How Organizations Can Support Employees Through This Election

We’re just a few days away from the presidential election, and I’ve been thinking a lot about what that means for organizations that are striving to be anti-racist and anti-oppressive. I’ve seen all kinds of affirmations on social media and in various articles that it’s okay to feel, it’s okay to be overwhelmed, and it’sContinue reading “How Organizations Can Support Employees Through This Election”

How Approvals and Feedback Undermine Diversity

The other day, I was having a conversation with a dear friend. He’s in email marketing, which, in most organizations, is one of those roles mired in approvals. Everyone thinks they can write marketing emails well, and everyone’s got an opinion about it. Also, the work involved is grossly underestimated – “It’s just an email.Continue reading “How Approvals and Feedback Undermine Diversity”

Supervisors, Ditch the Parenting

My journey as a supervisor began long before I supervised anyone. New to the workforce, I was excited to learn and be independent, to feel valued. It didn’t take long to realize that in my entry level role, I wasn’t invited to contribute beyond the tasks required of my position. Someone like me was supposedContinue reading “Supervisors, Ditch the Parenting”