Paralympic Athlete Lex Gillette Talks Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In the second episode of this two-part series, Lex Gillette, Paralympic Track and Field Athlete for Team USA, talks with host Gene Marks about diversity, equity, and inclusion including taking off our blindfolds, biases in business, and how to overcome these challenges and create a more diverse workforce.

Topics include:

00:19 — Who is Lex Gillette?
02:32 — Diversity and taking off the blindfolds
04:16 — Conscious and unconscious biases in business
11:40 — The importance of having a diverse workforce
13:59 — Stepping into someone else’s shoes
15:58 — Accommodations and diversity objectives

Listen here.

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Gene Marks

Columnist on smallbiz, economy, public policy, tech for The Guardian, The Hill, Philly Inquirer, Wash Times, Forbes, Entrepreneur. Small Business owner and CPA