Day: June 4, 2020

What PwC is doing to stand up against racism

I am writing this because I am heartbroken by the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, and the countless other Black individuals before them. I am also deeply frustrated by the racism that still exists in this country. Although I am not a member of the Black community, this issue is still personal to me.

I cofounded CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion in response to the killing of unarmed Black men in the summer of 2016. Two years later, in 2018, we lost a member of our PwC community, Botham Jean, to this same kind of violence, and I witnessed the pain his family had to — and still has to — endure over the loss of their son and brother.

Over the past week, I have heard from thousands of people, from PwC and elsewhere, and have come to a greater understanding of the hurt,

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What PwC is doing to stand up against racism

I am writing this because I am heartbroken by the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, and the countless other Black individuals before them. I am also deeply frustrated by the racism that still exists in this country. Although I am not a member of the Black community, this issue is still personal to me.

I cofounded CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion in response to the killing of unarmed Black men in the summer of 2016. Two years later, in 2018, we lost a member of our PwC community, Botham Jean, to this same kind of violence, and I witnessed the pain his family had to — and still has to — endure over the loss of their son and brother.

Over the past week, I have heard from thousands of people, from PwC and elsewhere, and have come to a greater understanding of the hurt,

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Redefining B2B experience: COVID-19 catalyzes big changes

Note: This column is the second in a series about redefining experiences in this time of great change and isolation, and reimagining them to emphasize the importance of human connection. The first can be found here.

As a business leader, by now you’ve absorbed the initial shock of COVID-19 and realized that it’s time to start emerging from crisis response mode. But you’re nowhere near being out of the woods. You’re still dealing with emergencies while also learning as you go about your clients’ evolving needs and how to anticipate them and exceed expectations. Navigating this uncertain middle ground — the constantly shifting conditions and the unknown outcomes and time frames — requires a balance of sensitivity and agility.

This is as true for B2B companies as it is for B2Cs. We’re all human and we’re all in this crisis together, so as a B2B leader, you need to

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Called for a Companywide Moment of Silence to Recognize George Floyd

‘Our black community is hurting, and many of us are searching for ways to stand up for what we believe.’

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This story originally appeared on Business Insider

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the would hold a moment of silence on Wednesday in recognition of the of George Floyd and other black lives that have been lost.

In an email sent to employees and shared on the company’s blog, the Google and Alphabet chief said that there would be a moment of silence at 1 p.m. PDT lasting eight minutes and 46 seconds, the amount of time that George Floyd was held under the knee of a police officer before he died.

“Our Black community is hurting, and many of us are searching for ways to stand up

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