The All-Too-Real Dangers of Over-Inclusion

By Chris Weller

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, […]

September 12th, 2018

DEI | Gender | Summit

The Science of How ‘Benevolent Sexism’ Undermines Women: A Summit Q&A with Peter Glick

By Jay Dixit

Peter Glick is a psychologist who studies benevolent sexism — the paternalistic belief that women are pure, fragile flowers in need of men’s protection. Benevolent […]

September 5th, 2018

DEI | Teams

The Smartest Teams Embrace the ‘Diversity Paradox’

By Chris Weller, Jay Dixit

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 […]

August 13th, 2018

DEI | Leadership

What Pilots and Nurses Can Teach Organizations About Decision-Making

By Chris Weller

If leaders want to make the best decisions possible, it’s critical for their employees to feel confident about voicing opinions that challenge the status quo […]

August 9th, 2018

Bias | DEI | Inclusion | Leadership

5 Habits for Holding Less-Biased Meetings

By Chris Weller

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 […]

August 9th, 2018


What Science Says About Effective Racial Bias Training


This week, Starbucks responded to public outrage following the arrests of two black men who were simply waiting to meet a friend at one of […]

April 21st, 2018

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