Founder & CEO, Enspira
Vice President, Head of Enspira Offerings & Innovation
This is a special episode, produced in partnership with Enspira HR. Human capital and HR experts Kurt Landon and Jenna Cohen discuss the actions and steps corporate leaders need to take in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
How should leaders consider whether to take a public stance on either side of the topic? What is the best way to communicate the stance? Which resources are necessary? Which areas of the company are impacted? What are the challenges and the risks?
[03:06] – We are going to have a conversation today on how the turning over of Roe vs Wade impacts corporate leaders.
[03:47] – Let’s start from the beginning.
[04:12] – What are some of the steps a leader, who has not taken a stance, should be taking?
[06:22] – Depending on what kind of industry, sector, or subsector you are in, there could be additional factors to consider.
[09:24] – What are the steps you can take before you roll out the communication to ensure that is successful within the company?
[12:39] – Who are the people and what are the conversations that you should be having? What are the questions you should be asking to get ready?
[14:20] – Jenna shares the three things that need to coexist.
[15:33] – Really determine how will the leadership of the company will align on complex topics.
[17:50] – Kurt shares a very important boundary when running a business.
[19:30] – Examples of challenging topics companies have had to deal with in the past couple of years
[23:50] – The choice of language matters.
[25:19] – What are the risks of taking or trying to stay neutral?
[28:05] – Silence is a message. Neutrality is a message.
[29:18] – Is there anything that we haven’t discussed that people should know or think about?
[33:20] – Create permissions, as a leader and organization, to not have all the answers to a complex topic like this one.
[34:55] – What is the minimum sets of actions that a leader should be thinking about this week in order to navigate the aftermath of this decision and to prepare for the complexity that lies ahead on this specific topic and issue for their organization?
[37:55] – Thank you and closing remarks.
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