Founder Greer Consulting, INC
Speaker, Personal and Executive Coach
First up, we have Jason Greer, a renowned labor and diversity expert, founder of Greer Consulting Inc, and author of the book “Bias, Racism & the Brain.” Then, we’ll hear from Zenica Chatman, a dedicated coach specializing in empowering women to overcome workplace bullying.
Listen in as we delve into thought-provoking discussions on bias, racism, and creating a positive workplace culture on the path to a more inclusive society.
[00:51] – Jason, a labor and diversity expert, shares the dual missions that drive him forward and his family’s personal battle that fuels his passion for eradicating racism during his lifetime. [04:05] – Jason shares the background behind his book “Bias, Racism & the Brain: How we got here & what needs to happen,” that he co-authored with his best friend, Phil Dixon, that takes people into his stories to open peoples eyes to help them see their biases through a new lens.
[08:37] – In a world where technology connects us more than ever, our brains still function as if we’re primitive beings searching for survival. True self-awareness often requires a wake-up call to see our own prejudices through a new lens.
[09:42] – Helping people tap into their stories.
[10:03] – Jason shares how companies can get started with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training, why it’s vital to be honest about why you are doing it, and why your company’s culture really matters.
[12:46] – You can listen to the full interview with Jason here, in Episode 31 of the “Authentic Leadership For Everyday People” podcast. You can learn more about Jason and his company at Greer Consulting Inc.
[16:02] – How the “angry black woman” stereotype feeds into the discrimination dynamic at work.
[17:47] – How DEI initiatives are falling short for women of color in the workplace and the intentional steps companies can take to address bullying and harassment in their organizations.
[20:24] – How mentoring has led to some of Zenica’s clients going from being in the throes of a bullying situation to mentoring others AND advocating for themselves.
[21:30] – Zenica shares three steps leaders can take to make an impact for women of color within their company.
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