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Phyllis Braxton

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Episode 24: Making the Workplace Safe After Trauma, with Phyllis Braxton

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Phyllis Braxton-Frierson is the CEO and Founder of PINK Consulting, LLC and The PINK Brand. She has been in the DEI field for nearly 20 years. Phyllis is a native of Moss Point, Mississippi and has resided in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the last 24 years. She is the daughter of Viola, mother to Ivy Zaire and wife to Marcus Frierson III. PINK Consulting provides trauma-informed counseling, intercultural assessment, training and development, personal and professional coaching, keynote and motivational speaking to individuals and organizations nationwide. Prior to starting PINK Consulting LLC 13 years ago, Phyllis worked for several organizations and educational institutions. She was an adjunct professor teaching graduate-level courses in diversity; received her master’s degree at the University of Minnesota, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Ga. Phyllis served as Co-Director and team leader for Minnesota S.E.E.D. (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity). What you’ll learn about in this episode: The hard work that went into getting to where Phyllis is today Why dealing with trauma is so foundational to functioning in work and life The different kinds of trauma and the nuances that separate them The biological mechanisms associated with trauma and how it looks in the workplace Why companies often recruit for diversity but are really onboarding for assimilation Making the workplace emotionally safe for victims of vicarious trauma Historical trauma and how it passes through our tissues and DNA Additional resources: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PhyllisAkaShowtime Website: https://pinkconsultingllc.com/ Phone: (763)-301-5119

41mins

2 Oct 2019

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Intercultural Organizational Development and Systems Change with Phyllis Braxton (BZP005)

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Beth and Phyllis talk about how organizations can work towards equity and make a difference in their communities through Intercultural Organizational Development. Along the way, we also briefly discuss Net Neutrality, the CDC’s list of newly banned words, the Alabama Senate race, and reacting to trauma in a polarized world. Beth and Phyllis also share … Continue reading "Intercultural Organizational Development and Systems Change with Phyllis Braxton (BZP005)"

51mins

29 Dec 2017

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Intercultural Organizational Development and Systems Change with Phyllis Braxton (BZP005)

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Beth and Phyllis talk about how organizations can work towards equity and make a difference in their communities through Intercultural Organizational Development. Along the way, we also briefly discuss Net Neutrality, the CDC’s list of newly banned words, the Alabama Senate race, and reacting to trauma in a polarized world. Beth and Phyllis also share about the importance of practitioners connecting with others in their space and how trainers can elevate their skill sets by taking part in the upcoming workshop Facilitating Cultural Change in January 2018.

51mins

29 Dec 2017