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Conquering unconscious bias

with Shay Wheat, CEO, Grace & Ease Productions
with Megan Fuciarelli, CEO of US² Consulting

Have you ever stopped to consider how unseen biases might shape your business landscape?

That’s precisely the topic we tackle head-on with Megan Fuciarelli, Chief Empowerment Officer at US² Consulting on the latest episode of Creating Powerful Impact.

She brings a wealth of experience in education and social justice to the table, helping to illuminate the subtle yet pervasive role of implicit biases in marketing and communication. As entrepreneurs, understanding and addressing these biases is not just a moral imperative but a strategic one, vital for nurturing a company culture that champions diversity and inclusivity.

This conversation is an eye-opener, delving into the responsibility we hold as business leaders to recognize our prejudices and the transformative potential of weaving social justice into our professional tapestry.

The heartbeat of any thriving business is the connections we forge through conversation. This episode flips the script on mundane small talk, spotlighting the profound effects of active listening and sincere engagement.

Imagine a workplace where every query stems from genuine curiosity, where each interaction leaves someone feeling seen and valued.

Megan and I explore how such a shift can revolutionize relationships with clients and colleagues alike, fostering a community spirit that pays dividends in retention and promotion. Join us for an enlightening discourse that might just redefine the way you communicate within your business circles, and beyond.

Key Moments:

3:36 Understanding Implicit Bias in Society

12:15 Value in Connecting Through Audible Communication

21:13 Social Justice Transformation Quiz and Resources

Megan Fuciarelli, Chief Empowerment Officer of US² Consulting and a former educator and superintendent with a deep commitment to social justice and education. My expertise lies in enhancing educational institutions with equity, diversity, and inclusion. My goal is to lead transformative journeys towards success that harmonize with social justice values, leveraging my unique background to build successful, equitable partnerships in education.

Connect with Megan: https://meganfuciarelli.com/

Metamorphustice Quiz: https://bit.ly/MetamorphusticeQuiz 

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Check out Grace and Ease Productions at https://graceandeaseproductions.com/

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On the Creating Powerful Impact podcast, your host, Shay Wheat, Certified Event Producer™, Founder & CEO of Grace and Ease Productions, Inc. talks with coaches, experts, and thought leaders that are creating a wave of change with the work they do in the world. She believes that everyone has a unique message that can positively impact the world and we deserve to hear their stories. #creatingpowerfulimpact