Showing Up (Kobo eBook)
“More people recognize the importance of Allyship—and that’s great. Unfortunately, many men still don’t know what they need to do to effect change so everyone feels valued and empowered at work. In Showing Up, Ray Arata provides clear guidance on how to turn good intentions into action. I strongly recommend it to everyone interested in helping create a more equal and productive workplace.” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org and OptionB.Org Showing Up is a revolutionary step-by-step guide—by and for men—to end toxic masculinity and enact heart-based leadership, increase diversity, bolster the bottom line, and create a workplace culture where everyone wins. The Time's Up, Me Too, and Black Lives Matter movements have sounded a wake-up—especially for men. Organizations worldwide now realize the critical importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for underrepresented people. It’s abundantly clear: the default model of masculinity isn’t working for anyone. But for a new and healthier infrastructure, for permanent and transformational shifts, we need a plan that includes men. In Showing Up, Ray Arata details the proven methods he's shared with such companies as Verizon, Bloomberg, Moody's, Intel, Toyota, Hearst, and more, teaching men to Embrace healthy masculinity as a cornerstone of inclusionary leadership; Identify unhealthy masculine behaviors in the workplace—like mansplaining, manterrupting, and manopolizing; Adopt behavior modifications aligned with being an inclusive leader and ally; Incorporate specific language to use in healthy discussions; and Leverage power and position to elevate underrepresented groups.