“Mini” Strategic Planning

Strategic planning can be daunting, especially for small businesses, non-profit organizations, companies with a limited budget to hire an outside consultant to assist with the effort, or for anyone who just doesn’t have the (perceived) requisite experience.  Don’t let...

The Non-Linear Nature of Organizational Change

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a client who is focused on transforming the organizational culture of their workplace. The goal was to transform into a more communicative and transparent environment.  The process started by completing many...

Cultural Competence Starts with Cultural Humility

One of my favorite quotes by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is from a speech he made at Cornell College in 1962.  He so eloquently stated: “People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t...

The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Fellowship Program

During a speech at Cornell College in 1962, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr stated: “People fail to get along because they fear each other. They fear each other because they don’t know each other. They don’t know each other because they have not communicated with...

The Evolving DEI Framework

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of strategies to organize DEI efforts.  Prior to my work with the Global Ties Network over the last two years, I developed a 7-part framework. This framework positions singular organizations for an evolving DEI framework journey. ...

Organizational Culture Improvement With DEI

The work of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within organizational culture structures must be an ongoing focus. To ensure fair and equitable organizational environments that also accurately reflect and promote the diversity of our country, we can never consider this...