The Insider Outsider Podcast
30. Belonging in The Workplace

30. Belonging in The Workplace

May 6, 2022

A sense of belonging in the workplace is key to employee and organizational success. In this podcast, Julia Taylor Kennedy, Executive Vice President and Lead Researcher at Coqual, and Michael Collins, WMFDP | FDP Global consultant discuss the findings of Coqual's report on The Power of Belonging.

29. DEI, Disability & Ableism

29. DEI, Disability & Ableism

April 18, 2022

Disability and ableism are elements of DEI that often live in the shadows of other workplace inclusion initiatives. Today’s podcast guests Karen LaVeck, Keith Blocker and Mark Havens provide wisdom from a wide range of experiences in DEI and disability work.

28. Leading With Heart | The McCain DEI Leadership Project

28. Leading With Heart | The McCain DEI Leadership Project

February 1, 2022

What does it mean to lead with heart in the DEI space? Senior leaders Jillian Moffat and Kerry Hunnius from McCain Foods share how what started as a DEI leadership project turned into a transformative personal journey towards building greater inclusion in both their workplaces and communities.

27. Mental Health, DEI and the Workplace— an HR Perspective

27. Mental Health, DEI and the Workplace— an HR Perspective

November 23, 2021

Mental health is an essential, yet often ignored, part of building inclusive and equitable workplaces. Esteemed HR professionals Susan Schmitt Winchester, Suni Lobo and Jonathan TranPham share compelling insight into these essential intersections.

26. Say My Name Correctly: A Simple Practice for Greater Inclusion

26. Say My Name Correctly: A Simple Practice for Greater Inclusion

August 11, 2021

Nga Vương-Sandoval is a proud Việtnamese refugee, a TEDx Presenter, and the Refugee Congress Delegate in her home state of Colorado. Fiona Swee-Lin Price, based in Australia, is author of Success with Asian Names and the Director of Globalise Consulting. In this episode, Nga and Fiona discuss how the correct pronunciation of names creates a greater sense of belonging and honors personal identities.

25. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Journey from a White Male Executive’s Perspective

25. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Journey from a White Male Executive’s Perspective

June 27, 2021

Darrin Tulley talks about his experiences with WMFDP learning labs and how they impacted his leadership while he was a senior executive at Mass Mutual. Darrin is the founder of Ignite Happy and author of the upcoming book Live Your Possible.

24. Integrating Somatic and Trauma Informed Approaches into DEI

24. Integrating Somatic and Trauma Informed Approaches into DEI

June 3, 2021

Oni Marchbanks and Staci Haines discuss why it is important to bring a trauma informed and somatic perspective into the facilitation of DEI work. Oni is an anti-racism educator and the owner of Equity by Design and co-partner of Equity Asks.  Staci co-founded generative somatics, founded generationFIVE, and is the author of The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice. 

23. Latino | Hispanic Identities: Sharing Cultural Differences and Commonalities

23. Latino | Hispanic Identities: Sharing Cultural Differences and Commonalities

May 27, 2021

We explore the myriad ways in which the Latino and Hispanic identities are lived, expressed and experienced with WMFDP consultants Maria Martinez, Amalia Alarcon Morris and Mauricio Valadrian, with backgrounds spanning Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Columbia.

22. Executive Order 13950 Banning Racial Awareness Training: The NAACP LDF’s Response

22. Executive Order 13950 Banning Racial Awareness Training: The NAACP LDF’s Response

May 13, 2021

Jin Hee Lee, from the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund and Chris Hollinger, a lawyer at O’Melveny & Myers were on the front lines responding to the September 2020 Executive Order 13950 Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. They recount why it was, and continues to be, vital for us all to challenge measures that curtail inclusion and equity.

21. Talking about Polarizing Topics

21. Talking about Polarizing Topics

April 26, 2021

How do we build connected communities of different people rather than communities that simply let different people in? That’s precisely what Essential Partners does. Adam Motenko, an associate at Essential Partners and founder of Coalescent Leadership, talks to us about how his organization designs and leads difficult conversations on polarizing topics. Tune in and visit WhatIsEssential.org for free tools and resources.

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