Recording & Handout – An Unscripted & Comfortable Conversation About Race in The Workplace

Have you had questions about workplace anti-racism but been afraid to ask? As a person of colour, have you ever been asked you were in the ‘right’ room? Have you ever witnessed racism and sat on your hands? This is your chance to ask and learn more. Microaggressions, tone policing, code-switching, privilege and implicit bias - they’re all on the table. Join us for answers to your real questions. Pauline Greenidge and Steve Armstrong invite you to watch the recording - “Unscripted: A Comfortable Conversation About…

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I participated in racism because I didn’t say anything. How you can be courageous enough to say something.

Before you read the article below, I wanted to frame the post with this personal note: Many know I served as an infantryman in the Canadian Army. Years ago, on a training exercise, we had soldiers from another unit attached to us, one of which was an Inuit from Nunavik (Northern Quebec). His section commander seemed like a good soldier and appeared to be very good at his job, but to be clear, he was a terrible human being and a racist. Why? Several times I…

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Don’t Be Satisfied After Your Thanksgiving Turkey … Take The 7 Step Leadership Checkup

Robert Hartley is the Head Coach of the Calgary Flames. A rookie member of the Flames had a great game and scored his first NHL goal. Asked by a reporter if he was happy for that player’s big night, I recall him responding: Of course I am happy for all of my players when they have a good game, but I am never satisfied! Do you know when I feel satisfied? When I am all fat & full and sleepy after a huge turkey dinner. I…

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