Menttium Matters

This episode features a conversation with Dr. Dellroy Birch on race, diversity, equity, and inclusion in Corporate America. Dell talks about why companies are addressing race and equity in a different way than they have in the past. He describes some of the barriers to advancement that professionals of color face in corporate America and outlines best practices for creating DE&I programs that are effective. Dell describes his leadership research and identifies traits that help leaders successfully navigate change. He also shares his habits for success, his advice to young professionals, and his favorite quote.

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Habits to stay relevant

Pay attention to what is important to your CEO and watch Squawk Box on CNBC to stay relevant on all things business are two habits Dell Birch, PhD has committed formed over the last 20 years.

Starting a race from behind

Dell Birch, PhD, long time Menttium mentor, shares his perspective on the challenges facing African American leaders in corporate America.

Situational leadership for the win

Dell Birch, PhD breaks down his dissertation work on leadership traits and ultimately determines the most effective approach in leading is situational leadership – meeting and leading people where they are.

Representation

Representation and sponsorship of programs targeted at diversity, equity and inclusion matters. Listen to Dell Birch, PhD share a bit about why this is important and how it can be effective.

Situational leadership for the win

Dell Birch, PhD breaks down his dissertation work on leadership traits and ultimately determines the most effective approach in leading is situational leadership – meeting and leading people where they are.

The mentor experience

Bi-directional learning is valuable for mentors engaging in mentoring relationships and has kept Dell Birch, PhD coming back year after year for 11 partnerships.