The next few posts will be on the topic of diversity and inclusion. Too often, it seems, people believe these words are synonymous. This misunderstanding often results in leaders doing a good job with diversity while falling short on inclusion.
Diversity is about differences. These differences allow people to bring different perspectives into a group. It is the different experiences that makes for a powerful team.
Inclusion is when all perspectives are heard and considered, but it doesn’t mean you will always agree with the perspectives,
Diversity without inclusion is just window dressing. Inclusion without diversity will give you a narrow perspective of the world.
You have the opportunity to work on diversity and inclusion every day. Over the next couple of days, I will share a way of looking at diversity and inclusion so you can work on them every day.
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