What does the TikTok uprising at your company look like?
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What does the TikTok uprising at your company look like?

If you have a teenager in your life, you’re probably already familiar with the video-sharing social media app called TikTok and perhaps the K-pop musical genre, as well. If not, the recent fervor over the turnout in this past weekend’s rally by President Donald Trump has likely introduced you to them.

For those unfamiliar with what transpired, Trump predicted that his rally would attract enough supporters to fill the 19,000-seat BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.

Leadership: The antidote to racial injustice
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Leadership: The antidote to racial injustice

For many African American employees in your organization, these last two weeks feel like they’ve been 100 years long. Along with millions of people around the world, they’ve witnessed the horror of George Floyd being held to the ground by a police officer with such force on his neck that it resulted in his death.

A life was lost right before our eyes, and no one in authority did anything to stop it. Floyd’s homicide follows those of other black men and women, including Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Freddie Gray, Eric Garner, Philando Castile, Sandra Bland and many more, at the hands of those in power or in institutions of authority.

These institutional leaders, the police in this case, control the culture we experience in our neighborhoods, the very same way you control the cultural environment that employees experience in your organization.