In our increasingly complex business and societal environment, employee stakeholder activism continues to rise. Numerous studies show that CEOs are under increasing pressure to take a public stand and engage in the conversation.
Perhaps you’re considering how you are going to address this issue in the New Year and beyond.
That’s why we’re featuring this Fan Favorite episode. We speak with Amy Showalter, a grassroots and Political Action Committee influence expert, about how to acknowledge differences and maintain civil discourse about sensitive social and political issues inside and outside the workplace.
Amy is the Founder of The Showalter Group and author of the book, The Underdog Edge: How Everyday People Change the Minds of the Powerful. . . and Live to Tell About It. She is also a columnist for Bloomberg Government and Lobbyblog.com. Over 500 media outlets have featured her insight. This includes The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Politico, CNN Money.com, Foxnews.com, and CNBC.com. (read more about Amy Showalter below).
You’ll gain insights on:
- The dynamics driving the growing trends of employee stakeholder activism
- Why top leaders leaders need to actively navigate stakeholders’ concerns about sensitive social and political issues
- The right way and wrong way for CEOs and other top leaders to encourage social/political conversations among employee stakeholders
- Immediately useful ideas for encouraging civil discourse among employee stakeholders with competing social and political opinions