This is the last episode in this "Leading in Crisis" series and I'm taking this opportunity to talk about the racial injustices that have resurfaced to headlines upon the George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery deaths, amongst countless others. Leaders, it’s about time to end the silence. How does race play a significant role in business and on our teams? What can we do? Where do we begin? Let’s talk about it.
We need to change how our behavior so that others will see that racism is not to be tolerated.
Topics you will learn in this episode:
[00:01 - 02:22] Racial Injustices and Equality
[02:23 - 05:57] What can you do on a micro-level?
[05:58 - 10:01] What can you do on a macro-level?
[10:02 - 16:05] How Prioritizing Diversity and Psychological Safety Can Make You A Great Leader
“I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” -Abraham Lincoln
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
“We need to break the boxes of prejudice and racism in this season. Because when people are put into boxes, we miss our ability to create a friend and an ally. We miss the ability to expand our hearts and our minds” -Natalie Born
“We need to change the way we behave so that others will see racism is not to be tolerated” -Natalie Born
“I believe stories change our perspective and stories change our heart” Natalie Born
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