Leading From The Heart; Advancing Inclusion, Equality & The Bottom Line with Ray Arata
Ray Arata helps great organizations grow profit through heart centered inclusionary leadership which advances both inclusion and equality by leveraging the differences between men and women through gender partnership.
Inspire executive management to lead from the heart and/or engage male allies.
Develop more productive and successful internal team relationships and communication.
Connect with and serve their market(s) with more appropriate offerings.
Tap into and make full use of talent they may not be aware of on their existing staff.
Grow employee retention and attract young high level talent.
Companies are experiencing increased pressure to create gender-balanced leadership teams and cultures of inclusion. However, in many cases, current leadership teams, boardrooms, and the overall organizational cultures do not reflect gender equality. Instead, there is an inherent gender inequality throughout most organizations from the top to the bottom.
Imagine that you could successfully leverage and maximize the value of different viewpoints of the men and women on your team towards mutual and organizational success. In this presentation, you'll learn how leading from the heart makes gender partnership possible and is a win/win for men, women and their organizations.
ABOUT RAY ARATA:
Ray speaks or has spoken in front of corporate leaders from Visa, Microsoft, Ebay, Intel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Kaiser Permanente, PwC, PG&E, Genentech, Hanson Bridgett and more. He also brings key insights serving both as a moderator and panelist. He also enjoys working with small to mid-sized businesses and a range of professional services organizations/associations.
Professionals connect with Ray because he not only leads from his heart and practices what he teaches in his own businesses and personal life but because he’s got an extensive business background too. Through his keynote presentations, workshops, executive coaching and management training, he applies the same heart-based principles that lead him to running a thriving business and personal life today.
More On Ray:
Co Founder of Inclusionary Leadership Group (ILG) with a focus on the business value of creating full partnership between men and women by leveraging their differences. They create scalable, sustainable, and measurable solutions to drive fundamental cultural change for large companies such as Kaiser Permanente, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Telstra.
Founder of the Better Man Conference, which educates, activates and mobilizes men as inclusionary leaders by leveraging their position and privilege to support and empower women and minorities.
Coach to corporate executives, business leaders, owners and entrepreneurs, Ray has created a system for emotional maturity and accountability that empowers men with practical guidance and tools to prevent and resolve conflict in their families, workplaces and communities. Ray does this with coaching programs, workshops & speaking that are designed to support men in their transformation to new, happier lives.
HeForShe Male Champion Of Change, 2016 awarded by UN Women of San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
10,000+ hours of working with men to advance their emotional literacy and intelligence with the ManKind Project over the last 18 years.
Author of Wake Up, Step Up: Transforming Your Wake Up Call to Emotional Health and Happiness and the forthcoming Power of the Heart: A Guidebook for Inclusionary Leaders
Ray lives in Marin County near San Francisco, and is a recent empty nester. Ray has three young adult children and has been married for fifteen years now to his life partner, Anna. Ray has learned first hand what gender partnership means as both he and his wife work full time. He earned his Juris Doctorate in 1992 at San Francisco Law School, worked as an accredited Wealth Manager for 16 years, completed a Process Training at the Advanced Coaching and Leadership Center, and is a certified culture consultant through the Tribal Leadership Academy. In his spare time he enjoys the outdoors and sports such as cycling, cross country skiing, hiking and cooking.