Biases are more than an inconvenience. Biases can be extremely dangerous. Diversity advocate Vernā Myers examines the subconscious attitudes that can lead to violence. She talks here about how to face your biases and then work to learn more about the groups that we have biases against.

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Media activist Villy Wang started BAYCAT to educate young people from low-income backgrounds to use media to create change. In this talk, Wang talks about how her initiative breaks down biases.

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Fang Ruan, co-lead of the BCG Henderson Institute in China, discusses a shift toward Taoism in Chinese business. Rather than exclusively referring to Confucianism and its focus on authority, Taoist philosophy looks to supporting change rather than controlling it.

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In compliance, metrics are essential. But what if the available numbers don’t tell the whole story? In this talk by Mona Chalabi, learn three ways to root out bad statistics before you rely on them to your detriment.

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What to consider when your product raises complaints or causes injuries Not everything goes to plan. Despite due diligence and quality control, manufacturers sometimes find that their product is not performing as it should. But at what point should a business move a customer service issue to a product recall? Six federal agencies can require…

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Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can’t agree — on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground — over…

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\John Greniuk, Compliance & Ethics Contributor, BERC For the first in this series, and a backgrounder on the Robinhood/Gamestop situation, please click here. On February 18, 2021, the House of Representatives questioned Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev. The House was seeking answers to what led to the chaos of January 28. Lawmakers questioned Robinhood’s business model…

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By Gino Giovannelli Special to the Star Tribune AUGUST 16, 2020 — 2:00PM Q: What advice do you have for companies trying to survive during COVID-19? A: Good question, and one that reminds me of a course I taught last spring in which student teams create real marketing strategies for real clients in the real world. We…

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By John F. McVea JANUARY 24, 2021 — 2:00PM Q: What insights do you need to have to succeed in the technology industry? A: You don’t need to be an expert technologist to make a big impact in technology. Mary Grove, who worked at Google and is the managing partner of Bread & Butter Ventures, said…

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By Ernest Owens MARCH 14, 2021 — 2:00PM Q: How is working from home taking a toll on employees? A: There is a continuous optimization of corporations stepping into people’s personal time and taking advantage of every second they have. It is meeting after meeting and that is causing a lot of heartburn in employees because…

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