Training is an important part of your diversity and inclusion efforts, and should not be the only part, cautions attorney, facilitator and coach Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her).

Can you finish an entire project in one meeting? Probably not. You can have a meeting that is energizing, productive, helpful, educational, clarifying, etc., but a single meeting is often a part of a project and not the end goal. This is how Inclusion Training is. Can it work? Of course. Just as an important…


We thank all the Veterans for their service. Here is a most from our colleague about #stressatwork keeping Veterans in mind by our colleague Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her)

As a coach, I have noticed when an employee has a busy day without stress, they will describe their day as “productive” or “full.” They may report feeling “in the zone,” “invigorated,” and “important” because of goals achieved, projects completed, and everything accomplished. When an employee has a busy day with stress, managing and surviving…


A thought on feedback by Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her)

“Can you please look this over? And please be MEAN.” My teenager put her laptop in front of me to review an essay. “I am always honest,” I said. “No, be MEAN. Nitpick. Whenever we did peer review in school, I always gave my draft to the harshest, most brutally honest kid in the class….