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/ August 20, 2018 5 Ways You Can Make Your Sales Floor More Inclusive
5 Ways You Can Make Your Sales Floor More Inclusive

By Michelle Benfer

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Sales has gotten a bad rap for its “bro” culture, and not long ago, HubSpot faced that challenge on our own sales team. We took a hard look at the diversity of our company and realized it took us too long to make inclusion a priority. And as our company and our sales team have worked hard to move away from monoculture, we’ve had to reflect on what we actually mean when we say ‘diversity and inclusion in sales’.

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/ June 25, 2018 53 Little Things You Can Do to Impact Diversity at Your Company
53 Little Things You Can Do to Impact Diversity at Your Company

By Emma Brudner

When it comes to diversity and inclusion (D&I), I often find people fervently arguing in support of creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace … and then losing steam on the doing part. It can be difficult to know how to drive the movement forward, especially if D&I isn’t part of your job description.

After struggling with this myself, I started this list as a way of brainstorming every single discrete action I could think of to move the needle on D&I. You know, stuff that anybody in any organization can actually do. Because after all, D&I is everyone’s responsibility, and collective effort is needed to really make an impact.

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/ March 7, 2017 Building an Operating System for Work/Life Balance
Building an Operating System for Work/Life Balance

By Alison Elworthy

I’ll never forget the day HubSpot became a public company. Not only had we made it from a small office in Cambridge to the New York Stock Exchange, but I was six-months pregnant at the time of our IPO. Through a professional and personal lens, the day was surreal to say the least, especially since my journey from interning to bell-ringing was full of zigs and zags.

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/ October 25, 2016 Debugging Perceptions: Why I Want My Daughter to Be a Superhero, Not a "Girl" Superhero
Debugging Perceptions: Why I Want My Daughter to Be a Superhero, Not a "Girl" Superhero

By Barbara McCarthy

My daughter is six-years-old and determined to become a “fairy girl superhero mermaid” when she grows up. While I can’t offer much advice on a suitable career path for this particular profession, I think it’s interesting she always uses the word girl in front of superhero. “You’re a girl, so of course you’ll be a girl superhero”, I tell her. But she insists that “all the good superheroes are boys”.

Sadly, she’s right.

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