Archives for September 2015

Why ethics training?

Organizations often face a challenge motivating employees to take ethics training seriously. As the old adage goes, “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” It’s one thing to be recognized for developing an engaging, interactive training program, but it’s another thing to attract the attention of busy employees and […]

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Those guys who sank the Australian Navy!

Somehow, I pictured my first boat race differently. I would have thought that in order to race a boat you needed a Ralph Lauren polo shirt, and teeth straight out of a Colgate commercial. I would have also guessed that the occasion came with complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres, and the light of the sun […]

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#WomenExcel: Are you aware of your unconscious bias?

Early in my career as a mechanical engineer, I was counseled on how to speak and how to dress. As a woman, you adapted by downplaying your differences such as your appearance. So you did silly things like wear closed-toe shoes, style your hair in a bun, and only wear black or navy blue. Although […]

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