This curated paper tackles some of the most important—and challenging—HR issues facing leaders and HR executives today. David Moff, SPHR, SHRM-SCP writes on how to best build trust between the HR team and employees in Jumping the HR Trust Barrier. John D. Wing tackles tough issues in Managing Political Activism in the Workplace and Dr. Robin Kelley lays out Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: How to Start & Keep Going. Larry F. Beers reviews Five Compensation Trends to Watch into 2021 and Sandie Bateman, MBA, CPTD tackles Challenges to Leadership Effectiveness. Brenda H. Thompson, MA discusses the 3 Paradigms for Identifying the Future Leaders of Your Organization, presenting eight strategic alternatives to identifying a leader for your organization.