Unlabeled Leadership
Unlabeled Leadership
Gary DePaul
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074: Sejal Thakkar Raises Awareness about Biases
23 minutes Posted Jul 8, 2021 at 4:00 am.
Prologue
Part 1: Reducing Microaggressions in the Workplace
Part 2: Go Make A Difference
Part 3: The Platinum Rule
Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov
Space Guitar by sonicscope
Piano Trio Jazz Lounge Background by Stockwaves
Bright Summer with Acoustic Guitar by Dredstudio
Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia
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Show notes
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 74, Sejal Thakkar talks about something her father said that influenced her growth. She then explains Barry Shore’s story and how he practices leadership. Finally, Sejal advises us to practice the Platinum Rule.
Dubbing herself "Chief Civility Officer", Sejal is not your average employment law attorney. As she developed her legal practice, organizations began requesting her to facilitate workshops that are proactive, relevant, and impactful workplace training programs to prevent sexual harassment, bullying, and the effects of unconscious bias. Sejal promotes diversity and inclusion as well as being civil to one another.
In this story, Sejal shares something that her father said that has helped her gain perspective. She then discusses the effect of biases and microaggressions.
Sejal shares Barry Shore’s remarkable story of how he became the Ambassador of Joy. She comments about the high price of stress in the workplace and how Barry works to bring joy with his platform.
You may have heard of the Golden Rule. Sejal advises us to go beyond that rule and adopt the Platinum Rule.
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Episode links
Sara’s LinkedIn Profile and website
TEDxCWRU: The Pain, Power, and Paradox of Bias
Barry Shore and the Joy of Living (and podcast)
Gary DePaul’s website 
Gary's books:
  What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?
  Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership 
Background Music
You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements.
00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov
00:50 Space Guitar by sonicscope
16:05 Piano Trio Jazz Lounge Background by Stockwaves
20:42 Bright Summer with Acoustic Guitar by Dredstudio
22:48 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia
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