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Recent posts by Carlos Barcenas

Intercultural competent leaders are needed for strong communities

A couple decades ago, a movement for tolerance wove itself across the nation. A few years ago, everything needed to be “politically correct.” In 2016, implicit bias moved to the top of political conversations.

From political affiliations to spiritual beliefs, and from generational gaps to ethnic diversity, the one thing we have in common is that our conscious and nonconscious bias play a role in the choices we make every day.

From big cities to small towns, from corporations to small businesses, biases limit the potential of growth, innovation, and success:

Creating Stronger Communities through Welcoming and Inclusion

It is amazing how easy it is to explore the world right from the comfort of our living rooms. The internet and expanded access to technology make our small communities part of a global landscape.

But your next cultural experience may be right outside your front door. Walk around the neighborhood in your community, and a cultural experience may come to life.