Is the Government Doing Enough to Protect Airline Passengers?

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot,
could say about the Government Role in Airline Travel Safety

“Passengers have only a vague idea of what the government is doing to help them.”  –Chris Elliott

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Solutions for a Toxic/Racist Workplace Culture

Available for Interviews:Carol Barkes

 

Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

 

Talking Points from Carol Barkes on what she can say
in an interview :

Employees are no longer allowing their employers to silence them and they’re exposing their workplace for the toxic/racist cultures that they may breed. What can companies learn from these scandals so that they can start working on fixing their behaviors/cultures now? Here are 5 strategies to addressing toxicity in the workplace:

1) Communication is key. Having an environment that encourages open and honest dialog allows employees (over time) to trust they can speak without negative repercussions. This environment often helps companies identify blind spots as employees feel safer to speak out about issues and concerns.

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How People Can Manage Their Biases

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

 

Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

 

Talking Points from Carol Barkes on what she can say
in an interview about Biases:

Delicate Topics: How to Explain Protests to Kids

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Colleen Cira

Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

 

Talking Points on What Dr. Cira Can Say in an Interview
About Explaining Protests to kids:

  1. Parents, especially White Parents, should be having conversations with children about race anyway, protests or not. Institutionalized racism is as old as America, so parents need to be talking to their children about power and privilege early on. Reading books that discuss racism and have different characters with different races, ethnicities, and cultures is recommended. Only by starting this conversation early can we ever expect to have a more loving, less hateful world.

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