Did you know there are more than 300,000 Asian-American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander U.S. veterans living today? Neither did I! For the 2021 observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Federal Asian Pacific Council (FAPAC) chose Advancing Leaders through Public Service as its theme, focusing on Asian Pacific Americans who are […]
Equal Pay Day caught us by surprise this year! Established to raise awareness of the gender pay gap, this symbolic day has historically been celebrated in April to show how far into the year a woman must work to match a man’s pay from the previous year. At first glance, an earlier observance in March […]
Phew! A lot has happened since our last Simply Good, which came out the day before the insurrection in the US Capitol. Since then we’ve seen our new administration take action after action to make progress for our country. A lot happened in January (does anyone else feel like it lasted for six months?). Now we’re […]
According to a survey by Gartner last year, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) have the potential to shake up the consumer experience. Gartner experts predicted that, by the end of 2020, more than 100 million people would buy from online stores based on experiences through Augmented Reality. It is still a bit too soon to say […]
Happy New Year! So far 2021 feels a lot like 2020, Volume 2. In prior years, we spent our Januaries starting new wellness routines and committing to writing that great American novel. This year, we’re just hoping to send our kids back to school or dine out without a mask. Yes, because of our current circumstances, our goals […]
What. A. Year. Of course, I don’t have to tell you that. We’ve all walked through a global pandemic, social unrest, economic crisis, and a highly-charged and divisive presidential election. When 2020 makes it into our history books, it will no doubt be a lengthy chapter. However, we get to choose what posture we’ll take […]
Biases, Butchered Decisions, and Poor Hiring Choices Oh MY! This week’s episode features Stacey Gordon, Founder and Chief Diversity Strategist of ReWork Work. Sometimes, do you ever think to yourself “throw the whole organization away!”? This week’s conversations center around the biases within the hiring, selection processes, DEI, and more.