Racism is a difficult conversation. It is difficult at the water cooler, even more the boardroom. This is understandable. The subject is populated with land mines at every turn. Yet, the most destructive land mind of all is silence.
We are living in an age of extreme change. Millennials have entered the work force bringing with them a variant view on race. No longer can companies leverage the style, language, music and swag of Black Americans—a marginalized group that generates corporate margins.
Your company must now reflect equality in your ranks of power. A reflection so large it causes every department to measure against its image.