I’m really lucky - working with organizations all across North America I’ve seen the awesomeness that diversity (AKA differences in people) can bring. From strategies and marketing that cross ethnic and racial boundaries to inclusion and tolerance for gender and religious differences, diversity creates a more inclusive, vibrant, and interesting workplace. Embracing and respecting differences is the heart of a modern organization. Recently though I’ve been wondering why this passion for diversity does not extend into what it means to be a leader. Millions of pieces of ‘pop leadership’ writing are stuck on the kind of insta-leadership lessons and crappy click bait like ‘The Secret Leadership Traits You Need’ or… Read more >