HR, People & Culture Support

The way your people work together sets the tone for everything they do. For many organizational leaders, it can feel difficult to take an accurate pulse on morale. People’s wants, needs, thoughts, and concerns are subtle, but they’re critical to recognize and address. A safe, collaborative environment is the key ingredient to bring out the best in each person—one requiring expert strategies to plan and nurture.

Focus Areas

SDI supports clients by leveraging four focus areas involving HR and People & Culture. There is a delicate balance between these areas, so we consider your preferred path forward while integrating our own recommendations to create the most robust service possible.

Inclusive Employee Experience

  • Equitable Recruiting
  • Accessibility in Hiring & Onboarding
  • Employee Engagement
  • Performance Management & Equitable Development

Emotionally Intelligent Communication

  • EQ-i 2.0/360
  • Conversational Intelligence
  • Intercultural Development (IDI)
  • Navigating Challenging Conversations

Culture Transformation & Change Management

  • Assess Current Culture & Climate
  • Create & Evaluate DEIA Mission, Vision, Values
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders for Strategic Planning
  • Operationalize Goals for Change
  • Check and Adjust: Pulse Assessments

Leader & Manager/Supervisor Development

  • Coaching Performance & Empowering Development
  • Leveraging the Business Impact of DEIA
  • Modeling Accountability and Creating Agency
  • Navigating Pushback from Internal and External Stakeholders


Depending on the needs of your organization, we can institute a wide range of services to help you strengthen your HR and People & Culture initiatives. From group workshops to one-on-one coaching, SDI has a tailored solution that will make a lasting impact.


  • Review & Analysis of Practices & Procedures
  • Targeted Interviews
  • Internal Document Review
  • Brand & Employee Value Proposition Assessment


  • Comprehensive DEIA Climate Assessments
  • Emotional Intelligence Quotient –
    EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360
  • Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)


  • DEIA Workshops for Leaders & Employees
  • Bias in Hiring & Decision-Making
  • Communications: EQ & C-IQ
  • Driving Employee Engagement
  • Equitable Development & Succession Planning
  • 1:1s, Coaching for Performance & Development


  • Strategic Planning & Alignment of Mission, Vision, & Values
  • DEIA Team Creation and Development
  • Conflict Resolution, Crisis and Change Management
  • Inclusive Culture Coaching