About Gobinder Gill

Futurist in Diverse Workforce. Assisting businesses how to Recurit, Retain and Inspire staff for productivity and profits. And focusing on Cultural Awareness Training. Recently publisihed a book called, "Achieving Prosperity through Diversity" now available at the Amazon and Chapters

North Hollywood Slow to Embrace Diversity

After a sabbatical leave, I recently got back on a part time basis into the film industry not as an actor, but behind the scenes in Vancouver known as North Hollywood which employs close to 90,000 Canadians. I quickly realized that diversity is still lacking in North Hollywood, which is the third largest film hub [...]

By |2019-04-16T18:04:33-07:00April 16th, 2019|Businesses, Employement, Organization|Comments Off on North Hollywood Slow to Embrace Diversity

To Make Diversity Training More Effective: Practice Daily

  Organizations offering diversity and inclusion training once or twice a year is a great start. Such training allows the staff to have greater understanding and appreciation of different cultures which ultimately reduces prejudice, discrimination and creates greater cultural harmony. However, one of the main reasons why diversity training is not always successful is because [...]

By |2019-03-03T20:13:08-07:00March 3rd, 2019|Businesses, Motivational, Organization|Comments Off on To Make Diversity Training More Effective: Practice Daily

What Makes Employees Happy?

Around the world, there are close to three billion people in the workforce, but only 40 percent of them reported being satisfied. These numbers are alarming because when the workforce is not happy then productivity and profits plummet by almost 50 percent, according to the global research and analytics firm. Now, since many organizations have [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:04:01-07:00February 12th, 2019|Businesses, Employement|Comments Off on What Makes Employees Happy?

Let’s All Celebrate Christmas

    In recent years, due to political correctness, many organizations are unsure how to celebrate Christmas. Many organizations have decided to opt out of having a Christmas tree or even exchange gifts. And have started wishing colleagues "Happy Holidays" instead "Merry Christmas" so they do not offend non-Christians. I am not sure who came [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:03:15-07:00December 10th, 2018|Businesses|Comments Off on Let’s All Celebrate Christmas

Why Diversity Training Often Fails

Why Diversity Training Often Fails In recent years, many organizations  have been proactive when it comes to diversity and inclusion training. This definitely is not only a moral thing to do, but a right thing to do as the North American workforce becomes increasingly diverse. When effective training is offered in the workplace, then productivity [...]

By |2018-12-06T03:46:34-07:00November 16th, 2018|Businesses|Comments Off on Why Diversity Training Often Fails

No Diversity at Vancouver’s City Hall

Approximately 50 percent of Vancouver’s population is people of colour. In recent municipal elections, not one person of colour was elected. However, some ground was made when it came to female representation, eight of the ten councillors elected were female. Ken Sim of Asian descent was defeated by less than 900 votes by Stewart Kennedy, [...]

By |2018-10-26T00:18:39-07:00October 26th, 2018|Businesses|Comments Off on No Diversity at Vancouver’s City Hall

Diversity in Hollywood – Crazy Rich Asians

Romantic comedy "Crazy Rich Asians" was No. 1 for two weekends in a row at the box office in North America, and so far generated over $135 million in ticket sales. Hopefully this movie is a turning point for not only the Asian cast, but also for other actors of color in Hollywood. The last [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:00:53-07:00September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Diversity in Hollywood – Crazy Rich Asians

Starbucks to Shut Down for Racial Bias Training

   Starbucks to Shut Down for Racial Bias Training   Starbucks will close 8,000 stores across the US on May 29th for racial bias training to its 175,000 employees. This comes about after the store manager called the police on the two patrons, African American, who were simply waiting for a friend. The taped incident [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:28:00-07:00April 26th, 2018|Businesses|Comments Off on Starbucks to Shut Down for Racial Bias Training

How to Successfully Lead a Diverse Team

    How to Successfully Lead a Diverse Team   In today’s changing global work environment, many employees speak a variety of languages. And they often have different customs and values. Leaders need to shift their managerial style if they wish to successfully lead a  multicultural team. One of the biggest challenges facing many managers [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:29:05-07:00February 20th, 2018|Businesses|Comments Off on How to Successfully Lead a Diverse Team

Diversity Ineffectiveness: Recognize and Avoid

Diversity Ineffectiveness: Recognize and Avoid Today's workforce is much more diverse than only ten years ago not only in North America, but also in many other parts of Europe. Every employee in any organization from the top to the bottom needs diversity and cross-cultural sensitivity training and education. They also need to undergo a series [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:21:11-07:00February 6th, 2018|Businesses|Comments Off on Diversity Ineffectiveness: Recognize and Avoid