Employee experience must transcend mere engagement, experts say
Changing Culture # Nirvana
Excited to be quoted in this article by Morgan Fecto discussing diversity and inclusion. Here's some of what I had to say:
"It's not enough to just have the diversity piece. 'We have 10 people who are diverse,' okay, but what're you doing with those people? Are they involved in any way? Are they empowered and do they feel valued within the company?"
Allies Aren't Neutral
I’m no math wizard. I’m a lawyer. So, you might be wondering why I am using a mathematical equation to discuss Organizational Culture.
Unconscious Bias: A Personal Story
Neutrality is good for mediators and judges, not for just about anything else.
The Bystander Effect: Why Some People Act and Others Don't
As he was about to adopt the legal arguments I made, referring to me he said …
Words Have Power
When we wait for everyone to act, we just keep waiting. We want to believe if we see something, we will say something or do something. But the more people there are, the less likely we are to help someone in need. This social psychological phenomenon is called the “Bystander Effect.”
Good Life Tampa Bay: Kelly Charles-Collins, Esq., MBA, TEDx Speaker, Author, Consultant
October 2001 – my mother was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer.
I was devastated. My mom, not so much. A woman of great strength and character, she wasn’t going to let cancer get in her way.
The Bystander Effect: If Not You, Who?
It was a packed house at the Georgia World Congress Center for the HR Star Atlanta Conference. Kelly debuted her new book “ACE Your Workplace Investigations” and gave two important and informative talks on “Workplace Investigations” and “Unconscious Bias.”
I Don't Want A Seat At The Table.
Here we are – Part 3 of my 3-part series on the Bystander Effect. I hope you have enjoyed and learned from Parts 1 and 2. Before I discuss what actions we can take as bystanders, let's recap …
"I Don't See Color." Why You Should.
I keep hearing women say they want a seat at the table. I don’t want a seat at the table. I want a voice in the decision-making.
ACE Your Workplace Investigations: How Are You Handling Employee Complaints?
I was attending a luncheon being hosted by a Black Bar Association during primary season for elections. A White male colleague who was running for judge approached me. He was so excited to share why I should support him. He began his pitch my telling what seat he was running for and transitioned to explaining his legal background.
The Bystander Effect: What Would You Do?
Has your organization had a #METOO experience? Do you have employees complaining about discrimination, bullying, retaliation, or other workplace misconduct issues. How are you handling those complaints?
The Bystander Effect: Why Some People Act and Others Don't?
Last week, I shared with you Part 1 of my 3-part series on the social psychological phenomenon called the "Bystander Effect." As I mentioned, I had the privilege of sharing my expertise on this topic during my TEDx talk at TEDx Ocala this month. But because that talk is less than 15 minutes, I wanted to give those who are not as familiar with the topic some additional context before listening to my talk.
The Lyfe Magazine Editorial: Woman Up!
On November 3, 2018, I had the privilege and great pleasure of presenting my first TEDx talk at TEDx Ocala (www.tedxocala.com). I say first because I hope it won't be my last. In anticipation of my talk being posted for the world to enjoy, I wanted to blog about my topic to give you some context for when you listen to my talk. This will be a 3-part series.
Villages Aren't Just for Kids: My Journey to Becoming a Published Author
” I don’t cheat to win. I’d rather lose,” said 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams to her male umpire at the US Open. Serena was defending her character and integrity in the face of what she believed was an accusation of cheating.
Standing up for yourself is a good thing. Right? We always tell boys and men to “Man Up!” Surely, it must be okay for women and girls to “Woman Up.”
"Your book can be so much more."
In December 2017, I embarked on a new adventure to write my first book. I had a leg up because my book was based on a topic I know well - conducting effective workplace investigations. So off I went.