Kelly McDonald featured in CEO Weekly
Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic. Many employers are under pressure to make sure their workforce and employee base is as diverse, inclusive, and representative of the customers they serve.
Recently Kelly McDonald was featured in CEO Weekly as an expert on this subject. The article, Transforming Barriers Into Bridges: How Author and Speaker Kelly McDonald Helps CEOs Work and Lead People from All Walks of Life – by Olivia Washington talked about Kelly’s hopes of guiding more organizations and companies in the right direction.
As shared in the article, Kelly’s perspective as an expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion is rooted in the understanding that there are numerous gaps and that everything can be bridged.
Kelly shared, “most people focus on differences that are about race and religion. But there are many other ways we are different, such as morning people vs. night owls; introverts vs. extroverts; analytical thinkers vs. creative thinkers; listeners vs. talkers; tech-savvy vs. tech-phobic and more.”
Kelly McDonald is considered one of the nation’s top experts in diversity and inclusion, leadership, marketing, customer experience, and consumer trends. She has been featured on CNBC, in Forbes, INC. Magazine, BusinessWeek, CEO World, Fast Company, and more. She is the author of four bestselling books on how to market to, sell to, serve and work with people “not like you”.
Her franchise client experience includes brands such as Toyota, Burger King, State Farm, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harley-Davidson, Great Clips, Mattress Firm, Ace Hardware, True Value Hardware, Maids International, and KOA (Kampgrounds of America).
Kelly was named one of the “10 Most Booked Speakers in the U.S.” and ranked #1 on the list of “25 Hot Speakers” by Successful Meetings Magazine.
In case you missed it, here’s the LINK to read the CEO Weekly article in its entirety.