Art of Conducting Intentional Interviews

If you've been around a toddler lately, you are likely aware of their go-to question - "why?". Can you blame them? It's a good question.…
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December 17, 2020

Shrinking Our Blind Spots

As humans, we are boundedly rational. This means that we cannot think of every option or solution when faced with a choice. Technology allows us…
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December 11, 2019

Inclusion – Not my job. But isn’t it?

Inclusion - Not my job. But isn’t it? As the economy expands and contracts, our teams will typically follow the same pattern, and we expect…
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December 11, 2019

The words we use matter!

Goldman Sachs discovers words really do matter!   “...we talk about whether the candidate was aggressive enough to do the job—we removed this word from our…
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