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 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 […]
What are your Frustrations?
Think about what frustrates you…Go to your stronger quadrants and validate if these are frustrations for you. How can you manage these frustrations and keep them from interfering with your relationships? Conversely, what might frustrate others about you? Key Takeaway: We all get frustrated by others even those who think more like us. And it […]
Remembering your HBDI® Strengths
Recount what you are good at in each quadrant… We are all good at lots of things. The walk-around below outlines examples of strengths by quadrant and we can see if these strengths align with your preferences. You may find that you don’t connect with everything and in fact… some of your strengths could be […]
Confirming Your Core Values to Enhance Leadership
Leading with values is at the forefront of our discussions these days as we observe how companies, CEO’s and governments address the many moral questions of our time. Organizations list their values on websites, in lobbies and within literature…but what do they really mean? Are they truly words that employees and stakeholders exemplify in their hearts and minds as the think about a firm?
The Power of Coaching using the HBDI®
Change is difficult. Changing old habits or trying new ones is next to impossible when operating on auto-pilot is so much simpler. But how do we grow as individuals, as leaders and in our lives? We know we have the ability, but how do we actually do it? Today, we know so much more about neuroplasticity and the ability for our brains to change and grow new connections.