A New Kind of Power- Resources
The following resources are recommended to support the strategies and practices described in the book A New Kind of Power: Using Human-Centered Leadership to Drive Innovation, Equity and Belonging in Government Institutions.
Chapter 1: Designing Systems to Support More Choice and Voice
Potential resources that might help as you consider how you will create more choice and voice in your organization.
● Dotmocracy- website explaining the approach plus additional resources
● Participatory Budgeting- website explaining the approach plus additional resources
● Human-Centered Professional Development for Managers: website with services offered
● Team Huddles: website explaining the approach plus additional ideas
● Protocols for group discussions: website focused on protocols used in education, but also used in business contexts, that provide structure to group conversations that make them more engaging and productive.
Chapter 2: Building the Infrastructure for Innovation Using Human-Centered Design
Potential resources that can help you implement Human-Centered Design in your organization.
The Lab at OPB (U.S. Office of Personnel Management):
Chapter 3: Creating a Psychologically Safe Environment
Potential resources to help let go of blame-games and embrace psychological safety:
Chapter 4: Paving a Human-Centered Path to Equity and Inclusion
Potential resources to help your organization create a more productive conversations around issues that matter.
How Mindfulness Can Defeat Racial Bias
How to Avoid Picking Up Prejudice from the Media
Developing a Trauma-Informed Workforce (National Council for Behavioral Health)
Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott
My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma
Accidental Courtesy (Documentary on the Life of Daryl Davis. Go to Netflix or Amazon to watch.)
Chapter 5. Hiring Leaders with Emotional Intelligence (using an equity lens)
Potential resources to support you in identifying, hiring and promoting Human-Centered Leaders
7 Practical Ways to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process (article: Harvard Business Review)
How to Address 12 Types of Bias in the Workplace (article: Indeed.com)
Climb Hire: a recruitment and placement company matching highly emotionally intelligent and diverse candidates with positions in great companies
Human-Centered Leadership Rubric for Hiring: <This is an upcoming resource for public use. contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to pilot an early version.>