How to talk about religion at work

Religion is a conversation that is not just overlooked but often deliberately avoided in the workplace. Ignoring the problem only makes things more awkward and uncomfortable for people.

In his article just published on HBR Ascend, Dr. Simran Jeet Singh, Executive Director of the Aspen Institute’s Religion & Society Program and Senior Adviser for Diversity & Inclusion at YSC Consulting, a part of Accenture, offers three ways leaders can tactfully approach conversations that invite people from diverse religious backgrounds to share their identities in ways that feel honest and helps them build connections and feel a sense of belonging.