145: Balancing Hierarchies and Equity in Organizations with Brandy Foster

August 28th, 2019 · 1 hr 3 mins

About this Episode

01:17 - Brandy’s Superpower: Adaptability

02:22 - Codes of Ethics

11:09 - The Role of Diversity and Inclusion in Solving These Problems

24:18 - Balancing Hierarchies and Equity in Organizations

  • The Spoken Value System Vs The Lived Value System
  • Doing Meaningful Work / Showing Appreciation
  • Founder and Executive Support
  • Ethical HR
  • Owning Up To Mistakes
  • Treating Trauma of the System

50:27 - Racism and Unlearning

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi


Jamey: If you know there’s spots on your team with missing demographics, seek out those people.

John: The culture of a company comes from the top.

Rein: Helping teams work better together.

Brandy: Improving manager boards to ensure that there is accountability when moving people up in hierarchical organizations.

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