If you are leading a global team today, odds are you have teammates around the world experiencing a whole new reality. Recent world events have made us aware, perhaps now more than ever before, of our global connectedness and interdependence. For many multinational companies, it is the connection of people across borders and cultures […]
News Flash: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is not the responsibility of one department nor one person but it does require leadership and advocates. Whether that leadership and advocacy comes from the DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) executive or the Human Resources (HR) department there has always been a close relationship between HR and DEI […]
Engagement In our Part 1 blog post, Measuring Inclusion to Improve Diversity, we noted that a Gallup study found that employees in an inclusive environment are more engaged, demonstrate higher advocacy for their organizations, and have a greater intent to stay. That same study found with respect to race, in particular, engaged employees are much […]
How Inclusive Is Your Organization? Is your organization inclusive? We hear a lot about companies needing to be diverse and inclusive not because it is the right thing to do but because the right thing to do is the best thing for business. There are several studies that have shown that diverse and inclusive companies […]
According to Gallup, only about 3 out of 10 of your employees are engaged at work. Take a look around – seven of your co-workers are either disinterested or frustrated. Of course, engagement impacts company, team, and personal performance – but also affects brand perception, marketplace dynamics, and your ability to compete. Companies must recognize […]
If there is one frustration that we at The Kaleidoscope Group hear consistently from HR executives it is that they are in constant reaction mode. “We need a [fill in the job] asap.” “We’re running into trouble with supplier diversity.” “I need to report an incident.” HR regularly confronts issues of diversity and inclusion and […]
You’ve been asked to work on a project with a colleague with whom you’ve clashed in the past. But your manager says the two of you need to learn to work together. You know your personal style – you like to work alone, thinking through issues and challenges before you discuss them with. Your colleague, […]
The U.S. continues to undergo a dramatic demographic shift – in fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau population estimates for July 2015, minority babies are now the majority, with 50.2% of U.S. babies less than one being of racial or ethnic minorities [i]. In addition, it’s projected that minorities in the U.S. will become […]
On July 17, 2019, CEO Doug Harris and The Kaleidoscope Group celebrated Doug’s 30 years in DE&I. As this video and photos show, the warmth and excitement of the night and the occasion was very special. Here’s to many more years of freeing the human potential. Click here to explore photos of the special evening.
High performance teams aren’t born, they’re built. They’re carefully crafted with help from leaders who understand how to position different talents to complement each other, how to communicate productively and encourage others to do the same, and how to get the most out of the diversity present. It can be useful to think in sports […]
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