Unconscious Bias as a Major Leadership Blind Spot.

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Benjamin F. Brooks is a retired Major of the Pennsylvania State Police, international speaker, Consultant and Founder of Major Ben’s Consulting Agency specializing in providing assistance to companies to more effectively implement their Cultural Diversity programs. His specific areas of expertise include: Understanding, valuing diversity, inclusion and the effects of unconscious bias, Dealing with Difficult People, Policing your image, preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, Talent management.  » More on Major Ben


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