18 Jan 2020

The 7 hidden biases keeping you from getting hired
I just got back from filming a video about inclusive hiring practices, and along the way I had some great conversations with folks about the biases that come into play during hiring that don’t get talked about as often as race and gender. People make all kinds of assumptions and snap judgments about job candidates based on their unconscious and even acknowledged biases, and it keeps them...

11 Jan 2020

Kindness on the Fly
I’ve been traveling incessantly these past few months, spending hours in airports and hotels and zipping around by train, plane and automobile. I’ve always been fascinated by how human beings approach travel, and what it reveals about who we are and how we choose to show up in the world. Many of us are not at our best when we’re traveling—to say the least. Like, if someone was followi...

10 Jan 2020

Connect with people that are not like you, so that you can be more aware of what their life is like so you don’t miss them! Vernā teaches us that we must notice difference in order to create opportunities and move diversity forward. We have to notice who isn’t included at the table so that we can make room for them at the table. She teaches “difference conscious” and “differ...