Diversity of thoughts, ideas and perspectives will help each of us grow and improve. Additionally, the entire team will benefit as well.
Surround yourself with honesty and truth
Surround yourself with people who are honest, sincere and who bring different perspectives and ideas to the team.
Diversity of teams, thoughts and experiences
To build high-performing teams, one must be intentional about including different backgrounds, experiences, ideas and thoughts. You don’t want more of you, you want more of them, more of others who are comfortable being themselves and are willing to freely share their perspectives, experiences and ideas.
3 major benefits of diverse teams
3 major benefits of diverse teams: 1. Differences in background, upbringing and values (integrity and character) 2. Exposure to different experiences, successes and failures 3. Byproduct of the first two: ideas, thoughts and solutions Diversity includes, gender, race, age…and so many other things we can all benefit from as one team.
Diversify your experience
Get things done, work on expanding your experience and help as many people as you can on your journey. Diversify your experience, don’t get stuck doing the same thing year after year…focus on growing, making progress and learning new things. Furthermore, be a team player, contribute, help others and don’t focus only on what’s in it for you. During this …
Leadership teams must reflect the larger population they lead
Adequate representation within leadership and governance teams is essential. This not only means getting the best people you can get to join your leadership teams, but it also speaks about the importance of being mindful of appropriate gender and racial representation as well. Examples of misrepresentation are everywhere. I have recently come across a governance body representing a very large …
Best ideas must win
Best ideas must win. They must win irrespective of who brought them up and how long that person has been with your organization. Whether they are a CEO, a President, or another executive or a temporary employee who started last week, quality ideas must always be enabled to rise to the top. Diversity of opinions, experiences, backgrounds and education is …
Office drama must end, today
The moment you notice negativity, arguments and drama in the office you must do whatever it takes to end it as soon as possible. You must learn from it as well, but negativity and fighting among team members is not acceptable and has no place on high performing teams. Diversity and differences in opinions should be welcomed, embraced and celebrated, …
People matter the most
People matter the most and as such they should be the primary focus of every leader at every level in every organization. Attracting quality personnel to your team(s) is essential in order to be efficient, effective and competitive. Focus your search and positioning on quality over quantity, every single time. While it is very important to have adequate resources (funding, …