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Archive for May, 2008

Knowing Your Audience

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Next week and the week after I’ll be speaking to the senior managers of two government-related, heavily military, top-secret agencies. I’m experiencing a little anxiety about these presentations because I want them, as I do with all of my presentations, to be optimally effective, and I’m not as culturally competent as I’d like to be on the military. So, I’m working very hard to become more familiar and therefore more confident. Read more…

Mandating Training

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Yesterday I was in New Jersey as the guest of Merrill Lynch for a two-hour presentation on "Understanding and Managing Gay and Transgender Issues in the Workplace." My hosts were the gay and transgender employee resource group and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. It was a terrific session, I felt, with great dialogue, lots of good information, abundant laughter, and new insights. Read more…