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A New Breed of Ageism

October 10, 2008
Generational stereotyping can cause more problems than it solves because offering the wrong motivators to individuals sends a message that you don’t understand their needs and goals.
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Overcoming Isms in Your Workplace

October 3, 2008
Commentary: What I have seen—and what I’ve lived—tells me that many people in our culture face hardships in their lives and workplaces not because they lack talents and skills, but because others don’t make the effort to really see them or allow them to succeed. When others define you by your slanted eyes, it limits your potential. But it limits their potential too, and that’s the message I bring to businesses. In organizations overrun by racism, sexism and other rampant ‘isms,’ everyone loses.
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Appeal for Diversity

July 18, 2008
To better serve their multicultural customer markets, corporations are putting pressure on the law firms they hire to diversify. But advocates say minorities have made only moderate gains in the legal profession.
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Steering Minorities Toward Patent Law

July 18, 2008
Anand Sharma was a panelist at a National Bar Association meeting a couple years ago, discussing ways to increase the number of African-American lawyers practicing patent law. During his flight from Detroit back home to Washington, the intellectual property lawyer came up with an idea on how to help achieve the goal.
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