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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Why "Employee Engagement" Sometimes Makes Me Want to Plug My Ears

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Why “Employee Engagement” Sometimes Makes Me Want to Plug My Ears  There are times when I hear the term employee engagement and just want to add the words, “blah, blah, blah!” Here is reason number one of five. The other four will follow in additional posts. 1-Employee engagement has become a buzzword with no meaning in some workplaces. What some…

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Are Your Employees Sending Their "Robot Surrogates" to Work

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Are Your Employees Sending Their Robot Surrogates to Work? Several years ago, we conducted an organizational assessment for the president of a mid-size company who wanted to build a more diverse workforce. As a result of the assessment, we helped his executive team revamp their recruiting and hiring strategy to be more inclusive, and increase diversity amongst their new hires….

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Simma's Ten Tips to Leverage Employee Brilliance

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If you want to recruit, retain and leverage the skills and talents of brilliant employees, you need to provide an inclusive  workplace where people love to come to work.  Employers that treat their employees like recalcitrant children, micromanage and demonstrate their distrust of them will not only lose good people to their competition but will eventually end up miserable, broke…

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