Our vocabularies and mental models are well-formed, often without realizing the biases that are built in. As a result, it is easy to unconsciously offend or exclude others.
Every day, we experience, see, or learn more about inequalities, injustice, flaws in human relations, racism, equity, and our hallmarks of governing.
Available now, the tips in this guide provide practical guidance to help you develop the key competencies of congregational leadership.
In every aspect of our lives, questions are powerful. Whether as a parent, friend, colleague, manager, leader, or coach, questions serve many purposes.
One challenge coaches face is shifting their own mindsets and behaviors. Try these 9 questions before responding to your client’s statements and responses.
Just like a great story has a beginning, middle and end, so does a coaching engagement. Here are 5 questions I ask clients at the end of a coaching engagement.
I’m frequently asked to offer guidance on becoming a successful graduate student. Here are 12 tips that I offer to prospective students.
Recently, I asked LinkedIn followers to share their recommendations for high impact books. Here are the top responses I received.
“Knowledge is only power if knowledge is put to the struggle for power. Changing minds is not a movement. Critiquing racism is not activism. Changing minds is not activism. An activist produces power and policy change, not mental change. If a person has no record of power or policy change, then that person is not an activist.” Kendi, 2019, How to
Diversity, equity, inclusion and justice are not new. The challenges of each have been present since (dare I say) the beginning of time. Thank goodness, that today there is a heightened awareness of the need to consciously, intentionally and proactively work to be inclusive, appreciate and leverage diversity, practice equity, and seek justice. Many social identities—e.g., race, gender, sexual orientation, religion,