A review of


The Key to Transforming and Maintaining Diversity, Inclusion and Equality at Work

Empathy and Collaboration

by David Meyer

Integrate your marginalized employees to develop a more ethical corporate culture – and healthier bottom line.

Backlash against identity politics often impedes workplace diversity initiatives – which, themselves, can become echo chambers that do little to change workplace culture. In this call-to-action, bestsellers Kathryn Jacob and Sue Unerman and mindfulness consultant Mark Edwards argue for diversity as a moral imperative and organizational advantage. Instead of avoiding conflict through imposed conformity, they advocate embracing disagreements and offer practical mindfulness techniques for managing discord in productive ways.

“Pale, Male, Stale”

Workplace culture, the authors insist, must shift focus from competition and traditional white male values to belonging. A culture of belonging derives from empathy and collaboration.

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