You could have heard a pin drop, as one of the few people of color in the room voiced her truth – that, in fact, ‘those things’ had happened to her. In her company. With others in the room.
I’m always thrilled to see how participants respond to data from psychometric tools. Granted, even the best of these should only be taken as a momentary snapshot of input into a questionnaire. But as far as comparisons with larger data sets of people in one’s own demographic (work experience, industry, education level, etc.), and with good scicence-based frameworks underpinning these, the level of introspection and questioning that results is powerful.
This is the second in a little series I’m putting together around Red Fern’s venture into the application of virtual reality immersions for better understanding (and personal action for change) of diversity, inclusion and belonging.
I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Prof. Robert Brinkerhoff over the past year or two, and am currently a student (yes, trying to live the idea of continuous learning and improvement!) in an 11-week process of becoming one of his certified High Performance Learning Journey designers.
Foundationally, our self-concept drives everything. Feeding our regard for others is how we see ourselves – positively, negatively or somewhere in between. I like to use JCA Global’s Emotional Intelligence Profile (EIP) to help leaders and their teams