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Expand Your Understanding of Others and Assess Organizational Readiness

Invite people into your life who don’t look like you, don’t think like you, don’t act like you, don’t come from where you come from, and you might find that they will challenge your assumptions and make you grow as a person.

MELLODY HOBSON1

The work to get ready for bold, inclusive conversations is personal, and it also requires assessing organizational readiness. Chapter 2 focused on the self-understanding aspect of readiness. This chapter highlights the importance of learning about other cultures as well as assessing organizational readiness.

In her 2014 TED Talk, ...

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