A constantly updated list providing businesses cases for workplace diversity

Caroline Turner is a Principal at, DifferenceWORKS, LLC, an organization that “helps leaders leverage the diversity of today’s workforce.”  In her spare time she is also a contributor to Huffington Post.  One of Turner’s many contributions has been collecting and updating a running list of business cases made for the support of diversity in the … Read more

The SBA connects with the GMSDC to promote federal opportunities for small businesses

A few weeks ago the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council hosted their annual minority business conference in Atlanta.  The keynote address was delivered by Rob Wong, the Associate Administrator, Office of Government Contracting and Business Development at the US Small Business Administration.  The addition of Mr Wong is perfect especially in today’s market where the … Read more

The merger of Politics and Religion

by Ray Hayes Last Wednesday, President Trump promised to “destroy” President Johnson’s amendment which prevents churches and religious organizations from endorsing political candidates.   According to CNN, an earlier version of the order allowed for discrimination against the LGBT community. “The order stops short of offering broad exceptions for groups to deny services based on religious … Read more

HP’s Reinvent Mindsets campaign looks to improve diversity hirings

HP’s new campaign “Reinvent Mindsets” is looking to raise awareness for diversity hiring.  According to the company “When qualified for a job, African-Americans are 3x more likely to experience a denial.”  The 3x is an interesting statistic as I’m sure many black Americans have wondered why they were turned down for jobs they felt they … Read more

Hope Global Forum and Financial Literacy

Educating individuals not familiar with the benefits of banking is hard.  There are a lot of concepts that may be foreign and not valued in today’s market.  For example, did you know that, if properly handled, having debt can be a great thing for an individual.  Not to mention, if someone is looking to start … Read more

Can Diversity succeed without diminishing white influence?

Ernest Owens is a gay black journalist who writes for Philly Magazine.  About a week ago, the millennial journalist wrote an article entitled “Diversity Isn’t “Being in the Room” — It’s Whites Giving Up Their Seats”.  While his opinion is a bit extreme, it is a gateway into the growing world of business and explains … Read more

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon may focus on deregulation for small business

In a recent interview with CNBC’s “Closing Bell”, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon called for less regulation for small businesses.  While the newly appointed admin did not go into specifics, it is clear that she will aid in the Trump administration’s goal to deregulate requirements for businesses moving forward. I recently wrote an article on the over … Read more

Herman Miller Supplier Diversity & Small Business Program

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