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Dignity & Respect: The 7 Pillars of the Engaged and Sustainable Organization
with Candi Castleberry Singleton

Date: September 12, 2017
Session Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location Information:
Cleveland Airport Marriott
4277 West 150th Street, Cleveland OH 44135
(216) 252-5333
Session Description
Focused on our mission to make our world a better a place for ALL to live, work, learn, and play—with ALL of our differences, this program will help individuals work together more effectively. Topics to be discussed include: 1) Understanding how you see yourself, how others see you, and how your filters guide you. 2) Understanding intent vs. impact, and be responsible for your words and actions. 3) Interacting with others in a culturally appropriate manner. 4) Working through differences and gain agreement while maintaining dignity and respect. 5) Building trust, limit bias and favoritism, and strive for the best organizational outcomes. 6) Making dignity and respect a part of day-to-day business practices. 7) Aligning internal commitment to external activities that meet the diverse needs of the workplace and community.

Candi Castleberry Singleton is the Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity at Twitter and the Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of Dignity & Respect, Inc. Her organization is dedicated to making the world a better place for ALL to live—with ALL of our differences.  Based on the foundation of 30 Tips, the Campaign promotes dignity and respect for self, others, and communities. Candi’s business acumen enhances her approach to partnering with senior executives, business process owners, and community leaders to build sustainable practices for the workplace and marketplace. She has implemented successful initiatives as Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer at UPMC, at Motorola—where she was Vice President of Global Inclusion and Diversity—and at Sun Microsystems, where she led the Global Inclusion Center of Expertise.  She has led teams in operations and talent development, and acquired extensive experience in sales management, product marketing and training at Xerox Corporation. An experienced strategist, Candi created The Integrated Inclusion Model TM, a systems integration model that helps companies transition from compliance-driven processes led by human resources, to integrated activities that shift the responsibility for achieving an inclusive culture to every employee. The model is featured in her chapter of Crossing the Divide: Intergroup Leadership in a World of Difference (Harvard Business School Press, August 2009). Candi is an international speaker, teacher, and mentor. She has delivered inspiring keynotes and lectures from Beijing to Budapest to Boston and serves as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University. She received an MBA from Pepperdine University, a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from UC Berkeley, and completed the Stanford University Executive Human Resources program. 
Time Allocation - Topics

5% Why dignity and respect is needed in the organizations

20% Understanding how you see yourself, how others see you and how your filters guide you

10% Understanding intent vs impact, and being responsible for your words and actions

15% Interacting with others in a culturally appropriate manner

10% Working through differences and gaining agreement while maintaining dignity and respect

10% Building trust, limiting bias and favoritism, and striving for the best organizational outcomes

20% Making dignity and respect a part of day-to-day business practices

10% Aligning personal commitment with activities that meet the diverse needs of the workplace and

Guide to Participant Selection
1 indicates primary target audience.
2 indicates a good fit if the level of material is appropriate.
3 indicates (in the opinion of the institute and the faculty) very limited applicability.
Senior Executive
(Pres, Exec & Sr VP)
(VP & Gen'l Mgr)
Senior Managers
(Div & Reg. Mgrs)
Middle Managers
& Superintendents
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Adaptability, Commitment, Communication, Creativeness, Developmental Perspective
EXECUTING/CONTROLLING/EVALUATING: Decision Making, Cost Control, Results Analysis, Evaluation
PLANNING/ORGANIZING: Communication, Decisiveness, Judgment, Performance Standards
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