Quote: “As a human, you have biases, so just deal with that…that you have biases. Your biases are based on what you’ve heard, read, seen and experienced in life.” Kelly Charles-Collins
We aren’t born biased, but everything we learn along our path helps us to create thoughts and opinions about others. While everyone has it, there is a price to be paid for unconscious bias if it is not controlled or corrected. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome Kelly Charles-Collins to help us discover and leverage the true value of those around us and to help others do the same.
Kelly has the unique ability to make difficult and sensitive topics more approachable. A powerhouse attorney and expert on disrupting unconscious bias, bystander intervention, and workplace investigations. Kelly leverages her 20+ years of employment law experience, intuitive perspective, and engaging personality to empower leaders to stay on the right side of the next #hashtag movement.
Highlights you won’t want to miss:
- Kelly’s extensive bio. [1:30]
- Trying to figure it all out. [4:30]
- Heading to law school (on a whim). [8:00]
- Where’s the lawyer? [11:00]
- Disrupting unconscious bias. [14:30]
- What you do isn’t who you are. [17:00]
- Resiliency in identity. [20:00]
- Colabasourcing with Kelly. [25:30]
Kelly teaches how unconscious bias and indifference can stifle potential and cause legal issues to pop up in the most unexpected ways. Kelly’s book, ACE Your Workplace Investigations, helps HR leaders conduct legally compliant investigations. Kelly and her award-winning TEDx Talk – The Bystander Effect: Why Some People Act and Others Don’t have been featured on television and podcasts and she’s been quoted in several publications. She is also the Founder of Ladies Who Leverage, a global women’s community for entrepreneurs and professionals.
If you could use some great ideas on uncovering hidden biases and facilitating more diverse and inclusive interactions, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode!
I hope you’ll download and learn