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Inclusion

COGNITIVE DIVERSITY AND SHIFTING PERSPECTIVES

When we hear the word diversity, we often think of demographic diversity. The top-four common associations with diversity are generally race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation. However, cognitive diversity is just as important as demographic diversity. Cognitive diversity simply refers to how someone thinks: opinions, world views, beliefs, and styles...

REAL OR REAL FAKE?

What am I doing? I can’t possibly go through with it. Everyone will find out that I don’t know what I’m doing.  Have you ever experienced those types of thoughts? Unfortunately, many of us have. We suddenly feel incompetent, like we don’t belong. We feel if someone were to discover...
Inclusion, Intercultural Creativity February 23, 2022

5 Tips on How to Foster Psychological Safety on Your Teams

Intercultural Creativity is all about understanding how cultural competence intersects with creative thinking. Creative thinking is highly affected by the level of psychological safety within the environment. My podcast with the author of the 4 Stages of Psychological Safety, Dr. Tim Clark, shares more on why this is so. Developed...

The Pain, Power and Paradox of Bias

She looked to the left and then to the right.  There was only one seat open. Stuck in a busy airport, Sejal needed to eat before her next flight. With only one spot open in the bustling dining area, she quickly glanced to the person sitting to the left of...

The Hidden Figures of Creativity

As we celebrate Black History Month, this is the perfect time to highlight the benefits of bringing forth the ‘Hidden Figures’ of Creativity. Did you know your creativity is affected by observing others? It is a term called ‘fictive learning’ and it takes place in our imagination when we realize...