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Episode 13: Putting DE&I Plans Into Action

In this episode, host Chris Thornton talks with Soon Mee Kim, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Omnicom Public Relations Group, to understand how 2021 will be a year of action for organizations’ DE&I initiatives. They discuss the fear that often prevents change in the workplace and how that can be replaced with an attitude of progress over perfection. Moving forward, Soon Mee encourages decision-makers to surround themselves with diverse perspectives and offers advice to leaders who know there is so much work to be done.

Chris Thornton is a Senior Principal and member of the global leadership team at Daggerwing Group. In his role, Chris serves as a source of strategic counsel for Senior Executives with client firms, advising them on how to help clients achieve Executive alignment, transform their cultures and equip and enable people managers to lead and embed change. An expert in the people side of change with both client-side and consulting experience, Chris has worked with leading companies including Nestlé, Pfizer, and GE Aviation to do change right and make it stick. He is also an active speaker on business transformation, a driver of innovation in Daggerwing’s breadth of change consulting services, and the host of Daggerwing Group’s podcast, [email protected] Chris and his wife were featured in the New York Times for their love of pie.