Areas of Practice

Toolbox Elements and Features

Our toolkits are developed and delivered
with a EDI lens and perspective.



Leadership Success Maps for Individuals and Teams

    1. Inventory your personal strengths and successes and areas to strengthen.
    2. Plan for change following a roadmap with priorities and desired outcomes.
    3. Collaborate with an executive coach on your leadership journey. 

Workplace Culture and Politics Competence Building

    1. Document observations and feelings about workplace behaviors, yours, and those of others using the “Head, Heart, and Hand” model.
      1. What’s the climate like?
      2. How does it make you feel?
    2. Observe unwritten rules; norms, traditions, and communication styles.
    3. Learn to navigate workplace culture – activate!

Stakeholder Engagement Optimization

    1. Activate your perspective taking to truly understand what matters to others.
    2. Limit working from assumptions and biases
    3. Take note of your communication practices and what works best with different stakeholders.
    4. Improve idea alignment with leaders and team members. 

Strategic Leadership Engagement for New Leaders

    1. As a leader, offer strategies to support new leaders.
    2. Organize leadership to form a mentoring circle for new leaders.
    3. Identify a mentorship guide used in other organizations. 

Equity Gap Scorecard & Assessments

    1. To achieve goals for equity and representation, scorecard and assessment plans tap into your workforce demographics and those of the local community.
    2. Through the application of confidential surveys, data are gathered from across the organization about practices and systems that promote inclusion and exclusion.
    3. Through individual interviews or focus groups, it is possible to learn about individuals’ lived experiences in the workplace.
    4. Data provide findings for further planning for EDI strategies.
    5. Scorecard and assessments are customized for your workforce. 

EDI Interpersonal Competency Building

    1. Professional development promotes cultural and emotional awareness, knowledge-building, and skill development to have a more inclusionary workplace.
    2. Personal cultural and emotional awareness supports learning about implicit biases, experiences with differences, and feelings that affect relationships with others both positively and negatively.
    3. Addressing cultural knowledge means also learning about perceptual filters that can be applied in interpersonal relationships.
    4. Nonverbal and verbal communication skills contribute to inclusionary workplace relationships.
    5. Navigating critical conversations
    6. EDI resources for training, knowledge building, and personal growth. 

Leadership Scorecard & Assessments

    1. Leaders and individual contributors will benefit from learning about their inclusionary leadership behaviors.
    2. Scorecards and assessments to address communication patterns, conflict management, and decision-making tendencies that can support EDI competency-building.
    3. Through leadership scorecards and assessment findings, individuals will learn about how to address situations to suit the individual (s), context, and/or dilemma.