How to Manage Your Team in Times of Political Trauma by Michelle Kim

There’s a lot of talks about creating an inclusive workplace culture. We attend workshops, watch webinars, bring in guest speakers, implement less bias-prone recruiting processes… but can we truly create an inclusive experience if our direct managers fail to behave in an inclusive, equitable way?

No matter how much the company’s careers page touts its commitment to diversity and inclusion, if the company fails to empower its managers to actually behave as inclusive and equity-conscious leaders, change won’t be felt.

When we encourage our teams to “bring their whole selves to work” — remember that this includes acknowledging how their lives are impacted by forces outside the office. And just another surface level “unconscious bias training” isn’t going to cut it.

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