The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias
Foreword by Laszlo Bock, the bestselling author of Work Rules! and former Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google
An inspiring guide from Dolly Chugh, an award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, on how to confront difficult issues including sexism, racism, inequality, and injustice so that you can make the world...more
I like to think of myself as a good person. We all do, right? Recently, though, it has become harder for me to square that self-image with my lack of tangible action against ...more
Dolly Chugh’s fascinating, smart, thoughtful book is a welcome light in this darkness, and it has ...more
This book is not a lecture. This book is an accomplished thinker and builder extending her hand to help us all. If you’ve ever thought that our societal, systemic issues of bias are overwhelming and bigger than you, ...more
This is a great book for white people to read to help fight our own biases. . .
Martin Luther King wrote those words in his Letter From a Birmingham Jail in 1963. More than 50 years later, many of those same dams still exist - and even though many of us think of ourselves as good people, if we're honest, we're often much more focused on ou ...more
I have thought of myself as empathetic to those who fall into minority groups. However, in my reading of "The Person You Mean To Be," in which Chugh illustrates, through a series of interviews and vignettes, how bias and privilege affect even the most tolerant of us, I have learned that even thos ...more
The result is an engaging, fascinating, and eye-opening guide to improving how you think about and exp ...more
If, like me, you ask yourself just about every day, what should I be doing, please read this book. If you want to be a better ally, use your privilege, get a few realistic ideas on how you can be just a little bit closer to the person you mean to be, please read this book.
Dolly Chugh identifies as a "female, foreign-born, person of color" who teaches at NYU St ...more
It is a ...more
Believers to builders
Embrace being “good...ish” but continue to strive to be a better person
Diversity and inclusion are not the same thing. Listening is one practice that is critical to inclusion