Episode Title: Five Stages of Cultural Competence Part III, with Sara Taylor

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24-08-2022 • 19 min

Five Stages of Cultural Competence Part III

What You Will Learn:

  • Perceived orientation vs. developmental orientation: What is it, and how does it affect cultural competence?
  • How unresolved issues from previous stages of development keep us stuck
  • What is trailing orientation, and how does it create more polarization?
  • How both dominant and marginalized groups can reverse their orientation and feed off of polarization
  • Why our best intentions and moving toward equality often don’t work
  • How to begin breaking the cycle of trailing orientation and polarization in DEI work

About Sara Taylor

Sara Taylor earned a master’s degree in Diversity and Organizational Development from the University of Minnesota. She served as a leadership and diversity specialist at the University of Minnesota for five years and as director of diversity and inclusion for Ramsey County, Minnesota, for three years.

Sara is the founder and president of deepSEE Consulting and has worked with companies as large as Coca-Cola, General Mills, 3M Company, AARP, and numerous others. She has a new book, “Filter Shift: How Effective People See the World,” which explores how our unconscious is actually making choices and decisions for us, all without our knowing — and how to change that.

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