Maybe it’s time you used your male privilege for something better

19 minutes

•  Becoming an inclusionary leader in 7 steps

•  “Some of these companies have corporate ‘sludge’”

Total Recorded Time is 24:38

Did you know you had it?  It’s called “male privilege” and in the 21stCentury it could be holding men back from becoming needed allies and inclusionary leaders, says Ray Arata, an award-winning diversity, equity, and inclusion leader and speaker, consultant, and trainer.

“I had this idea to advance healthy masculinity as a cornerstone of the leadership conversation” says Mr. Arata.  “Unbeknownst to me, I was basically stepping into the world of diversity, equity and inclusion.”

He says “male privilege” isn’t something men leaders tend to talk about. But there are simple actions to take to identify it, acknowledge it, and use it to become a better leader, he says.

Please click here to watch our Bizgnus Interview Podcast with Mr. Arata: https://youtu.be/R20iK64kINo

Mr. Arata says men are waking up to the need to be accountable for their behavior and actions but the challenge is learning how to identify and face them in order to grow.

“Some of these companies have corporate ‘sludge,’” Mr. Arata says. “This is a behavior change endeavor. Companies want to win the war on talent. If they want to win thr war on talent and get really good people, they have to have a culture that is inclusive.”

Mr. Arata is the author of the new book, “Showing Up: How Men Can Become Effective Allies in the Workplace,” Diversion Books, January 2022.)

For more information:  rayarata.com and bettermanconference.com

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