Diversity: Stepping Up to the Challenge

Diversity: Stepping Up to the Challenge

This week, we take a step back from leadership to look at diversity in the workplace. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the total number employed in 2014 was over 146 million. However, not all 146 million workers in the US are going to be exactly the same. The difference between each employee is what makes a workplace diverse. The case for diversity has never been stronger, nor more widely accepted. In the workplace, diverse workforces are more innovative and, generally, more profitable. The sheer number and variety of efforts to achieve it are also at an all-time high. No serious observer thinks that these efforts will, or […]