Greetings from the Founder,

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis KennedyAs the founder of the National Diversity Council, I would like to welcome you to the fourth edition of the 2015 Louisiana Diversity Council Newsletter. We are very excited about our past accomplishments in 2015 and look foward to a robust agenda in 2016. One of our most popular undertakings, the Louisiana Diversity Healthcare Diversity Summit, will take place on November 9 in New Orleans.

The Bullying Effect: The Costs and Consequences to an Organization

Imagine getting up each day and going to a job where you are bullied. For some, there is no imagination needed because it’s their reality. According to a 2014 U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey conducted by the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI), 27% of Americans expressed being subjected to abusive conduct at work. This percentage accounts for approximately 37 million U.S. workers who were either currently being bullied or had experienced being bullied.

"What Does Being A Red Head Have To Do With Business?"

"I’m different from you. I’m made up of recessive genes. I have red hair. Guaranteed, I’m also shorter than you, which might prove that I can probably wear stilettos better than you — probably (I have had tons of practice). How long does it take you to read 10 pages? It takes me one hour. I was labeled as a “resource room kid” and was proud of it..."

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