Cal Newport

How to Connect in a Reconnected World—with Cal Newport

Overnight, technology essentially became our only means of communication. Face to face interactions – meetings, conferences, networking –  were immediately replaced with Zoom coffees, happy hours and team meetings. It took adjustment, but we adapted. Now, as we re-emerge and navigate a new normal,  many are struggling to reconnect outside of the confines of their […]

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Vernā Myers

How to Be an Inclusive Communicator: 10 Tips from Vernā Myers

Communication is easy—if you’re talking to yourself, says Vernā Myers, bestselling author, TED speaker, and Vice President for Inclusion Strategy at Netflix. But when it involves other people, it can be a good deal less easy—especially for those seeking to be inclusive communicators. So here are 12 tips from Myers that can help: Being an […]

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Female professional making a video call in office

Courageous Conversations: Skills for the Brave New World of Work

As a nation we find ourselves at a tipping point around race, gender and power. So, how do we mobilize and ensure positive change within our work lives and communities? Trish Foster and Yaro Fong-Olivares from Bentley University join us to offer actionable tools for having courageous conversations – dialogue that is reciprocal, respectful, compassionate, […]

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Charmaine McClarie

An Executive Coach Shares Her Hard-Won Insights into Finding Your Voice, and Strength, in 2020

One truth about tumultuous times like these is that it can be difficult to get a sense of perspective—the kind that allows you to take a bigger view than the day’s headlines and begin to find your voice, your strength, and your role in a changing world. That’s why, this month, we are happy to […]

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M. Tamra Chandler

Feedback Doesn’t Have to Hurt—with M. Tamra Chandler

Many of our beliefs and ideas about feedback are incorrect and counterproductive and have been long distorted by our experiences. Feedback doesn’t have to be a dirty word that brings up feelings of self-doubt. Our ability to give and receive feedback can take our productivity to another level, especially with the added complexities of communication […]

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From L to R: Elisabeth Michaels, Sun Yen Cumby, Jocelyn Chen, and Ruth Bram

The Q&A: Empowering Women at Facebook

From L to R: Elisabeth Michaels, Strategy & Operations Manager; Sun Yen Cumby, Supply Chain Manager; Jocelyn Chen, Strategic Sourcing Manager, Contract Manufacturing; and Ruth Bram, Game Producer. Not pictured: Michelle Tanaka, Technical Program Manager.   Q: You are part of a volunteer group dedicated to empowering women at Facebook. Please tell us about that. […]

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Jesmyn Ward

Giving Voice to All with “Sing, Unburied, Sing” Author Jesmyn Ward

Get up close and personal with two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In this episode of Women Amplified, we explore writing as a vehicle to give a voice to others past and present. Ward’s powerful insights, however, go far beyond writing instruction. Her words serve as an important reminder that we have a responsibility […]

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Dr. Tiffany Jana | Self-Paced Online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Learning

To aid individuals and organizations in developing a better understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), Dr. Tiffany Jana—author, speaker, and founder and CEO of TMI Consulting, a diversity and inclusion management consulting company, is offering her best-in-class trainings as an interactive, introspective, and self-paced online academy. Take action now to educate yourself! Available Courses […]

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