How well is your company doing at managing the differences of age, race, ethnicity, and other identity factors? It seems self-explanatory, but so many companies aren’t yet creating a welcoming and productive work environment for all—and they’re missing out because of it. On this Feature Friday episode of the ROI Online Podcast, Steve talks with Laura Kriska about how to use differences to your advantage and thrive in a diverse workplace.
Laura is an author and expert consultant on cross-cultural relations. She teaches leaders in different organizations how to prevent Us vs. Them culture clashes by promoting inclusion in their businesses to increase employee retention and productivity and to prevent misunderstandings that lead to lost time and increased legal risk.
There has never been a more relevant time for leaders to cultivate connections among people of diverse backgrounds. By building trust with others—no matter how different they are—you’re helping your business grow and thrive by creating cohesive, inclusive, and productive teams.
Among other things, Laura and Steve discussed:
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Read the books mentioned in this podcast:
The Golden Toilet by Steve Brown
The Business of WE by Laura Kriska
The Accidental Office Lady by Laura Kriska
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