My Conversation With Justin Lee, Author Of Talking Across The Divide: How To Communicate With People You Disagree With And Maybe Even Change The World

Click Here To Listen Justin Lee A guide to learning how to communicate with people who have diametrically opposed opinions from you, how to empathize with them, and how to (possibly) change their minds America is more polarized than ever. Whether the issue is Donald Trump, healthcare, abortion, gun control, breastfeeding, or even DC vs Marvel, it feels like you can't voice an opinion without ruffling someone's feathers. In today's digital age, it's easier than ever to build walls around yourself. You fill up your Twitter feed with voices that are angry about the same issues and believe as you believe. Before long, you're isolated in your own personalized echo chamber. And if you ever [...]

My Conversation With Nissan Foundation President Scott E. Becker

Click Here To Listen Scott Becker The Nissan Foundation is awarding $730,000 in grants to 29 nonprofit organizations for its 2018 grant cycle. The nonprofit recipients are located in Southern California, North Central Texas, Middle Tennessee, Central Mississippi, Eastern Michigan and the New York and Atlanta metro areas. Over its 26-year history, the Nissan Foundation has awarded more than $10 million to approximately 120 organizations promoting respect and understanding among cultural and ethnic groups. “The Nissan Foundation has a proud history of recognizing and supporting organizations working to promote the value of racial, ethnic and cultural diversity,” said Nissan Foundation President Scott Becker, who is also senior vice president, Administration, Nissan North America, Inc. “We’re [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 Recipient: Scott Lindsey

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Scott Lindsey Scott Lindsey is currently Executive Director of Employee Relations for Metro Nashville Public Schools. In that capacity he is responsible for the following: employee/labor relations, EEO related investigations, sexual harassment investigations, supervision of the workplace safety office, background checks, and training district leaders on how to execute all management functions pertaining to employee relations. He has also been the lead investigator in all of the district's high-profile investigations. Mr. Lindsey has significant experience in providing written case summaries and making sound recommendations to management in employee relations matters. He is also noted for his leadership skills and strategic thinking. In addition to [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 DaMicheal McLean

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR DaMicheal McLean DaMicheal McLean serves as Senior Employee Relations Specialist at Correct Care Solutions, headquartered in Nashville, TN. Founded in 2003, Correct Care Solutions provides medical and behavioral health services for nearly 250,000 patients located in state hospitals, forensic treatment and civil commitment centers, as well as local, state and federal correctional facilities. The company has operations in 38 states across the United States and in Australia. McLean earned his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN) where he also served as President of the university’s chapter of the Society of Human Management (SHRM) for 2 years. He earned his [...]