An Experiment in Virtual Team Building

I had what I thought was a really good, fun idea.  I organized a virtual cooking class for the CultureSync team.  I had multiple agendas—mostly driven by our values.  As with any good team building…

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Mitigating Bias in the Age of Remote Working

I am taking an uncomfortable look at how my biases show up and I am actively working on noticing and changing my own biased behavior by following a process. Pre-Covid, I was the captain of…

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Hey Guys!

Words are incredibly powerful. We can choose our words carefully, yet the impact of our terms can cause harm. We might choose our words ignorantly and inadvertently say something offensive. Language is ever-evolving. Year by…

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Reflections from a White Guy on a DEI Panel

My World Turned Upside Down “We are going to record the panel discussion today.” These were the scariest words I’d heard in a long time. I have two high-school age daughters at home, we’re in…

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The Trust Bank: Five Stages of Trust

Leaders need to build their capacity to trust and their ability to inspire trust in others.  There are five stages of trust. Assess yourself and your team and use the tips below to start building…

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