I have over 20 years of internal and external consulting experience assisting organizations “create environments where people can and will do their best.” I use my educational background of psychology and education and professional expertise in organizational development and human resources to identify and align organizational, departmental, management and individual visions, missions, goals and measures. I am respected and valued by clients for helping people at all levels of the organization clarify their vision and develop practical, real-world strategies, processes and skills to make that vision a reality while empowering and holding all staff accountable. Primary training, education and development work include the following subject areas: leadership, management and supervision, diversity, performance management, team building and performance coaching at all levels. My experience and style – bottom-line thinking with an respectful approach – have helped her leverage her accomplishments as a master trainer and executive coach for the mutual benefit and gain of organizations, teams and individual contributors.
Specialties: * Design and conduct cultural and employee assessments (focus groups, interviews and surveys);
- Provide executive and leadership performance coaching
- Design, develop and facilitate workshops including: leadership, management, performance management, harassment, diversity and inclusion, personality, stress and train-the-trainer workshops
Gloria Cotton has hosted 39 Episodes.
Season 2 - Episode 1: Rethinking "Microaggressions" and Bold Conversations with Dr. Michael Baran
September 30th, 2020 | Season 2 | 44 mins 16 secs
Microaggression is a term used for brief and commonplace daily verbal or behavioral indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative attitudes toward stigmatized or culturally marginalized groups.
Trailer: Season 2: A Utility Bag for Self-Care and Self-Love
September 23rd, 2020 | Season 2 | 3 mins 17 secs
Welcome back! Did you miss me? Cause I sure missed you.
Season one of the Delicious Truth was a pleasure to work on. I hope that it brought out everything that we hoped. This podcast was intended to start conversations, promote understanding, and more importantly, provide insight into barriers to joy so that people can take back their power and live a more joyful life.
Episode 12: Post Traumatic Slavery Disorder (PTSD) Part II
September 2nd, 2020 | Season 1 | 42 mins 52 secs
2020 has brought about a lot of loss. And loss, especially unexpected loss can be traumatic. As if America wasn’t already fraught with social issues, COVID-19 has further shed light on our challenges. In the last episode, we broke down the root of slavery as it existed in America.
Episode 11: Post Traumatic Slavery Disorder (PTSD) with Brandies Mevaa
August 26th, 2020 | Season 1 | 45 mins 38 secs
We are in a state of unrest. Unrest has occupied us, and I mean all of us. Whether you are black, white, rich, or poor, to be human is to be connected to one another and we are all in a state of unrest, and this unrest is a substantial barrier to joy.
Episode 10: From Military Service to Civilian Life with Greg Jenkins
August 19th, 2020 | Season 1 | 48 mins 24 secs
Our guest today Greg Jenkins is the Founder & CEO of Greg Jenkins Consulting, 28+ years of US Army Service, Retired Sergeant Major, Diversity & Inclusion practitioner, life-long learner. He has committed to helping both military and prospective military service members better understand the opportunities provided by the military and supporting members and families transition back into civilian life.
Episode 9: Dating in 2020 with Lorren & Marco
August 12th, 2020 | Season 1 | 42 mins 6 secs
On this episode, we believe that love is greater than anything. Our relationships to ourselves and all things outside of ourselves when operating from a place of love has the best outcomes. The most fundamental loving relationship is between romantic partners. The desire to meet, fall in love and form lasting partnership is something that unites us as humans.
Episode 8: Recidivism -Why? Challenges and benefits of eliminating the culture of repeated criminal and antisocial behavior patterns in the USA.
August 5th, 2020 | Season 1 | 38 mins 5 secs
Recidivism refers to a person's return to state or federal custody, after the person has already served time for a previous crime. A U.S. Sentencing Commission report on recidivism among federal prisoners, released on January 24, 2019, showed that nearly 64% of prisoners who had been convicted of violent offenses were arrested within eight years compared with about 40% of those convicted of nonviolent offenses.
Episode 7: Great Leadership: Why and how it matters with Megan Davis Lightman
July 29th, 2020 | Season 1 | 46 mins
covid-19, leader, presidential, transformation
Leadership is the action of leading a group of people or organization. Leadership by itself doesn’t actually default to good or bad, it just is. Maybe that’s because good and bad leadership is subjective? I find that odd, but nonetheless, it's true.
Episode 6: The Great Financial Reset: COVID19 with Ash Cash Exantus
July 22nd, 2020 | Season 1 | 41 mins 37 secs
financial freedom, saving, streams of income, wealth building
Money is complicated. Mix it with a pandemic and it can get beyond complicated to down right sticky. We’ve all heard that we should be seeking “Financial freedom,” what does it really mean?
Episode 5: Coughing while Asian with Barb Lee
July 15th, 2020 | Season 1 | 44 mins 40 secs
anit-immigration, equity, inclusion, racism
At the delicious truth, we know that talking about and uncovering solutions that keep us seeped in the history of this country is an important step in the right direction. With all that is going on in the media, racism against black people in America has become highly visible and discussed. However, since 2016 the fact that anti-immigrant racism and a more recent example with COVID-19 being called the "Chinese Virus," highlights a long-standing issue with racism against Asian people. The xenophobia and racism have led to Asian men and women being attacked.
Episode 4: Being and Staying Positively Resilient with Buck Davis
July 8th, 2020 | Season 1 | 43 mins 26 secs
Resilience: The ability to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. Well, if these aren't difficult times I don't know what is. Ok! However, humans are born with a resilient spirit. Despite that fact, there is a limit to everything. If you or someone you know has been pushed to your limit, more often than not, this is episode is for you.
Sneakpeak, YOU ARE NOT POWERLESS!
Episode 3: Tomorrow may never come with Derek Dow
July 1st, 2020 | Season 1 | 45 mins 23 secs
According to the United States Declaration of Independence, all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. SO WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?