Inclusive Leader Profile: Laura Clise on “Spend Like It Matters”

Inclusive Leader Profile: Laura Clise on “Spend Like It Matters” As referenced in my last blog, Eddie and I have been incredibly fortunate over the course of our careers to work with many outstanding leaders. These leaders have consistently modeled behavior that have shaped our own inclusive leadership style. A leadership style that inspires and […]

Ed Salcedo on Inclusive Leadership

Ed Salcedo on Inclusive Leadership By Jonathan Stutz (he/him/his) My coauthor, Eddie Pate, and I have been incredibly fortunate over the course of our careers to work with many outstanding leaders. These leaders have consistently modeled behavior that have shaped our own inclusive leadership style. A leadership style that inspires and motivates our people and […]

Who’s In Your Kitchen?​

Who’s In Your Kitchen? In memory of inclusive leader Peggy Joan Maxie By Jonathan Stutz (he/him/his)   When you entertain at home, who are the folks congregating in your kitchen (as they always seem to do)? It’s a question I routinely pose during my Inclusive Leadership training sessions. This thought exercise arose from Martin Luther King […]

How ID&E Benefits White Men — and Everyone Else Too!​

How ID&E Benefits White Men — and Everyone Else Too!​ In most western countries, white men are the most privileged, have the most power and most status of any group in the society. According to the most recent data from the Pew Research Center, white men in the US dominate leadership roles in the top […]

10 Steps to Inclusive 1:1 Meetings

10 Steps to Inclusive 1:1 Meetings Creating an inclusive culture begins with you. Leaders who consistently exhibit inclusive leadership behavior can develop high performing teams that achieve their goals and objectives while enjoying a meaningful connection to one another. As a leader one of the most valuable tools you can employ is the 1:1 meeting […]

“Onliness” and the Power of Connection

“Onliness” and the Power of Connection The isolation from friends, family, and co-workers caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the critical importance of our human connections. Loneliness and mental health issues caused by this isolation can be as devastating as COVID-19 itself. This historical event has given so many of us a new opportunity […]

How to Increase Diversity and Productivity – Lessons from COVID-19

How to Increase Diversity and Productivity – Lessons from COVID-19 There are many lessons to learn from the past nine months and going forward, there’s opportunity for companies to increase both the diversity of their teams and productivity by allowing employees to work from the location of their choosing. Employees are demonstrating consistently higher levels of […]