Brand equity is a big buzzword in the business world. Brands like Apple are highly recognizable not just for what they sell but also for what they stand for. Today, all businesses strive to have that type of impact with their brands.
Diversity and Inclusion
It’s no secret that the corporate boardroom is still a “man’s world,” but we also know that diversity at every level of an organization is so impactful. And when it comes to getting more women on corporate boards, you won’t find many more passionate than today’s guest Jocelyn Mangan.
Listen as Kathryn Valentine shares the three main principles women should keep in mind as they’re negotiating, as well as the 9-step framework for helping her clients become amazing negotiators, and some fantastic resources to get you started.
After spending 10 years as a stay-at-home mom, Corina Burton felt as if she’d lost a part of herself. She rejoined the workforce and created two businesses but they just didn’t seem to fit. She didn’t quit. She kept going. Now she is the founder and owner of multiple successful businesses and she’s sharing how she did it.
So many people need a voice in this world that we’ve created. One of the most underserved communities, and one who may truly not have a voice to share their experience, are those who suffer from hearing loss. Janice Lintz is a fierce advocate for this group and is sharing her advice for taking your advocacy to a whole new level.
When you’re the only woman in the room, but especially the only woman of color in the room, do you have a responsibility to help others rise up? Some would say yes, others no, but for Sonia Zeledon, it is her passion to reach back and pull others forward.
Increasing equity and inclusion in the workplace begins with the understanding that they’re currently off balance. This realization doesn’t need to happen with those that are currently on the losing end, but instead with those who have the power to make a change.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion has definitely been making an impact, but has it been enough? Daphne Turpin Forbes is an attorney and woman of color who has spent her life advocating for diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Listen as she shares her story and why she feels true change starts with our leaders.
Not all professional associations are created equal but one thing is universal. For the most part, you get out of them what you put into them. Joel Stern has spent his career as in-house counsel for an insurance company but left to become the CEO of Namwolf, a professional association for women and minority lawyers.
Why is it important to start and engage in difficult conversations? Because without them change is impossible. Nassim Abdi spent 12 years as an educator in topics around diversity and inclusion and the intersections between gender, race, and other identities as they relate to systems of discrimination or disadvantage.