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.

Your Employees, Leadership, Strengths and Diversity

CoachStation

Helping your employees by taking the time to find out these things is good leadership. 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.

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5 Ways Diverse Experience Makes Leaders Better

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How Prioritizing Diversity Can Make You a Better Leader

Women on Business

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A Lack of Gender Diversity in Leadership Is Hurting Companies

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. Coaching Communication Leadership Self Leadership Team Leadership View from the Pew Worship change ecclesiology Influence Power team development

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

Weekly Leader

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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. It is also not news that diversifying leadership teams can pay financial dividends for corporations. Diversity in the C-Suite is no longer a business requirement – it is an imperative.

Today's Diverse Workforce

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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

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4 Keys to Enhance Female Leadership in Your Business

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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.

Diversity: The Key Ingredient to Building a High Performance Team

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The Language Of Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

These days, we talk a lot about the benefits of embracing diversity in the workplace. Of how intermingling people of different cultures, beliefs and nationalities can allow us to tap into the diversity of thoughts, ideas, and perspectives that go with these unique demographic elements.

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.

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

10 Ways to Keep “Post-truth” From Crippling Your Leadership

Lead Change Blog

10 things to do to keep “post-truth” from crippling your leadership. Effective leadership is an oscillating mix of head and heart: managing both facts and feelings as well as logic and emotion. 3) Encourage healthy debate and diversity of thought , opinion, and perspective.

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?

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 Center for Creative Leadership’s research on successful cross-cultural leaders has shown that “understanding without judging” is a key predictor of successful leadership. Leadership

Does Your Leadership Bring Out The Best In Those You Lead?

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a noticeable uptick in leadership and management articles focusing on the topic of how leaders can ensure that they are providing a ‘safe’ environment for all of their employees.

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.

WEadership Practice #2: Build Diverse Networks

Lead Change Blog

Posted 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. Through that process, we have identified six practices next-generation leaders use to be effective; a new model of leadership we call WEadership, in a nod to its collaborative nature. WEadership Practice #2: Build Diverse Networks.

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!)

June 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! I tend to compare summer leadership to summer school. Bill recaps, “Leadership isn’t always about managing your direct reports. Managing your boss is an essential part of leadership.”

Creativity: An Undervalued Leadership Skill

Lead Change Blog

There is much to be said about leadership, and there is no shortage of descriptive words one uses when talking about leaders – influential, dedicated, globally thinking, focused, etc. – Creativity and Leadership. Limiting Group Diversity.

Women In Leadership Is Not A Zero-Sum Game

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to discussions on the state of today’s leadership, one topic that understandably comes up is the issue of women in leadership. Specifically, why there continues to be so few women holding senior-level leadership positions in both the private and public sectors.

Leadership Lessons from Nine-Year-Olds

In the CEO Afterlife

With 45 years of business experience as a foundation, I began sharing personal reflections and contemporary insights on leadership – fully aware that my content would not matter a damn had I not kept pace with the pulse of the new economy and the changing dynamics of customers and the workforce.

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Leadership Development and the Role of Millennials

Great Leadership By Dan

According to the same study , expenditures on leadership development programs have decreased by about 10%. Leadership development is the most ignored aspect for several reasons. leadership development Millennials Philipe Bruce

CEOs Reveal The Top 3 Strategies For Women To Excel As Leaders

Strategy Driven

One of the quickest ways, and in many ways the easiest to implement, is to balance their teams by including more women in positions of leadership. For the teams that find that balance, these are three common results they can expect: Companies with more women in leadership are more profitable.

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Brewing A Leadership Cocktail

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Team Dynamics As a leader I have encountered a diverse number of leaders each characterizing certain leadership styles.

Leadership and Diversity Tulsa June 28

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues TCC Department of Continuing Education and Lead Change Tulsa are hosting another breakfast leadership discussion, Effectively Leading a Diverse Organization this Thursday, June 28, at the TCC Center For Creativity, 910 S. Leadership Development Workplace Issues breakfast diversity Local groups Tulsa

5 Ways to Teach Your Millennials to Lead | Diversity Executive [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

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Why Great Leadership Requires the Courage to Accept Pain

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Angela Sebaly : As a leadership coach, I’ve spent decades observing hundreds of people who have strikingly different backgrounds and equally diverse approaches to leadership. It is, quite simply, part of the process of effective leadership.

12 Core Competencies For Great Leadership

Lead Change Blog

At its root, leadership is a collection of competencies. Great leaders leverage diversity and appreciate talent. They actively seek out and leverage diversity of every type.

April 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! As I read through this month’s Leadership Development Carnival entries, I felt a bit of the same. What unites them is their love of leadership and their ability to articulate their outstanding ideas.