Eckhart Tolle says that words can cast an almost hypnotic spell on us. “You easily lose yourself in them,” he says, “become hypnotized into implicitly believing that when you have attached a word to something, you know what it is. The fact is: You don’t know what it is. You have only covered up the… Read more »
Innovation is born of new perspectives; of fertilizing one way of thinking with another. Organizationally this happens when different people, who have different information, come together and use what they know in new ways to serve common goals. Individually this happens when each person understands, and goes beyond, the limits of their own thinking. Share
Contemporary diversity challenges will not be met by pot lucks and festivals alone; by training without accountability structures or by staff beholden to layers above. In fact, it is possible for even the best-intentioned efforts to add to the problem by covering up what’s really wrong….
Someone with deep interest in diversity and inclusion, but who doesn’t work directly in the field, recently posed a question about a diversity paradigm. Here’s one answer, and more questions.