Color-Blind Diversity: Why this Approach is Detrimental to Organizations and How to Turn That Around

Many people think that racism ended in 1965. Many define the word racist as someone who holds a conscious dislike of people because of race. Both of these beliefs are untrue.

How Setting Ambitious Sales Goals can Backfire and How to Turn that Around

In every company, sales is of critical importance to reach performance objectives set by management. Sales serves as the fuel that propel companies to achieve their financial and strategic objectives. As a result, the role of salespeople represent a pivotal one in most organizations. However, more often that not, sales goals tend to be overly-ambitious. And many times, it’s not the personality, dedication, work ethic, or the level of commitment the salesperson demonstrates that prevents sales goals from being accomplished, but macro-environmental factors that hinder goals from being achieved.

Building a Strong Diversity Climate at Work

Companies that have more diverse teams have 19% higher revenue. Inclusive companies are 1.7 times more likely to be innovation leaders in their market. 67% of job seekers said a diverse workforce is important when considering job offers. Racially and ethnically diverse companies outperform industry norms by 35%. However, there are only five black CEOs on the 2020 list of Fortune 500 companies, there are more CEOs who are named David than there are CEOs who are women, minority applicants continue to delete reference from their race in their resumes, and nearly half of LGBTQ Americans haven't come out at work.

10 Things I Would’ve Wanted to Learn Earlier in My Life:

Reflection is one of the most powerful and transformative powers we have within us. To reflect means is to think deeply, honestly, and personally about something that has impacted our lives in some shape or form. Reflection empower us to learn from our mistakes, grow as a person, and help others all while encouraging a happier life - as it enables us to think about what we’ve done right and what we could’ve done better and focus on our personal growth and development.

What Corporate Social Responsibility Should Really Be About

The coronavirus has brought great uncertainty about what the future will look like. Companies are unsure about what getting life ‘back to normal’ truly means. Times like these, where uncertainty and anxiety are taking over communities, businesses, and other organizations, reveal to us which organizations are the ones that are going a step further to lead the way and show up for their communities when they need them the most. As a result, addressing corporate social responsibility has become the focal point revolving around the business world.

How Chobani Wins in Business by Giving Back

Chobani, the leading yogurt brand in America, has transformed yogurt into one of the most popular and fashionable foods. The brand’s healthy, natural, people-focused business has won the hearts (and tummies) of customers. By substituting artificial additives with natural ingredients, Chobani has disrupted the yogurt industry in America. Even though Chobani’s products represent a remarkable, tasty, and healthy food option, it’s not that which makes Chobani stand out.

A Lean Journey: Amazon’s Relentless Pursuit of Customer Satisfaction

Before Amazon even delivered its first package, its founder and CEO Jeff Bezos had a clear objective that has driven the company till this day. In an interview made on July 1999, Jeff Bezos said: “If there is one thing Amazon.com is about, is obsessive attention to the customer experience, end to end. What matters to me is that we provide the best customer service.” Amazon’s customer-obsessive philosophy has played a key role in helping the e-commerce giant become who they are today.

How The Coca-Cola Company Exemplarily Embodies Diversity and Inclusion

The Coca-Cola Company is a beverage retailer, manufacturer, and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. The company offers more than 500 brands in over 200 countries. Globally, The Coca-Cola Company is the number 1 provider of sparkling beverages, juices, and ready-to-drink coffees. From one iconic drink, The Coca-Cola company has evolved into a total beverage company that people around the world can enjoy.