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Compliments of Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Employees with a stylistic variance evoke discomfort in companies where “different” is labeled “deficient.” Unfortunately, fix yourself may be the first response. YOU are the one who should be more direct, less sensitive, more assertive, less militant, a better more congruent version of other people, and an employee who behaves in a less “authentic” manner. Turn the page…

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Compliments of Bradley Huchteman via Flickr

Companies have redesigned their products, services, and advertising to create inclusion.

One example is “Dolls Like Me,” founded by Amy Jandrisevits (a nurse who works in a pediatric oncology unit). She designs toys that mirror her patients’ unique condition. To date, she has crafted about 300 dolls, and she has raised 23K on a GoFundMe account—created for families who are unable to afford the $100 per doll cost (Pygar, 2019). Turn the page…

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