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Coaching for Cultural Competence

Cultural Competence is a key performance attribute of successful organizations and will become increasingly important in the future.  Coaching is the skill to make sure that your team consistently communicate and reinforce this agenda. DiversiPro has developed a program that includes both parts of the equation in one package – the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)... Read More

DiversiPro Coach Summer Newsletter

Finally, summer has arrived and we're well into baseball season now, but it's time to make some change ups and sharpen those skills. Draft Picks DiversiPro is now an Associate Member of the ITAP International Alliance Network, an integrated network of cooperative companies.  This relationship will add exciting new capabilities that will create even more... Read More

RoadMap 2030: View from the Private Sector

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6OKbHbhrIk] The business community has been dealing with issues of diversity for many years, with many successes to show for their efforts. What can the public sector learn from business about collaborating with diverse communities, and leveraging the talent, resources and networks of these communities? And in what ways can public policy around diversity support... Read More

Defining Moments?

Culture is defined as a system of values, beliefs, attitudes, traditions, and standards of behavior that govern the organization of people into social groups and regulate both individual and group behaviour. The unfolding events and the collective grieving of Americans (particularly those living in Tucson, Arizona) and Canadians (those living in Toronto), is a reminder... Read More

Democratic Engagement

One definition of a movement is an ongoing, informal group action that's inspired by a passionately shared idea and directed toward positive change. I believe such a "movement" is taking place and it will counteract the negative, destructive and divisive rhetoric that's sweeping across the United States, Europe and Canada. It involves empathetic individuals who are dedicated to... Read More

Unhealthy Workplaces

In his book Modern Madness: The Hidden link between Work and Emotional Conflict, Douglas Labier asks some fundamental questions about the relationship between the mental health of employees and the health of organizations in which they work. For example: What type of organizational environments are workers being encouraged (forced) to adapt to?  What are the... Read More