How to Lead Different and Diverse People

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Diversity Training That Changes People

Lead Change Blog

When it comes to diversity, humans are fairly predictable. Ralph Brandt, organizational development consultant and managing partner at RDR Group, initiated a landmark study to find out whether diversity training really changes people.

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Why Tackling Diversity Begins Within Management

Women on Business

When it came to forming the leadership team in my current role, I was well aware of the limitations I faced in the early stages of my career — it’s difficult to visualize what you could be if it simply doesn’t exist.

Why Diversity Hiring Is Important

ExactHire

Diversity is complicated, and that’s why most companies fail to meet their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion goals. Businesses tend to see diversity as a numbers issue. But emphasizing statistics ignores the uncomfortable factors that lead to poor diversity.

Job Descriptions that Attract Diverse Job Candidates

ExactHire

Attracting diverse job candidates is essential to finding high quality talent for your positions. Making your company an inclusive organization –ready to recognize and appreciate diverse skill sets should be a huge priority. Why is Attracting Diverse Job Candidates Important?

Diversity and Inclusion – Two Very Different Concepts

Great Leadership By Dan

You need to de-bias the systems that run the organisation, such as recruitment, pay, procurement, talent management and marketing. Whilst both are important, leadership is the cornerstone, without which all the diversity initiatives in the world will be in vain. Diversity and inclusion – despite that they are often discussed together – are actually two very different concepts. Diversity is about the mix of people on your team or in your organisation.

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. One type of diversity that has more recently begun to receive subtle yet perceptible attention is age diversity. Age diversity in a country where federal and state laws prohibit questions about age? Related Post: Generational Leadership.

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. You’ll never hear me recommend diversity solely for the sake of checking a box, but when diversity in the boardroom offers so many benefits to the CEO (and to the entire organization) it’s nothing short of irresponsible for chief executives not to place their board composition under the microscope.

6 tips on maximizing your diversity recruiting efforts

Strategy Driven

Diversity is about more than just race and ethnicity – it also includes gender, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, and more. You’ve probably heard that diversity is a key ingredient for a strong workforce.

5 Uncomfortable Observations About Workforce Diversity

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development We base our first impressions on external appearance. 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 teamGrooming. Teeth. Attire. Accessories. Accent. We notice scuffs on shoes, extra pounds, and age.

Leadership and Diversity Training

The Center For Leadership Studies

Berkley Baker, a highly talented Master Facilitator for us at The Center for Leadership Studies, was in town conducting a Situational Leadership ® workshop. We started out sort of wandering all over the place and somehow wound up talking about diversity training or, more accurately, bad diversity training! Good diversity training is remarkably like “good leadership training.” So, please consider that good diversity training is really all about leadership.

Inclusive Leadership – Moving through Discomfort

Let's Grow Leaders

Inclusive Leadership Isn’t Comfortable Building inclusive leadership requires getting comfortable with discomfort, taking daily small steps, and being selective with the feedback you listen to. Winning Well DEI diversity equity inclusive leadership leadership management

Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Let me be clear: leadership and diversity should have nothing to do with one another. This blog was recently nominated for Kevin Eikenberry’s Best Leadership Blogs of 2010 , and I noticed recently that Kevin was taking heat from the gender police for having only one woman on the list of nominees. 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.

Leadership and Diversity Training

The Center For Leadership Studies

Berkley Baker, a highly talented Master Facilitator for us at The Center for Leadership Studies, was in town conducting a Situational Leadership ® workshop. We started out sort of wandering all over the place and somehow wound up talking about diversity training or, more accurately, bad diversity training! Good diversity training is remarkably like “good leadership training.” So, please consider that good diversity training is really all about leadership.

How To Achieve Diversity, Equity, Inclusion And Belonging Within Your Company

Eric Jacobson

This is your playbook for how to approach DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging) work in a way that will support real progress in your company,” says Owyoung. Why, then, has so little progress been made, especially when it comes to corporate leadership?

Do Your Diversity Initiatives Promote Assimilation Over Inclusion?

Harvard Business

Strategies to help your company craft professional development programs that celebrate diversity — instead of flattening it. Diversity and inclusion Marginalized groups Leadership and managing people Managing people Leadership Digital Article

How New Managers Can Succeed As Leaders In Their Organization

Tanveer Naseer

In many organizations, it can take up to 10 years before new leaders get leadership development training, leaving most to figure things out on their own. So what should new managers be paying more attention to?

Leadership Growth – Are You Coachable?

Let's Grow Leaders

Leadership growth requires feedback and continual learning. And your influence will grow too if you invest in your leadership growth. Another time, we were working with an organization’s managers and having them rate the leadership behavior where they felt the most need to improve.

The Biased Manager

Lead Change Blog

” Next time you are making a people management decision, stop and take a critical look at how biases may be informing your choices. Workplace Issues diversity equality HR Human Resources Leadership managing people people management racism Do you think you are open-minded, unbiased, and free of racism? Let me challenge you. It is human nature to categorize people. This person is like me; that person is different from me. Committed to the job, not committed.

Are Your Diversity Efforts Othering Underrepresented Groups?

Harvard Business

Diversity Leadership & Managing people Personnel policies Digital ArticleThe way you talk about inclusion could end up excluding people.

How Leaders Can Meaningfully Promote Inclusion And Diversity

Eric Jacobson

Tulshya n: Research shows that many of us haven't grown up with diversity in our lives and the first time many Americans meaningfully interact with a person from a different racial background is in the workplace.

More Than a Buzzword: Let’s Be Honest About Diversity and Inclusion

N2Growth Blog

Diversity and inclusion is a buzzword in the business world, countless company websites tout their commitment to building diverse teams and inclusive cultures. Human resource departments are instilling D&I training for hiring managers and discussing their role in hiring diverse employees and creating a culture of inclusion. Unfortunately, diversity is not as simple as going out and recruiting diverse candidates, it’s much more than that.

One Secret Of Highly Effective Managers

Lead Change Blog

This tendency is problematic if you are a manager. Our account managers liked candidates who were versatile and had broad knowledge. It was these partners we considered for broader management positions, because we had learned over time that the best managers…. Leadership Development diversity hiring Leadership managing people people management performance appraisal recruitingThink of a skill you highly value in others.

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. Corporate Culture Culture Jim Kerr leadership N2growth Talent Management

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10 Management Lessons from Harry Potter

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership To conclude this summer’s Harry Potter mania, it seems fitting to study the HR implications of J.K. 10 Management Lessons from Harry Potter. Leadership Development Self Leadership Coaching courage Culture discrimination diversity Leadership management manager millennial people management performance management prejudice recruiting team Teamwork

Walmart’s Ben Hasan is moving the dial on workplace diversity and inclusion

HR Digest

As a prominent HR leader, the SVP Chief Culture Diversity Equity & Inclusion at Walmart has made a tremendous contribution to paving the way to a more inclusive workforce. We also achieved representation gains across management.

Research: To Excel, Diverse Teams Need Psychological Safety

Harvard Business

Teams Leadership and managing people Innovation Digital ArticleFindings from a study of 62 drug-development teams.

Improving Leadership Bench Strength

N2Growth Blog

A fter reading Gartner’s report on How to Build Leadership Bench Strength , these are my conclusions: HR already invests 23% of its Training and Development budget in Leadership and 27% on the high potential professionals. How do they affect Leadership?

Peak Leadership Fitness: Elevating Your Leadership Game

Leading Blog

E LEVATING your leadership game is a mindset. In Peak Leadership Fitness , author Timothy Tobin writes, “A leadership mindset is essentially the belief in yourself and your abilities as a leader. Leadership is an extreme test of performance, stamina, and endurance.

Diversity As Strategy: An Interview with Nadia Rawlinson

HR Digest

While much needs to be done to neutralize our biases and unleash untapped talent – Nadia Rawlinson, Chief Purpose Officer of Slack, is already hard at work developing the one asset she feels will help ensure deep-level diversity and inclusion throughout the organization.

Apple Needs Women and Workplaces Need Diversity

Women on Business

Statistics have shown companies with more women in management score better on the nine dimensions of company excellence. ( Women Matter , McKinsey 2007). So how do we get more women in management in companies everywhere? Female Executives Leadership Apple executive teams Steve Jobs women executives workplace diversity

What is Resilient Leadership?

Experience to Lead

Resilient leadership helps people manage disruptive changes in an organization and adapt to challenges. Resilient leaders are some of the greatest leaders, identified by their ability to persevere through the tough times and maintain energy levels under pressure.

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. We are a diverse population, and the same ways of communicating do not have desired effects anymore. Diversity is about so much more than human resources issues. Realize that minority groups are highly diverse.

June 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Randy shares: “ Relationships between management and labor often have an inherent level of distrust. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Courage to Lead: Re-looking the Role of Courage in Leadership.

Leadership is a Process!

Lead Change Blog

The diagram below highlights the steps involved in the leadership process. Work with a diverse, cross-functional group of people and create a list of potential opportunities. In the middle of The Leadership Process diagram are the words “Involve Others/build Relationships.”

What is Inclusive Leadership?

Experience to Lead

Diversity and inclusion have been hot topics for decades. Building Trust Diversity & Inclusion Employee Retention Encore Experiential Learning Inclusive Leader Leadership Lessons Team Leadership Tips D&I Diversity inclusion inclusive leadership leadership

Making Diversity Central to Success: Q&A With Chevron’s Chief Diversity Officer

HR Digest

Diversity is an overused word, but at Chevron it’s a perfect description of its corporate culture. The company’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights how diversity and inclusion (D&I) feature so centrally in the company’s success story. The spectacular progress reflects a holistic view of diversity which closes the gap between aspiration and reality. Efforts to bring more diversity to the oil and gas industry are working.

Diversity: The Key Ingredient to Building a High Performance Team

Women on Business

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September 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided What Not To Say When You’re Mad. They don’t believe in your leadership. Dr. Bill Donahue writes The 5 Principles of Ethical Leadership.

August 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided 3 Steps to Achieving Inner Stillness. Practice these steps to improve your coaching, leadership, and parenting.

March 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided Stop Trying to Pay Attention. David Moser of Decisive Blog writes The Power of “And” in Leadership Communication. And CULTURE is a symptom of LEADERSHIP.

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

Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter

Harvard Business

Striving to increase workplace diversity is not an empty slogan — it is a good business decision. A 2015 McKinsey report on 366 public companies found that those in the top quartile for ethnic and racial diversity in management were 35% more likely to have financial returns above their industry mean, and those in the top quartile for gender diversity were 15% more likely to have returns above the industry mean. Let’s dig into why diverse teams are smarter.