Sometimes, bias can be trivial. Other times, not so much.
Unconscious bias is an unintentional preference you hold for or against a group of people. Though it may be unintentional, it unfortunately can still leave negative impacts on your agency.
At the 2020 NextGen Government Training Summit, Pamela Fuller, Thought Leader for Inclusion & Bias at FranklinCovey, a management firm, unpacked what unconscious bias means, how it can obstruct agency performance and how to overcome it by reframing biased thinking.
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