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The Skinny

Shining through

Posted on Saturday, June 3


Weekly Skinny

Let’s start off on the right foot

 “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” 
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

The skinny 


Empowering your workforce with technology that enables employees to thrive ultimately leads to a positive change so all employees can excel in their roles. 


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Shining through

Creating an inclusive environment means being committed to helping your peers, colleagues, and leaders know that they're safe to be their whole selves, whether they're at work or at home. By recognizing the unique struggles faced by LGBTQ+ individuals, we can work towards creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce that celebrates the uniqueness of each individual within the greater group. 

Shattering the rainbow ceiling

"If I was a man...I'd be a fearless leader, I'd be an alpha type.” –Taylor Swift 

This month, we celebrate the progress made in creating inclusive environments and fostering equality for all but recognize there is still work to be done. LGBTQ+ individuals share the same aspirations as everyone else yet are often deprived of equal opportunities. By embracing diverse leadership, we send a powerful message that talent and potential know no boundaries.  Developing this culture starts with leadership: when authenticity shines through at the top, it sheds light on the path to growth and success for others. 


Pride Month is a powerful reminder of the importance of full-spectrum diversity and inclusion in the workplace and an opportunity to reflect on the tremendous value a diverse team brings to the table. Embracing diversity fosters innovation, sparks creativity, and drives better decision-making, propelling companies to new heights of success.  

A cake without icing

Building a diverse workforce is just the beginning; let's pause and reflect on the missing "B" in our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts: Belonging. Belonging is the common thread that weaves together our unique strengths, perspectives, and experiences, enabling us to tackle challenges and accomplish great tasks together.

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The responsibility to drive DEIB initiatives lies on the shoulders of everyone. It is an organization-wide commitment to champion diversity, dismantle barriers, and cultivate an environment that supports and uplifts all team members. Let's champion inclusive practices, encourage open dialogue, and implement programs that foster connection and understanding. 

Now a break from the news…

Vacation (all I ever wanted) 

Compliance Corner

LGBTQ+ Rights in the Workplace

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Connect to your HIRE self

Rae's Roundup - what we're reading 

LGBT-Friendly Workplace: 3 Ways to Make it Inclusive