Let me start by saying I really don’t know what racism feels like. The only time I’ve ever felt like I was in the neighborhood of being the subject of racism was when I played college basketball (I was the minority in that situation). But was I the subject of real racism? Nah…
White people problems, indeed.
But everything that’s transpired in the last week at the University of Missouri? If you’re a leader who justhappens to be white, there’s probably some lessons there for you – but probably for all leaders as well. In case you missed it, here’s a basic rundown from ESPN:
Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog).
Kris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his investment at Kinetix, Kris served in HR leadership roles at DAXKO, Charter and Cingular. In his spare time, KD hits the road as a speaker and gives the world what it needs – pop culture references linked to Human Capital street smarts.