How to Start Your Journey - Leadership SHIFT Tip

Women suffrage leaders like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were dedicated to slaying conscious prejudice. On Saturday, we celebrated their drive and the adoption of the 19th Amendment on August 18th, 1920.

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” — Maya Angelou.

Because of their courageous efforts, we are better, but not done, fighting explicit beliefs that divide us.

But resting below the water’s surface are our implicit biases that influence our perception, attitude, behavior, attention, communication, and decision-making.

These beliefs are the self-inflicted wounds that slow every peloton. So, if you want to go faster and create a better tomorrow, the first step in your journey is always the same: awareness.

“Check yo self before you wreck yo self” — Ice Cube

And a great place to start is taking one of the hidden biases tests by Harvard University’s Project Implicit.

You can discover more by clicking HERE.

Have fun storming the castle!

 

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