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Insclusive Leader
April 19, 2019

How Fair Is American Society?

They found that Americans think our society is much fairer in terms of how wealth and income are shared across racial groups than what the numbers indicate. These overly optimistic perceptions may help explain why the wealth and income gaps persist.
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Insclusive Leader
April 16, 2019

Microsoft to employees: "If you are not helping to create an inclusive culture..."

Microsoft is overhauling how it investigates HR disputes
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Insclusive Leader
April 8, 2019

Privileged by Kyle Korber Wow

Powerful article written by NBA basketball player, Kyle Korber.
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Insclusive Leader
March 30, 2019

Article: Create a workplace where everyone feels comfortable speaking up

A key component of employee satisfaction is feeling like your voice is valued. Well, here at SunShower, we’ve been not only saying that for more than a dozen years, we’ve offered workshops and training materials you can use to conduct your own workshops.
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Insclusive Leader
March 13, 2019

Lawyers Are Uniquely Challenging Audience for Anti-Bias Training

Here at SunShower, we offer a variety of unconscious bias training ~ classroom training, online streaming and elearning courses.
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Insclusive Leader
March 12, 2019

9 Non-Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women (spoof)

Are some men so insecure that many women have to throttle back their power?
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Insclusive Leader
March 12, 2019

Article: Listen Up, White Men

This article calls out men, white men, to step up for inclusion. Diversity’s happening. The US population, and the workplace, is diversifying.
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Insclusive Leader
March 12, 2019

Inclusive practices are a model for innovation

Diverse and inclusive business practices increase a business' bottom line—better perspectives make for better products and better products make for happier customers.
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Insclusive Leader
March 12, 2019

Inclusiveness is THE leadership quality you need to cultivate

I see inclusiveness as an art. It’s the music of your workplace and if you’re really inclusive, you can follow that music from everyday encounters into the behaviors and performance reviews.
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Insclusive Leader
March 12, 2019

The illusion of inclusion

True inclusion must take into consideration context to determine whether it is successful.
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Insclusive Leader
January 29, 2019

IMPLICIT BIAS

In the context of criminal justice and community safety, implicit bias has been shown to have significant influence in the outcomes of interactions between police and citizens.
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Insclusive Leader
January 29, 2019

The facial recognition software ... couldn't 'see' her dark-skinned face unless she put on a white mask

MIT grad student Joy Buolamwini was working with facial analysis software when she noticed a problem: the software didn't detect her face -- because the people who coded the algorithm hadn't taught it to identify a broad range of skin tones and facial structures.
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Insclusive Leader
January 12, 2019

Accent Bias ~ article in Forbes

Research has shown that we tend to unconsciously group people into a specific social class and prejudice against them based on their accents.
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Insclusive Leader
April 12, 2018

Howard Schultz says Starbucks manager showed her own ‘unconscious bias’

The white Starbucks manager who called 911 on two African American men last week is no longer with the company, with Starbucks’s executive chairman saying the manager likely acted on her own “unconscious bias” when she decided to involve the police.
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Insclusive Leader
February 6, 2018

How Unconscious Bias Affects the Hiring Process

Conscious and unconscious bias prevents candidates of particular races and those who lack certain characteristics from getting hired.
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Insclusive Leader
November 22, 2017

Ouch! workshop at Iowa State

A recent study at the University of Cincinnati showed that Ouch! trainings work: 82% of trainees reported that they had already used the Ouch! skills in their workplace interactions and personal lives within 3 months.
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Insclusive Leader
November 16, 2017

UNCONSCIOUS BIAS: A FILMMAKER’S CHALLENGE

How to make visible something that’s invisible and unconscious?
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Insclusive Leader
October 10, 2017

Powerful video - similar to Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts

In Real Life is a social experiment that shows what happens when online bullying is taken offline.
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Insclusive Leader
September 8, 2017

Perhaps one of the men here would like to make it.

It really does happen like this, although not as obviously.
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Insclusive Leader
August 18, 2017

What the Science Actually Says About Gender Gaps in the Workplace

Many people — even smart, science-minded ones — have asserted that biological differences can explain the gender gap in math, engineering, and science.
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Insclusive Leader
August 9, 2017

Google Was Right to Fire the Memo Writer

After watching the Google video and reading the Google UB work, it's clear that they are committed to bringing awareness to the problem.
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Insclusive Leader
July 26, 2017

Using Gamification to Uncover Unconscious Biases in the Workplace

Gamification may provide a way to make an impact and spread awareness in a safe and nonthreatening way.
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Insclusive Leader
July 18, 2017

Yikes! Is Your Investigator More Biased Than You Think?

The topic of unconscious bias is often cited when considering ways companies can improve their diversity and inclusion efforts by recruiting and retaining diverse talent.
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Insclusive Leader
July 12, 2017

New article: Disrupting Bias Critical

We can understand how educating staff about bias can be helpful, but the new model helps us recognize that simply teaching people about bias or offering training isn’t enough.
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Insclusive Leader
May 8, 2017

Watch this amazing inclusion video

A wonderful and moving video about true inclusion.
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