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Thought Leader

121 EpisodesProduced by Thought Partner GroupWebsite

We put scare quotes around the term “thought leader.” Don't worry - no hagiographic interviews here. No upsells, no bullshit. We have great conversations with true innovators, thinkers, disrupters, creatives, and a few fools. (You decide.) We ask them all for insights, stories and tools. (You'll la… read more


15. Mauricio Velasquez & The War on Talent

 🪶 Mauricio spoke at a Native tribal conference. 1:31

 💼 He founded Diversity Training Group (DTG) on a houseboat. 2:30

 🤥 Living in a post-race society…NOT! 3:30

 😲 Conscious vs. unconscious bias. 5:06

 🧐 Privilege, micro-inequities, and in-groups and out-groups. 8:56

 🗣️ Awareness is rising: Your comments on social media can cost you your job. 11:13

 🤔 Why can’t we just hire the best people for the job, regardless of race and diversity? 15:12

 💡 How diversity adds value, perspective, and innovation. 16:54

 📜 Mauricio’s definition of critical race theory: Teach history but don’t leave parts of it out! 18:43

 🤝 The war on talent: Employers must rethink how they hire, source, and retain their employees. 20:22

 👥 Diversity means you are upping your standards. 24:08

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