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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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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.

Top 50 Companies for Diversity in 2014

Women on Business

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Your Employees, Leadership, Strengths and Diversity

CoachStation

Well, there are books and books covering this topic, but my experiences highlight two points stand out: The need for focus on strengths Diversity and differences that naturally exist between people. Continue reading Your Employees, Leadership, Strengths and Diversity at CoachStation.

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?

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.

5 Uncomfortable Observations About Workforce Diversity

Lead Change Blog

When we reflexively act from a prejudiced place, are we really prizing diversity? Leadership Development Coaching diversity Leadership management managing people better Paul Potts people management prejudice recruiting Susan Boyle teamPosted in Leadership Development We base our first impressions on external appearance. Grooming. Teeth. Attire. Accessories. Accent. We notice scuffs on shoes, extra pounds, and age.

Great Leaders Know Diverse Teams are Stronger Teams

Women on Business

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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

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.

SPRINT Authors Have Diverse Backgrounds

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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.

Today's Diverse Workforce

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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.

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.

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?”

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.

Why Diversity Has Become A Problem

The Leadership Advisor

It’s quite unfortunate that the rally cry for diversity has companies scrambling to make sure that they appear diverse to the outsider. A significant percentage of companies have developed informal “quotas&# to make sure they are a diverse organization.

14-Point Roadmap to Improve Boardroom Diversity and Get More Women on Boards

Women on Business

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Senator Urges SEC to Increase Diversity on Corporate Boards

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What's So Great About Diversity?

LeadStrategic

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

Diversity: The Key Ingredient to Building a High Performance Team

Women on Business

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Research Finds Lack of Gender Diversity in Boardrooms Causes Dysfunction

Women on Business

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Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 19 – Diverse Measurement Mechanisms

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 19 - Diverse Measurement Mechanisms ! The post Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 19 – Diverse Measurement Mechanisms appeared first on StrategyDriven.

The first step in Diversity…

ReThink HR

The first step in Diversity… is realizing that you barely know S*(% about Diversity. The second step… admitting, openly, that you barely know S*(% about Diversity! Diversity is more than race. It doesn’t stop when you have a Chief Diversity Officer.

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.

Study: Women Score Higher in Majority of Leadership Competencies - Diversity Executive [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

competency comp women diversity leadershipOf the 16 competencies Zenger Folkman measures that differentiate high performers from those who are average or poor, women excel at 12 of the 16. These include behaviors such as being perceived as honest, problem solving, driving for results, taking initiative, communicating powerfully, inspiring and motivating, building relationships, developing others, collaboration and teamwork, and championing change.

Church Diversity, Interview and Book Giveaway

Ron Edmondson

My friend Scott Williams has a new book called Church Diversity. He’s addressing a little talked about, but important issue in the church…DIVERSITY. Church Diversity is a movement encouraging book, a quick, fun read, and Scott is passionate about this issue.

More on Tolerance - The Rewards of Diversity

Building Personal Strength

Humanity is diverse. But I often thought it would be wise if they hired team members with more diversity, instead of favoring people so much like themselves, with whom they connected so magically. Fortune Cookies Personal Strength Diversity Tolerance My Story

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 – Diverse Metric Groupings

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 - Diverse Metric Groupings ! The post Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 – Diverse Metric Groupings appeared first on StrategyDriven.

Apple Needs Women and Workplaces Need Diversity

Women on Business

Female Executives Leadership Apple executive teams Steve Jobs women executives workplace diversityAn amazing group of seven women, The Chipsters, who are also IP Lawyers, tell us why companies with women in top positions are run better and why without Steve Jobs, Apple is doomed unless they get some women in their executive team. Click here to read the original article on Forbes.

Referent Groups and Diversity

Marshall Goldsmith

As our organizations become more global and more diverse, it becomes more critical that leaders understand how different referent groups can impact behavior. The concept of referent group can be a useful tool for understanding many differences in organizations, both on a global and local scale. A referent group can be defined as any group that people see as a source for their identity. Our referent groups define a large part of who we are.

Driving Diversity: 3 Ways for Leaders to Effectively Navigate Their Workplace

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Diversity. Defined at its simplest, diversity it is the sum of differences as well as similarities among and within all people added with the glorious power that comes from that truth. Leadership Development development diversity Leadership self leadership teamMuch discussion has surrounded this small but powerful word over the past twenty years in our workplaces. So what is it?

Women in Leadership: How Far Have We Come? | Diversity Executive [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Interesting, but not surprising, research report from Calvert Investments about the lack of diversity in leadership at the S&P 100. leadership diversity

Why you need to retain women: The business case for gender diversity

Bud to Boss

The bottom-line reasons to achieve gender diversity in leadership are exactly that—compelling. You may already understand the business value of gender diversity. You may know that an organization can only achieve sustainable gender diversity in leadership by having an inclusive culture. It requires that the leaders of your organization understand the business value of inclusion and gender diversity. BENEFITS OF GENDER DIVERSITY IN LEADERSHIP.

Why you need to retain women: The business case for gender diversity

Bud to Boss

The bottom-line reasons to achieve gender diversity in leadership are exactly that—compelling. You may already understand the business value of gender diversity. You may know that an organization can only achieve sustainable gender diversity in leadership by having an inclusive culture. It requires that the leaders of your organization understand the business value of inclusion and gender diversity. BENEFITS OF GENDER DIVERSITY IN LEADERSHIP.

4 Keys to Enhance Female Leadership in Your Business

Women on Business

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Appreciate Diversity and Encourage Creativity to Develop Teamwork

Great Results Team Building

This article on why leaders should appreciate diversity and encourage creativity to develop teamwork is published as a guest post on the "Teamwork and Leadership Bloggings" website. Read the entire article (to appreciate diversity and develop teamwork in your orgnization!)

WEadership Practice #2: Build Diverse Networks

Lead Change Blog

WEadership Practice #2: Build Diverse Networks. Leadership Development collaboration diversity Leadership network weaving networking social networks WEadershipPosted in Leadership Development This post is the second in a series that began here summarizing the findings of a one-year study of workforce leadership.