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 […]
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.
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 […]
- Women in construction: Building a Dream one Brick at a TimeMarch 3, 2021 - 1:22 am
Ever wonder what’s the story behind the women in construction? Traditionally, such a man’s job, why would women even think to go into it? Today, Tanzira Rashid, an 18 year-old studying Civil Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, shares her insight. Hold on to your seat! Zig Ziglar once said, “There’s no elevator […]