56 episodes

Leading in Color is a podcast about cultivating intentional, positive workplace experiences and environments. From recruiting and hiring, to training and development, to coaching and discipline, to policy and strategy, to trends and hot topics. Leading in Color tackles each area thru a lens of diversity, equity, fairness and inclusion. Leading in Color also highlights the unique challenges and cutting-edge creativity of leading with social consciousness in the corporate world.

Join our host, Sarah Morgan, as she navigates these conversations in solo and guest interview episodes to provide practical advice and simple action steps for success.

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Leading in Color is a podcast about cultivating intentional, positive workplace experiences and environments. From recruiting and hiring, to training and development, to coaching and discipline, to policy and strategy, to trends and hot topics. Leading in Color tackles each area thru a lens of diversity, equity, fairness and inclusion. Leading in Color also highlights the unique challenges and cutting-edge creativity of leading with social consciousness in the corporate world.

Join our host, Sarah Morgan, as she navigates these conversations in solo and guest interview episodes to provide practical advice and simple action steps for success.

    The War on DEI, Colorism in the Workplace & More Hot Topics (Leading in Color - S4, Ep56)

    The War on DEI, Colorism in the Workplace & More Hot Topics (Leading in Color - S4, Ep56)

    In this solo episode, host Sarah Morgan tackles a few hot topics: 
     
    The Appeals Court rejection of Florida's Stop WOKE Act Colorism in the Workplace via HBR Addressing Genocides & Anti-Genocide Protests Around the World  
    Want to submit your question or a hot topic for a future episode? Click HERE. 

    • 19 min
    Integrity in Reporting and the Future of Women's Sports Media (Leading In Color - S4, Ep55)

    Integrity in Reporting and the Future of Women's Sports Media (Leading In Color - S4, Ep55)

    In this episode, host Sarah Morgan is interviewing Sports Content Creator, Bailey Jackson. 
     
    Bailey Jackson is a skilled sports writer and storyteller with experience in Marketing and Sports Broadcasting with The Big Ten Network and Quality Control Sports. Bailey has built a substantial social media following with her captivating content and unique perspective on sports, thanks in part to her interview series that offers exclusive access to professional athletics.
     
    In this episode, Bailey shares: 
    why she stays out of sensational journalism and focuses on facts & storytelling 
    why the coverage on women’s sports is here to stay
    how unconventional professional paths can create opportunities to pursue purpose
     
    Connect with Bailey Jackson on 
    LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/baileyjjackson) 
    Instagram  (@baileyjacksonsports)
    Threads (@baileyjacksonsports)
     

    • 31 min
    The Audacity of Florida, Defending Rachel Dolezal and More Hot Topics (Leading in Color S4, Ep54)

    The Audacity of Florida, Defending Rachel Dolezal and More Hot Topics (Leading in Color S4, Ep54)

    In this solo episode, host Sarah Morgan tackles a few hot topics: 
     
    Pending FLSA Salary-Exempt Changes for 2024 The Audacity of Florida's Advice to HR Defending Rachel Dolezal and OnlyFans  
    Want to submit your question or a hot topic for a future episode? Click HERE. 

     
     

    • 30 min
    Finding Inspiration, Lifelong Learning, and Strategic Planning from the EEOC

    Finding Inspiration, Lifelong Learning, and Strategic Planning from the EEOC

    In this episode, host Sarah Morgan is interviewing Thomas Colclough. 
    Thomas Colclough began his career with EEOC in 1988. He has held various positions such as Investigator, Enforcement Supervisor, Local Office Director of Greensboro, NC, Local Director of the Richmond, Va. Office and Area Director of the Raleigh Area Office. 
    A native of North Carolina, Thomas attended Saint Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He earned his master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He also earned a Certificate in Global Studies from UNCG.
    Mr. Colclough served in the military for 23 years (active and reserve). In 2005, Colclough retired from the North Carolina National Guard at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He is also a graduate of the Army’s Command and General Staff College.
    Thomas currently serves as the Director of Field Management Programs for the EEOC Charlotte District.  In this role, he is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient operations of Field Offices by providing operational oversight and monitoring of program implementation and coordination of administrative services.  Thomas identifies problem areas and appropriate corrective actions. The above responsibilities, including direct supervision of the EEOC’s District Directors, are performed for 15 Districts and one Field Office.
    In 2019, Thomas was appointed to the Caucus on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.  The bipartisan, 19-member Commission will include congressional lawmakers, executive branch appointees, issue experts, activists, and other stakeholders who will examine social disparities affecting black men and boys in America. Based on its findings, the commission will issue policy recommendations to Congress, the White House, and federal agencies. The bipartisan commission, founded and co-chaired by thee Congresswoman Fredricka Wilson of FL, will craft legislation to implement those recommendations.
    In this episode, Mr. Colclough shares: 
    a preview of the EEOC’s new Strategic Enforcement Plan
    advice on finding daily inspiration in our work
    the importance of being a lifelong learner about culture thru stories 
     
    Connect with Thomas Colclough on LinkedIn. Read more about the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the EEOC’s new Strategic Plan on their website HERE. Learn more about the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men & Boys on their website HERE.  
     

    • 49 min
    Why Now is NOT the Time to Give Up on DEI, How AI will Impact Jobs, & More (Leading in Color - S4, Ep52)

    Why Now is NOT the Time to Give Up on DEI, How AI will Impact Jobs, & More (Leading in Color - S4, Ep52)

    In this solo episode, host Sarah Morgan tackles a few hot topics: 
     
    Why Now is NOT the Time to Give Up on Your DEI Initiatives How AI will Impact Jobs for the Good -- and Not So Good The Ways We've Twisted Accountability vs Micromanagement  
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    • 29 min
    Best Practices in Talent, Onboarding & Orientation (Leading In Color - S4, Ep51)

    Best Practices in Talent, Onboarding & Orientation (Leading In Color - S4, Ep51)

    In this episode, Sarah talks with the workshop leaders of the upcoming HROI Summit on their thoughts on 1) the biggest struggles for organizations in finding talent thru their recruiting efforts, 2) the greatest missed opportunity for organizations in onboarding & orientation, and 3) where conventional professional development workshops is missing the mark for attendees. 
     
    The guests are BJ Anderson, Keirsten Greggs and Lorena Pabon. Click their names to connect with them on LinkedIn. 
     
    HROI stands for HUMAN Return on Investment. Sarah created the HROI Summit in 2020 to disrupt the existing conference and seminar structure, which was becoming impractical, expensive, and unsustainable for many leaders. Since then, similar events have popped up following the HROI formula. 
     
    Now Sarah is back with the support of Humareso  to bring 3 new HROI workshops over 3 days, each lasting 3 hours – and filled to the brim with practical insights and interactive learning to make sure attendee walk away poised to implement what they’ve learned when they return to work. And not only is the price affordable – but we offer flexible payment options AND scholarships for those needing a little time or help. Each workshop is work 3 recertification credits for both theHRCI and SHRM certifications
     
    The 2023 HROI Summit will take place from Wednesday, October 25 - Friday, October 27. It is completely online. 
     
    Day 1 is the New Recipe for Workplace Safety where you will learn to create a winning program for psychological and physical safety in your workplace. 
     
    Day 2 is the Tea on Talent where you will learn to develop a recruiting strategy that will connect qualified quality applicants to your jobs and move them swiftly thru the hiring process. 
     
    Day 3 is High Impact Onboarding & Orientation where you will learn to cultivate an exceptional new hire experience. 
     
    Registration is open RIGHT NOW for 1, 2, or all 3 of these workshops! When you register for all 3, you are entered for the chance to win 1on1 coaching with Sarah to support you and keep you accountable as you apply what you’ve learned at your job. 
     
    Listen to the episode – then click this link to learn more about the HROI Summit. And register before the Early Bird Pricing ends on Wednesday, September 13. 
     

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Ky Newsome ,

Love this podcast

Absolutely love Leading In Color! I am always left with valuable information that I can proactively use!

Spirit 💙 ,

One of my favorite podcasts!

Sarah is amazing and I feel like I’m getting a masterclass on diversity, inclusion, equity, HR and even legal intersections. It’s so great to learn from such a seasoned professional who keeps it real and puts it all into perspective with a fabulous personality to match. One of my favorites podcasts!

BostonH2014 ,

Great Topics and Host

Love how Sarah is highlighting important issues.

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