Much like the food we eat and the air we breathe, a sense of belonging has been scientifically proven to be a universal human need. It directly coincides with our ability to be comfortable being ourselves, sharing our opinions, building relationships, feeling connected to others, and doing our best work. We don’t just want it. We require it.

Yet we find ourselves in an interesting predicament. Despite the significant investments many companies are making in diversity, equity, and inclusion …

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Sean J. Leighton, MS, MBA, is IFT President, 2023–2024 ([email protected]).
Sean J. Leighton