The assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis on April 4, 1968, continues to reverberate throughout the nation in large and small ways almost 50 years later. In many ways our nation is still trying to recover from King’s death and the opportunities for racial equality, economic justice and peace.
Four Days to Change: 12 Radical Habits to Overcome Bias and Thrive in a Diverse World by White Men as Full Diversity Partners co-founder, Michael Welp. Based on twenty years of pioneering workshops engaging white male leaders in transforming their own mindsets, building leadership skills, and creating powerful partnerships at work and at home, Four Days to Change is a unique fly on the wall experience for many of us as it follows a group of white men embarking on a life-changing experience to broaden their view of the world on pressing issues of our times related to race, gender, and sexual orientation.
Emerging World has published the results of their latest research on the long-term impact of Corporate International Service Learning (CISL) experiences. The study, completed in collaboration with leading global organizations including Microsoft, Merck and EY, found that “100 % of participants recommended a CISL experience to a colleague”. The results strongly endorse CISL’s positive and lasting impact on leadership behavior, career mobility, and retention. (more…)
At Emerging World, corporate international service learning experiences comes in all shapes and sizes. In this firsthand account, you’ll learn about the impact a group of senior leaders from Kuwait Petroleum Company had on UK-based charity EDT (Engineering Development Trust) which focuses on providing STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics experiences for young people across the UK. Action learning was used to explore and expand perspectives and gain powerful cross-cultural impact. (more…)
Immersive learning is learning by doing. Taking the participant out of their comfort zone, by immersing them in a real-world experience as an integral part of the learning. It provides impactful learning outcomes that equip participants with the awareness, skills and mindset required to successfully lead in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world. But how do you know if your company is ready to commit to an immersive learning experience? (more…)