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Diversity Training at Starbucks


[Photo by Mike Kenneally at Unsplash] Writing in The Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson casts a skeptical eye on the much-publicized diversity training at Starbucks. The most questionable diversity programs are ideologically-driven.

Diversity and Personalities


Much is made of diversity on the basis of race, sex, national origin, age, and sexual orientation but you rarely hear of a diversity of personalities.



I will now do something other than what I want to accomplish so my mind will drift naturally to what I want to accomplish. It is strange how diverting attention from A to B can so easily bring thoughts to back to A. I am working on A by not working on A

Viewpoint Diversity


Jacques Berlinerblau on why there are so few Republicans in the humanities. An excerpt: This imbalance is insanely pronounced in the humanities. It is really, really hard to find a Republican art historian, or a pro-life women’s studies scholar, or an English professor in favor of open carry policies for guns on campus, or a French cinema expert who touts free market values. At an elite school—the type of joint that sits high and lofty atop the U.S.

Top 10 Reasons Diversity Is Good For The Boardroom

N2Growth Blog

I do quite a bit of work on matters of board composition, selection and succession, and what I can tell you is this; board diversity is simply smart business. In today’s column I’ll share with you the top 10 reasons why diversity is good for the boardroom.

Diversity of a Different Persuasion

N2Growth Blog

Diversity is a complex issue because it comes in all shapes and sizes. As an Executive Recruiter, I have been asked to identify candidates who are diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, gender and even geography. Or, to put it more formally, diversity of demographic cohort.

Top 50 Companies for Diversity in 2015

Women on Business

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Corporate Diversity Yields Postive Bottom-Line Results – Infographic

Women on Business

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Today's Diverse Workforce

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Our Diverse Colleges and Universities


Many admissions directors acknowledge that is partly because colleges have sought racial and economic diversity from the same students, and poorer white students don't fulfill that goal. "In 2009, two Princeton sociologists analyzed eight selective colleges and universities and found that for.minority applicants, the lower a family's socioeconomic class, the more likely they were to gain admission. For white applicants, the opposite was true.

How Prioritizing Diversity Can Make You a Better Leader

Women on Business

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The Big Picture of Business – Diversity is Important for Business

Strategy Driven

Diversity is most important for business, the economy and quality of life. I have conducted many diversity audits of companies. I have seen corporate America embrace diversity in many practices, including the workforce and suppliers. Quotes About Diversity.

Intellectual Diversity on Campus


The proposition : "Liberals are stifling intellectual diversity on campus." Arguing for the proposition : Greg Lukianoff and Kirsten Powers Arguing against the proposition : Angus Johnson and Jeremy Mayer Here''s the video. Here''s the transcript

Ideological Diversity in Law Schools


How ideologically slanted are the law schools? Check out the chart at Althouse

Diversity And Bias: How to Hear ‘Different’ People Differently

Strategy Driven

We all recognize diversity is important yet difficult to attain. We recognize that with diversity we're capable of creating all that's possible; without diversity we limit who gets heard, who gets to lead, what knowledge we deem important, what we teach our children.

Why Have We Stopped Talking About Diversity At Work?

Let's Grow Leaders

The main topic was diversity. We clearly needed that diversity program. Perhaps you remember the “diversity” era. If I were running LGL in the 1990s, I’m quite sure “diversity” would be all over my website. Is diversity handled?

Celebrating Diversity

Marshall Goldsmith

Consumers can have access to an incredible diversity of goods that may have been produced anywhere in the world. While, in theory, global trade will create greater product diversity, in practice it sometimes creates greater homogeneity. But by communicating with people of diverse backgrounds, we quickly learn that negative ethnic stereotypes are invalid. Open communication can lead to a world where diversity is celebrated and the ethnic hatred and violence is reduced.

Oscars, Diversity, and Quotas


Will a bold, new, emphasis on diversity produce a covert quota system in which various groups set markers for acceptable representation and where merit is subjected to a de facto ceiling? ["We''ve

A Lack of Gender Diversity in Leadership Is Hurting Companies

Women on Business

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Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Let me be clear: leadership and diversity should have nothing to do with one another. I’ll take it one step further – I can’t really think of any issue that should be argued or decided solely on the merits of diversity. of virtually every diversity segment.

Hollywood, Diversity, and Common Sense


You'd think that by now the idea that an awards program should have racial diversity would have been dismissed as foolish and unrealistic. The complaints about the Oscar nominations are far from new.

A Culture of Diversions


Television. Radio. The Internet. Video games. Movies. Gossip. Scandal. Rumors. Facebook. LinkedIn. Twitter. YouTube. You know you''ve got to keep up. Oh really? With what? And how much of even a good thing is too much

5 Ways Diverse Experience Makes Leaders Better

Linked 2 Leadership

The post 5 Ways Diverse Experience Makes Leaders Better appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. There can be little argument that the world is a complex place.

Intellectual Diversity on Campus


One of my pleasant memories of those days is of the frequent chances to hear diverse viewpoints. I seriously doubt if many universities provide that level of diverse viewpoints today. Most of my college years were in the Sixties.

SPRINT Authors Have Diverse Backgrounds

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is a brief biography of each of the… Read More SPRINT Authors Have Diverse Backgrounds. On Friday, June 3, I present the best-selling book, Sprint: Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2016) at the First Friday Book Synopsis at the Park City Club in Dallas. To obtain information and register, click HERE.

Great Leaders Know Diverse Teams are Stronger Teams

Women on Business

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The Diversity Dividend: How Balancing Your Leadership Team Can Pay Off

Strategy Driven

The call for greater diversity at senior leadership levels is not new, although it has itself become more inclusive, extending beyond gender, race and ethnicity, to encompass age, education, socioeconomic background and sexual orientation, as well as experience, skills and talent. Sadly, none of the 366 public companies surveyed stood out as leaders on both gender and ethnic diversity axis together. “Is there a diversity dividend?”

Leading Diversity

Lead Change Blog

This week I was reminded of the diversity in leadership while attending the International Computer Electronics Show (CES). With well over a hundred thousand people attending, I often found myself watching, listening and interacting with a very diverse group from … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders. Leadership Development Collaborate communication Difference diversity Teamwork trust

Apple’s Latest Diversity Report A Big “So What”

N2Growth Blog

Last week, Apple released its latest Diversity Report. Apple claims that from July 2016 to July 2017, half of its new hires in the U.S. I don’t think hiring by the numbers is the best way to establish a diverse and inclusive corporate culture. I think that you have to work at changing people’s minds to do that. How Apple Can Win the Diversity Game.

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StrategyDriven Podcast Video Edition – What is Diversity and Inclusion?

Strategy Driven

Episode 1 – What is Diversity and Inclusion? examines the definition of diversity and inclusion by… providing a conceptual definition of diversity and inclusion. illustrating what diversity and inclusion looks like in action.

How PwC Keeps Its Diversity Leadership Fresh | Diversity Executive [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

diversity leadershipBy limiting its CDOs to two- or three-year terms, PwC regularly infuses the position with new talent.

The Blaming Diversion


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Why Workplace Diversity Is A Fraud

The Leadership Advisor

We have been saturated with the idea of diversity within our organizations and community. We have heard the benefits of diversity and how we are less empowered when we have less diversity than not.

Senator Urges SEC to Increase Diversity on Corporate Boards

Women on Business

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Research Finds Lack of Gender Diversity in Boardrooms Causes Dysfunction

Women on Business

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Action Steps to Advance Boardroom Diversity Defined

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) released a new report today that details the strategies directors and boards can implement to advance boardroom diversity. The Diverse Board: Moving from Interest to Action report was developed by the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission, comprised of representatives from the corporate directory community, CEOs, and other governance experts.

What's So Great About Diversity?


The issue of diversity in the workplace continues to be a challenge for many organizations.

Do you value diversity?

Deep Imprints

You can watch it here: [link] Here is a valuable quote in a section on the need for diversity: “The church is God’s masterpiece. Today, I had the opportunity to watch the Town Hall on women in ministry that our denomination put forth last week.

Diversity at UC


Writing in City Journal , Heather MacDonald looks at the University of California''s diversity programs. An excerpt: It’s impossible to overstate the extent to which the diversity ideology has encroached upon UC’s collective psyche and mission. No administrator, no regent, no academic dean or chair can open his mouth for long without professing fealty to diversity.