Are You Talking About Your Salary?

Are You Talking About Your Salary?

We have been aware for a long time of discriminatory pay practices, yet confronting the issue is a challenge for many people. Tackling pay gaps that emerge out of bias rather than merit is an imperative for any employer, as I wrote about in my February eNewsletter....
Is There Kindness In Your Life?

Is There Kindness In Your Life?

This summer, the documentary film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” became the all time top-grossing domestic biographical documentary. My local favorite theater, Film Streams, held the film over repeatedly, but this is not what makes the film startling. Rather, it is what...
Curious Conversations at the Museum of Alternative History

Curious Conversations at the Museum of Alternative History

In a cultural moment of the fake and factual, trickery and truth, The KANEKO is hosting a summer exhibition “Reality,” which includes “The Museum of Alternative History.” The brainchild of artist, filmmaker, and educator Tim Guthrie, the Museum...
Do You Have The Courage To Confront Racial Bias?

Do You Have The Courage To Confront Racial Bias?

This week, Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores so around 175,000 staff could take part in racial bias training. Yes, Starbucks staff in one of the company’s Philadelphia stores acted egregiously after calling police who then arrested two black men who were simply...
High Performing Teams [cont.]

High Performing Teams [cont.]

I’ve written before about the vital role of conversation in enabling groups to transform from average to high performing teams (as in this article: Google’s Insight Into What Makes Teams Productive). Yet it seems to be a subject that bears repeating, given the ongoing...