S02:E03 – Don’t Go For The Ask, Give Them The Tell With Dr. Jay Burks

ABOUT: SupplierDiversity TV® Season 2, Episode 3
LOCATION: Recorded during NMSDC Austin, TX, October 15-16, 2018

SUMMARY: Watch this critical episode of SupplierDiversity TV® to hear from Dr. Jay Burks, Director of Supplier Diversity at one of the largest, most innovative companies in the world, Comcast NBCUniversal, explain why his organization believes that supplier diversity is the foundation for their innovation. One of the most important pieces of advice you’ll hear from any supplier diversity professional is contained in the title phrase: “don’t go for the ask, give them the tell.” Dr. Burks provides never before heard insights directly from the perspective of a globally renowned media organization that will carry your business or supplier diversity program forward.

L. Jay Burks, PhD
Director of Supplier Diversity
Comcast NBCUniversal

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S01:E08 – What’s the Difference Between Diversity & Inclusion with Leonard Spencer

SupplierDiversity TV Season 1, Episode 8

Diverse suppliers need diversity leaders like Leonard Spencer, who leads supplier diversity for the Walt Disney Corporation, to be able to understand their business and their strengths well enough to position their value proposition to his team of corporate buyers. In this episode of Supplier Diversity TV, Leonard eloquently differentiates between diversity and inclusion and gives essential tips for communicating that value effectively and efficiently, so that the process moves as smoothly and quickly as possible. If you are a diverse supplier feeling frustrated by your message not getting through, or not moving quickly enough, this episode is for you.

Leonard K. Spencer
Senior Manager –
Supplier Diversity Development
The Walt Disney Corporation

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