Increase belonging across your business even as tribalism polarizes society
Download and listen- on-the-go to Episode 144. Scott and I speak with Howard Ross, a lifelong social justice advocate and the founding partner of Cook Ross Inc. Howard is considered one of the world’s seminal thought leaders on identifying and addressing unconscious bias. He has delivered programs in 47 states and over 40 other countries to audiences including Fortune 500 companies and major institutions within healthcare, government, and non-profit sectors.
Howard’s newest book, Our Search for Belonging: How the Need for Connection Is Tearing Us Apart, describes how to bridge the divides in our increasingly polarized society. He is also the author of the Washington Post bestselling book, Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives, and the book ReInventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance. (link to full bio below)
You’ll gain insights on:
- Why companies provide a special opportunity for connection and bridging the divides that are tearing us apart
- The primary unconscious biases and fears that drive tribal divisions
- Three immediately useful ideas for building bridges between different “us” and “them” groups