31 min

How To Build Allies In Your Workplace Leading With Empathy & Allyship

    • Business

In Episode 68, Melinda Briana Epler, Founder and CEO of Change Catalyst, talks us through how we can build allies in the workplace by understanding the Stages of Allyship and people’s motivations for being allies. She explains the behavioral science behind moving people toward action, addresses how we can convince people who don’t want to be convinced, and shares how we can grow allyship across our teams, organizations, and communities.
View this episode’s accompanying infographic at ally.cc/EP68Graphic.
About Melinda (she/her)
Melinda Briana Epler has more than 25 years of experience elevating brands and developing business innovation strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs.
As CEO of Change Catalyst, Melinda is a strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion advisor for executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and activists around the world. As part of her changemaking work, she is an inclusive leadership coach, trains executive and management teams, and builds learning and development solutions for clients. 
Melinda is the author of How to Be an Ally (McGraw-Hill) and the host of the popular "Leading With Empathy & Allyship" podcast. She is also a TED speaker, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and former marketing and culture executive. She speaks and writes about diversity and inclusion in tech, allyship, and empathy.

Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode!
For more about Change Catalyst, and to join us for our monthly live event, visit https://ally.cc. There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.

Connect With Melinda On Social
Melinda’s LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/melindaepler
Melinda’s Twitter: twitter.com/mbrianaepler
Melinda’s Facebook: facebook.com/melindabrianaepler
Melinda’s Instagram: instagram.com/changecatalysts

Connect With Us On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/c/changecatalyst
Twitter: twitter.com/changecatalysts
Facebook: facebook.com/changecatalysts
Instagram: instagram.com/techinclusion
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/changecatalysts

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos
Marketing Communications Coordinator: Christina Swindlehurst Chan
Creative Director @ Podcast Rocket: Rob Scheerbarth

[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Change Catalyst logo and a photo of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair, black glasses, and a black shirt, smiling at the camera with her book, How to Be an Ally.] 
Support the show (http://patreon.com/changecatalysts)

In Episode 68, Melinda Briana Epler, Founder and CEO of Change Catalyst, talks us through how we can build allies in the workplace by understanding the Stages of Allyship and people’s motivations for being allies. She explains the behavioral science behind moving people toward action, addresses how we can convince people who don’t want to be convinced, and shares how we can grow allyship across our teams, organizations, and communities.
View this episode’s accompanying infographic at ally.cc/EP68Graphic.
About Melinda (she/her)
Melinda Briana Epler has more than 25 years of experience elevating brands and developing business innovation strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs.
As CEO of Change Catalyst, Melinda is a strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion advisor for executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and activists around the world. As part of her changemaking work, she is an inclusive leadership coach, trains executive and management teams, and builds learning and development solutions for clients. 
Melinda is the author of How to Be an Ally (McGraw-Hill) and the host of the popular "Leading With Empathy & Allyship" podcast. She is also a TED speaker, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and former marketing and culture executive. She speaks and writes about diversity and inclusion in tech, allyship, and empathy.

Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode!
For more about Change Catalyst, and to join us for our monthly live event, visit https://ally.cc. There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.

Connect With Melinda On Social
Melinda’s LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/melindaepler
Melinda’s Twitter: twitter.com/mbrianaepler
Melinda’s Facebook: facebook.com/melindabrianaepler
Melinda’s Instagram: instagram.com/changecatalysts

Connect With Us On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/c/changecatalyst
Twitter: twitter.com/changecatalysts
Facebook: facebook.com/changecatalysts
Instagram: instagram.com/techinclusion
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/changecatalysts

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos
Marketing Communications Coordinator: Christina Swindlehurst Chan
Creative Director @ Podcast Rocket: Rob Scheerbarth

[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Change Catalyst logo and a photo of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair, black glasses, and a black shirt, smiling at the camera with her book, How to Be an Ally.] 
Support the show (http://patreon.com/changecatalysts)

31 min

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