Monsters Under The Bed – How To Remove The Bogey Man From Organizational Change

People Fear Change! Just like they fear monsters under the bed … or behind the closet door … or what lurks down those cellar steps. Why? Two reasons: We can't see what's there so our imagination fills in the blanks ... As kids we imagined monsters, as adults we don't like change so we imagine job loss, upset and disaster. Like a horror movie we know that the first person to go down those stairs is going to get killed ...Most of us have lived through…

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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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