Cross cultural mentoring relationships offer unique opportunities to broaden perspectives and reduce unconscious biases. Here’s how they work. Given the rapid changes in workforce demographics, understanding the potential challenges and opportunities created by a cross cultural mentoring relationship has become as critical as finding a compatible mentor. The Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring defines cross cultural […]
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About Anna Giraldo-Kerr
Anna Giraldo-Kerr is the CEO of Shades of Success, a Boston-based talent development and coaching organization with a focus on leadership development and cultural competence.
She is the author of the forthcoming book, Managing Micro Inequities: Small Actions, Big Impact, in which she breaks down the topic of micro inequities—also known as micro aggressions—and suggests techniques to effectively and sustainably minimize them.
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What is employee engagement? It is the alliteration du jour among business circles. It has been lauded as the solution to talent management and profitability challenges all in one. Why? The equation goes like this: Engaged employees equal higher corporate metrics. So, what is employee engagement, anyway? Although there are several descriptions that point to the […]
How do you wow people who are professional conference goers? How do you engage them, so they walk away feeling renewed, refreshed, uplifted and ready to try a new approach to their relationships? We might have found the secret sauce of a successful leadership event. Here we go… Three words come to mind: “surprise and […]