Many organizations started the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) journey last year, taking a public stance on issues and situations involving racial justice, inclusion, and equity. Some jumped to offering mandatory training, mostly on the topic of unconscious bias. For DEI efforts to really take hold, an organization’s culture, including many of its fundamental beliefs and assumptions, need to be examined, understood, and challenged. 

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If you’re looking for or interested in learning more about how to improve the equity of an organization, Microsoft offers its DEI learning library to the public. Here you can explore topics such as inclusion, allyship, bias, covering, and empathy.

Similarly, Google also offers training and organizational toolkits to create new skills and knowledge, define accountability, and measure progress on DEI efforts. 

Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Any change starts with you—setting a clear intention, gathering with a few other like-minded people, and taking action. 

Photo albums may be a thing of the past for some, but we all still love to take photos and videos – especially now that our cell phones have better built-in cameras than our regular cameras. How good are you at clearing the photos off your phone and keeping track of digital memories? See how each style archives their photo collection!

November is a perfect time for reflection on what has occurred as well as what we wish for. For almost two years, we’ve been dealing with a barrage of emotions, as well as individual and organizational changes brought on not only by the uncertainties of the pandemic, but layered with what seems like an unprecedented amount of social and political change around the world. Studies conducted by the Cleveland Clinic reveal the mind, body, and spirit benefits for practicing gratitude, not only during one season of the year – but every day.

Learn more about these benefits and how to incorporate practicing gratitude into your daily routine.

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