The Whole Brain® Model and Inclusive Leadership

The Whole Brain® Model and Inclusive Leadership

Businesses today are 100% focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). After a dramatic year when many social issues dominated the news, including blatant discrimination and a pandemic-driven demand to work remotely, we are increasingly aware that our global teams touch many different cultures.  For some time, we have known that diverse teams are more […]

Embracing the New World                                – Can Leaders Shift to Meet the Challenge?

Embracing the New World – Can Leaders Shift to Meet the Challenge?

We can finally now see the shifts that businesses are making towards putting people and their success first – it is happening everywhere. The needs of employees became more obvious through the pandemic and the resulting changes are accelerating at lightning speed across the corporate world. As a result, there is now a clear movement emerging around human-centered leadership […]

Innovation is one thing…the Quality of Innovation is another

Innovation is one thing…the Quality of Innovation is another

So much is happening now in this world with the pandemic and protests. We’ve needed to respond to an immediate health crisis as people quarantined and began working virtually.  Now we are opening to a new level of social change. Finding novel ways to work and continue to collaborate, solve problems and innovate on teams has […]

Learning from the Coronavirus on Working Virtually

Learning from the Coronavirus on Working Virtually

We are living in challenging times… Many corporations are asking people to work virtually through these health challenges we are facing as a global community. This may be new to you and you may or may not like it.  What we DO know is that teams can be more productive when faced with a crisis […]

How do we Achieve Unity through Diversity?

How do we Achieve Unity through Diversity?

Have you ever considered what is meant when we say there is Diversity within Unity? According to Wikipedia, it is used as an expression of harmony and unity between dissimilar individuals or groups. It is a concept of “unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation”. It shifts the focus from unity based on a mere tolerance […]

The New Corporation

The New Corporation

The media was abuzz in September as the Business Roundtable announced the creation of a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation.  It outlines an enormous shift from the old shareholder-first thinking based on Milton Friedman’s position that “engage in activities designed to increase its profits.” The new statement describes a position that corporations […]