Why Diversity and Inclusion Starts With Hello

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Diversity and Inclusion Starts With Hello   September is coming fast as people return to work, school, and home.  This is a great opportunity to strike up a conversation with new people and break out of social and work silos. There are three common threads through countless interviews and focus groups I’ve conducted in a wide range of organizations: 1-  …

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Ten Ways Diversity and Inclusion Can Foster Innovation

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Ten Ways To Foster Amazing Innovation Through Diversity Leadership   In this business era of speed, competition and globalization, innovation rules all. You never know where the next great product, process or profit builder will originate. Good Diversity Management and Culturally Intelligent Leadership can make the difference between repeatedly hearing mediocre ideas from the same people, or mining the hidden…

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Three Stale Diversity Slogans That Trivialize Diversity

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Meaningless Diversity Slogans(We probably have used these more times than we admit. I pledge to stop myself before I use them) 1- The Golden Rule- Treat people the way you want to be treatedWhat if you hate yourselfWhat if they other people don’t want what you wantWhat if you have no idea how you want to be treated because you’ve…

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