It’s Time for Honesty About Diversity

The topic of diversity is very popular; so ever-present that the word has almost become cliché. People hear “diversity” and dismiss conscious thought, relying instead on whatever stereotypical notion they have about the topic. How did things get this way? First, we have a very real diversity problem with glass ceilings everywhere. Second, there exists […] Read moreRead More»

“I’m Afraid That’s Impossible”… Should Be Made Impossible

To riff on the Billy Shakespeare’s quote, “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the bureaucrats.” I do find that sentiment funny, though I don’t subscribe to such a black and white view of life. I am, however, terribly honest, so here is my take:  bureaucracy is unavoidable, logical, and can be good. Much […] Read moreRead More»

Employee Engagement Starts with You, Not Them

If leaders spent as much time refining and improving their personal game as they did pondering how to improve others, they’d inspire the team to create a massive wave of new achievement.  Engagement starts with you, not them. The typical scenario goes like this:  a leader considers his or her team, both how they are good and […] Read moreRead More»

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