How to Honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Work

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As we approach Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, October 10, it’s an opportune time for leaders to reflect on how to champion inclusion and support Indigenous colleagues. There has been increasing pressure on companies to drive change with their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in recent years. … Read more

Women Are Leaving Corporate America Fast. Here’s Why.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It isn’t news that women are leaving their jobs at vastly higher rates than men. Many are flocking to entrepreneurship for better flexibility, deeper purpose and to be in control of their own legacies. However, women face unique challenges as entrepreneurs. This is where men can step … Read more

Quiet Quitting Is Taking Over the Workforce. Here’s How to Fix It.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The past few weeks on social media have given rise to a new term within conversations around workplace culture — “quiet quittingThere’s been an influx of talking about the phenomenon after it went viral on TikTok, with LinkedIn gurus eager to give their opinions on the trend. … Read more

Why We Need to Stop Expecting Marginalized People to Lead DEI

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While many organizations scrambled to make public statements and donations to show a deeper commitment to diversity following the events of the summer of 2020, very few have capitalized on the investment of the time and resources put into diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Despite the intense … Read more

Why Businesses Need to Take Inclusive Language Seriously

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Words matter. The words we choose to say and not say signal to people what we value. When we use words that are outdated or alienating, we signal to folks that we’re not inclusive. Despite good intentions, non-inclusive language can create division. Inclusive language makes people who … Read more

7 Ways to Build a High-Performing Team

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The need for building high-performing teams has never been as critical in today’s dynamic and ever-changing environment. The last two years have been a real challenge for every organization and leader. Navigating a global pandemic, managing constant supply-chain disruptions and increasing talent attrition in the job market … Read more

You Can Always Do Better. Here’s How to Get DEI Right

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) have never been more important. The pandemic made historical and structural biases more glaring than ever, and a rise in public scrutiny over social injustices has been driving the business world to take action. Organizational DEI policies — the active steps to … Read more

4 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Lead With Compassion

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Compassion is the cornerstone of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). If we can’t develop a sense of compassion for ourselves and others, how can we make a more diverse, inclusive and equitable world? Compassion isn’t always afforded to women entrepreneurs, who often face barriers to progress in … Read more

How UOMA Beauty’s Founder Merges Activism and Makeup

Sharon Chuter was running away from something — fast — when she decided to launch her own inclusive, Black-owned cosmetics company, UOMA Beautyin 2019. Luis Trujillo She was running from the beauty industry‘s open secret: It caters primarily to women, but the conglomerates that dominate the market have historically been helmed by white men, a … Read more

5 Reasons Leaders Fail to Transform DEI Rhetoric into Action

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In 2022, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) isn’t a nice-to-have. According to a recent study, 95% of CEOs believe that diversity, equity and inclusion should be top priorities, for both business and moral reasons. And yet, all too often, companies fail to live up to their lofty … Read more