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Diversity & Inclusion

The All-Too-Real Dangers of Over-Inclusion

Everyone knows the pain of feeling left out, but fewer discuss the dread of needlessly being left in. This is what we at the NeuroLeadership Institute call over-inclusion, and the downsides are massive. In the rightful pursuit of

2018-11-08T16:26:33+00:00September 12th, 2018|

Welcome to Your Brain At Work!

Since 1998, when Lisa Rock and I launched a coaching business that would become the NeuroLeadership Institute, we have been passionate about identifying language that helps people be more effective. In 2008, when we launched

2018-11-08T16:32:00+00:00August 28th, 2018|

The Smartest Teams Embrace the ‘Diversity Paradox’

Business leaders can learn a lot about diversity from college kids solving fake murders. It was 2009. Northwestern University researchers had just given groups of fraternity and sorority members mock murder cases to solve. Suddenly,

2018-09-19T14:45:42+00:00August 13th, 2018|

5 Habits for Holding Less-Biased Meetings

Bias isn’t just something that happens within a person. It also happens between people — namely, in meetings. Without meaning to, people at the head of the table routinely make mental shortcuts that save time,

2018-09-11T06:00:31+00:00August 9th, 2018|

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