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Podcast Episode #129: "Top Unintentional Innovation Inhibitors That Threaten Your Bottom Line" - an Interview with Gavriella Schuster

allies exclusion innovation Apr 13, 2023

Top Unintentional Innovation Inhibitors That Threaten Your Bottom Line

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the extraordinary Gavriella Schuster (DE&I Advocate, Global Business Executive, Board Director, Strategic Advisor, and Former Corporate Vice President at Microsoft), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • 00:00:02 - The Importance of Allyship in Creating a Culture of Inclusion
  • 00:03:31 - The Importance of Inclusion in Times of Economic Uncertainty
  • 00:06:27 - Being an Intentional Ally in the Workplace
  • 00:09:36 - Taking Action as an Ally Through the A.L.L.I.E.S. Acronym -- Six Actions That You Can Take When You Recognize That Somebody May be Excluded
  • 00:12:35 - Speaking up in the Moment to Create Change
  • 00:15:40 - Becoming an Ally in High-Level Meetings
  • 00:18:50 - Lifting Up Others: Practical Ways to Be an Ally at Work
  • 00:21:46 - Gavriella Schuster’s A.L.L.I.E.S. Training Course Explanation

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Bully in the Boardroom?

allies bully marginalized Nov 07, 2020

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Bully in the Boardroom?

Whether it’s in the highest court in the land, the corporate boardroom, or any other room, most of us have experienced bullying, implicit or explicit, at some time in our career. With the current political climate, it’s not a stretch to say that it is likely to get worse before it gets better.

This hit to company culture is expensive because it causes physical and emotional collateral (difficulty sleeping, higher stress, anxiety, insomnia, high blood pressure and depression which translates into more sick time, increased healthcare and lower productivity) which in turn makes bullying financially costly as well, says Holly Wintermute of the Fisher Phillips law firm.

A study by the online employment service, Monster, found that about 90% of workers have been bullied at their place of employment. As if this isn’t bad enough, imagine if you are someone who is marginalized or double marginalized.

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