Discussions associated with racism and discrimination can provoke deep personal reactions. It is important to understand that the emotions people may feel are not tucked neatly away the moment they walk into the workplace. Your people will continue to process what is taking place outside of the office walls while starting the first task of the day and they likely have feelings about the current events that they want to discuss openly with colleagues.
For companies, this is an opportunity to demonstrate leadership in an organization, whether you have the answers now or not, and create an environment for these crucial conversations.
Download this resource to learn more about the importance of being mindful leading discussions on these sensitive topics.