“Anti-Bias” training? Is there worse nomenclature, not to mention approach?

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I’m troubled by NPR’s recent article describing the bias training Starbucks is undertaking. In it, Yuki Noguchi writes: Eliminating bias would require people to become completely self-aware and objective about their own thoughts, and [the consultant] says no one’s found … Continued

“Adulturated” — The Process of Growing Up

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Many of us have memorable school pictures. Snaggle-toothed grins of elementary captured & available in 3×5 or 8×11. Spiffy “church clothes” moments in time that fit in your loved ones’ wallets. Maybe yours is embarrassing. I had bangs in 6th … Continued

Maximizing Human Capital

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People are assets, useful and valuable stores of experience, qualities, knowledge, perspectives… Why are they useful, Heather? What makes them so valuable? Well, WE are each one-of-a-kind, which makes every single one of us precious. Your mom wasn’t kidding. But, … Continued

The Distance of Diversity

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I heard the term genetic evolution in a video that autoplayed after a TEDtalk I watched on YouTube. So, I looked it up, did some reading, and came across “evolutionary genetics”–the study of how genetic variation leads to evolutionary change. … Continued