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Double Down or Ease Up - The Current State of DEI with Dr. "Bowtie" Todd Jenkins

Hey Thrivers! In this episode, I am joined by Dr. "Bowtie" Todd Jenkins, CEO of Bowtie Leadership & Development, Inc., who is a renowned expert in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

Dr. Bowtie shares the importance of having DEI initiatives through conversations and inspiring narratives. We also explore DEI as a critical business function, delving into strategies for fostering inclusive workplaces and navigating global DEI dynamics, and knowing whether to double down or ease up by understanding the current state of DEI. Dr. Bowtie's leadership at Bowtie Leadership & Development, Inc. exemplifies a commitment to meaningful change, offering insights into the impact of DEI on personal and professional growth.

Tune in and join us as we uncover the keys to thriving in DEI and career development today!


  • Dr. Bowtie’s childhood to career roadmap in DEI
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace
  • Differences between global work and national work
  • Factors that affect DEI in the global landscape
  • The impact of Bowtie Leadership & Development, Inc.
  • Dr. Bowtie’s personal leadership and professional approach
  • Brittany’s book recommendation, Essentialism by Greg McKeown
  • The pivotal role of thriving in personal growth and career development


“Thriving is a process. It's a process of becoming. It’s also the celebration of happiness and joy in the moments and also the expectation that the best is yet to come.” — Dr. "Bowtie" Todd Jenkins

“A book, I believe, is a recommended reading for leaders. It's an annual read for me. It's called Essentialism by Greg McKeown. It's about the disciplined pursuit of less… [and] do more of what brings me joy.” — Brittany Cole


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