Local Business Owner LaKisha C. Brooks Named to NSBA Leadership Council
Cartersville, GA – LaKisha C. Brooks of Brooks Consultants was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis.
Brooks, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other small-business advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small businesses to policymakers in Washington, D.C.
BROOKS ENTERPRISE AND CONSULTANTS IS LAUNCHING A TECHNOLOGY DIVERSITY INITIATIVE
March 8, 2021: [Cartersville, GA] — Brooks Enterprise and Consultants, owned by LaKisha C. Brooks, has partnered with global technology training company, GreyCampus to launch a technology diversity initiative by offering six technology development certification and certification preparation courses to upskill diverse talent and prepare individuals for 4th revolution technology. The initiative will focus on getting more women in the technology industry…….
USING DIVERSITY AUDITS TO DETERMINE YOUR COMPANY GOALS
Many companies are considering adding diversity initiatives to their organization’s overall goals. Before implementing any diversity intervention, it is imperative to do a thorough diversity audit to determine the true needs of an organization.
It is easy to simply create voluntary diversity training for employees. Though this type of intervention has great intentions, it can easily lead to diversity fatigue. According to Chief Learning Magazine, “diversity fatigue is a term that first emerged in the 1990s when equal opportunity became a major initiative among corporations.” In today’s world, diversity fatigue can occur by stressing and exhausting diversity efforts that do not align with any company goal, pain point, or need. To alleviate this, a comprehensive audit is needed.
Here are six methods I use for a complete diversity audit…….
GEORGIA SPARTANS HAVE HIRED BROOKS ENTERPRISE AND CONSULTANTS TO LEAD LEARNING AND DIVERSITY INITIATIVES
April 22, 2021: [College Park, GA] — The Georgia Spartans basketball team has hired award-nominated talent management and diversity firm, Brooks Enterprise and Consultants to lead their learning and diversity initiatives. Brooks Enterprise and Consultants developed a three-year strategic learning and diversity plan for the Georgia Spartans.
The top initiatives are:
- Market segmentation expansion
- Women in sports leadership
- Youth fitness and health
- Inclusive community to include veterans, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+…….