Tom Bourdon was one of three DE&I experts who conceived the Pandemic Resource Guide, created during the COVID-19 pandemic to highlight the very best practices to establish a culture of inclusivity for employees, customers, business partners and stakeholders. Bourdon served as co-editor and contributor, and helped mobilize over 20 additional DE&I professionals to take part … More COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide: Remote Work
I recently facilitated a Diversity & Inclusion strategic planning session and kicked off the convening with a typical run through of ground-rules/safe-space/brave-space/call-them-what-you-want guidelines. You likely know the drill… this is where participants are encouraged to use ‘I’ statements, respect confidentiality, step-forward/step-back, etc. I always ask if participants want to offer any additional suggestions, and on … More Did you really just say that?!