Leadership

How to Be a Leader Without the Power
By Luke Crane · 1 year ago
There is a distinction that needs to be made between leaders and authority. Simply having authority does not make you a leader. Leadership encompasses so many areas. It would take a lifetime to list them ...
Leisurely Reading Helps Fuel Entrepreneurship Featured
By Jane Ellison · 1 year ago
Warren Buffet invests 80% of each day to reading, Bill Gates commits to reading one book a week, Mark Zuckerberg reads one book every fortnight and shares it in his online book club. Mark Cuban ...
How To Choose a Mentor
By Bill Treasurer · 4 years ago
The benefits of having a mentor are big. A survey of Fortune 500 companies found that 96% of executives credited mentoring as an important development tool and 75% said mentoring played a key role in ...
A Moment Captured In Time
By John Woo · 4 years ago
Ever since the first camera was invented, pictures stood as the best proof for time that can be relived. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. However, when it is of a loved ...
How Leaders Demonstrate their Support of Diversity and Inclusion to Accelerate Business Results
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 4 years ago
Although diversity and inclusion strategies and tactics have been in place with some organizations for a long time, the question I am most frequently asked by diversity practitioners is, " How can I help our ...
Can We Value Differences When We Can't Be Civil?
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 4 years ago
I wrote the original version of this article in 2006. Unfortunately, it seems our society has become even more uncivil rather than more civil. Join me in being part of the change. Have you ever ...
The Power of the Pause
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 4 years ago
A letter was sent to Wasif Qureshi, president of the Islamic Center for Greensboro (North Carolina) requesting that Muslims should "be less visible." The writer indicated that his customers were bothered by Muslims being so ...
Collaboration: Is it a sign of weakness or strength?
By Lenora Billing-Harris · 4 years ago
For the last twelve months I have had the honor of leading a global team – leaders from six different countries. In my personal life, I have been managing by long distance, the affairs of ...
Stop the Silent Revolution! - Part Two
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 5 years ago
Last month I urged you as an individual to speak up and speak out to end the Silent Revolution. The Silent Revolution exists because well-meaning people stay silent when they should speak up at work, ...
Team Building Activities
By Monica Junca Badia · 5 years ago
There are many activities that can be organised and are very useful when organising a team Building event. There are some of them where its participants do not know each other because the activity – ...
Creating a Climate of Inclusion: Whose Job Is It?
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 5 years ago
Who holds the responsibility of creating and sustaining a workplace that is diverse, respectful and inclusive within your organization? • Everyone? • Human Resources Director? • Chief Diversity Officer (CDO)? • No one? The HR ...
Diversity and Inclusion Councils: Are They Effective?
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 5 years ago
Most organizations start their actions for building an inclusive and engaged workforce by offering diversity and inclusion training. This usually raises everyone’s awareness of how they can interact more effectively with people different from themselves, ...
What Would You do if…? Moving Diversity and Inclusion from Concept to Action
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 5 years ago
Imagine that you’re a police officer and the newest member of your department is a practicing Black Muslim. What biases, stereotypes or assumptions might come up for some in your department? What would you do ...
Community Engagement Drives Business
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 5 years ago
Companies have known for years that supporting community efforts can reflect positively on the organization. Our Trailblazers deemed this relationship critical to the success of diversity and inclusion within their businesses, as this involvement drives ...
Colorism - A Silent Bias in the World of Diversity
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 5 years ago
Colorism, what is it? The word "diversity" when used in the workplace conjures up many meanings, often determined by where in the world you are. In the United States and especially in the southern states ...
To Be or Not to Be PC: Creating Inclusive Language in Today's World of Diversity
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 5 years ago
Are you tired of political correctness and wonder why it is suggested that language should become more sensitive? As our society and workplaces continue to expand their diversity, more and more people want to be ...
Are You An Expert Or A Thought Leader?
By Holly Chantal · 6 years ago
I remember when I first started my coaching business and the idea of saying I was an expert gave me a queasy feeling in my stomach. After all, who was I to say I was ...
Diversity Collisions in the Workplace: Silo Mentality versus the Networked Reality
By Lenora Billings-Harris · 6 years ago
Diversity is fact of life, with workplaces being representative communities of different ethnicities, sexual orientations, skill levels age groups and more. With the induction of the newest additions to the work force, the stark contrast ...
Tips to Help You Become An Entrepreneur
By Shantanu Das · 7 years ago
Everyone dreams. But only the truly exceptional possess the dedication and creativity to turns those dreams into a reality. Such truly exceptional people are known as entrepreneurs. These people introduce a radical new idea into ...
To Become A Very Good Leader You Must Develop Vision
By Leanora Kubis · 7 years ago
To be a great leader, not only should you be able to have your own vision, but also to get those under you to buy into it. A dream you create in your mind is ...