Addressing Unconscious Bias: Where Awareness and Understanding Begin

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(Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay Blog)  MARGARITA SARMIENTO/ JUNE 8, 2020 / nlctb.org George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police has spurred protests and riots across our country. It has also caused many of us to stop and question what we define as our own truth and what we can and should […]

Keeping the New Reality of Remote Workers Engaged

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By Margarita Sarmiento, 5/1/2020 These are unprecedented times. This is a statement I have heard so often in the past few weeks that I have vowed never to use that word again. The extraordinary reality we are living in has necessitated that we stretch ourselves, pushing many of us beyond our limit as well as […]

The Two Sides of Building a Culture of Respect in the Workplace

The Two Sides of Building a Culture of Respect in the Workplace

Envision a work environment where all exchanges and interactions were conducted in a civil, respectful manner. Not only would there be no place for harassment, discrimination, and bullying, but the expectation would be one of accountability. Accountability for one’s own actions, as well as group accountability to a clearly defined, safe, healthy work climate. Creating […]