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Five Myths that Explain Why We Don’t Pay Attention to Cultural Competence
“We love working with you Sara because you’re just like one of the guys!”
I heard that comment frequently when I was working with a group of large construction company owners. Just by that description, you can probably guess the demographics of that group. Yes, they were all men.
Why Equality Isn't the Answer
In our work to build cultural competence for individuals and organizations, we see recurring myths pop up about this skill.
Jessica had been diligently working with her team to increase her cultural competence and was committed to becoming more effective in her interactions across difference.
She had made great progress in the several months we’d worked together, but this point had her stuck and that made her frustrated.