Research in Action Workshop
January 15, 2020 (Chicago, Illinois)

General Information

FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME…

Dr. Arin Reeves and Dr. Krista N. Robinson-Lyles present Nextions’ full-day “Research in Action” workshop to provide diversity and inclusion practitioners with the research and strategies you need to make the difference they want to make in your workplaces.

Be our guest for this specially curated experience, where you and your peers will gather for in-depth, creative, and thought-provoking discussions and exercises.

Selective admission (30 guests admitted)
Cost of Admission: $1200 per guest
Application deadline: November 15, 2019


LEARN ABOUT…

The power and challenges of being a catalyst for change
Research trends in leadership and majority responses to diversity and inclusion efforts
The behavioral model for driving sustainable inclusion in workplaces today


BUILD YOUR TOOLBOX WITH…

Mindfulness research and exercises to ground you and give you resilience tools to approach your challenging work
Tools for establishing a personal vision for your work
Tips for applying the behavioral model to key workplace functions, including recruitment, hiring, evaluations, mentoring, and sponsorship


Please contact Julie Fleming at [email protected] for questions.

Think Smarter. Lead Better.

  • Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men.

    Herbert Hoover
  • Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

    Malcolm Forbes
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

    Stephen R. Covey
  • It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.

    Albert Einstein
  • Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.

    Isaac Asimov
  • America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

    Louis D. Brandeis
  • The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

    Albert Einstein
  • Controversial' as we all know, is often a euphemism for 'interesting and intelligent.

    Kevin Smith
  • Wide differences of opinion in matters of religious, political, and social belief must exist if conscience and intellect alike are not to be stunted, if there is to be room for healthy growth.

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity.They are the vital process of policy among free men.

    Herbert Hoover
  • Diversity creates dimension in the world.

    Elizabeth Ann Lawless
  • The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation -- or a relationship.

    Deborah Tannen
  • Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.

    Walter Lippmann
  • Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Differences challenge assumptions.

    Anne Wilson Schaef
  • One must even beware of too much certainty that the answer to life's problems can only be found in one way and that all must agree to search for light in the same way and cannot find it in any other way.

    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

    Charles Evan Hughes
  • In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.

    Audre Lorde
  • Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.

    Leo Tolstoy
  • Diversity and independence are important because the best collective decisions are the product of disagreement and contest, not consensus or compromise.

    James Surowiecki
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

    Stephen R. Covey
  • Difference of opinion is helpful in religion.

    Thomas Jefferson
  • There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.

    Michel de Montaigne
  • Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.

    Mikhail Gorbachev
  • To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

    Tony Robbins
  • Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.

    Mahatma Gandhi
  • Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.

    Madame De Stael
  • I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.

    Woodrow Wilson