35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say: Surprising Things We Say That Widen the Diversity Gap
Date: April 2016
Duration: 2 hours 49 minutes
"Have you ever heard yourself or someone else say:
"Some of my best friends are… (Black, White, Asian, etc.)"?
"I don''t think of you as… (Gay, Disabled, Jewish, etc.)"?
"I don''t see color, I''m colorblind"?
These statements and dozens like them can build a divide between us and the people we interact with. Though well-intended, they often widen the diversity gap sometimes causing irreparable harm personally and professionally.
If you've ever wanted to be more effective in your communication with others, or have been afraid of saying the wrong thing, then this concise guide is essential to becoming more inclusive and diversity-smart.
A powerful diversity training tool from one of the most respected diversity trainers.
"Good intentions are not enough in this well written, down to earth, no blame, insightful book. If you ever found yourself unsure of what to say, then this book will provide you valuable tools to be more effective every day."
—Judith H. Katz, ED. D.
Executive Vice President, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.
"Our success and future prosperity as a people and a nation is dependent on our understanding and responding to each other with wisdom and compassion. This book shows you how."
Author of Psychology and Achievement and Goals!