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Six Leadership Behaviors That Unlock Diversity Rewards

Center for Talent Innovation has identified six key behaviors that are highly correlated with a 'speak-up' culture<p>There's no doubt that diversity is one of the most reliable sources of innovative ideas. But creating a diverse team is just the first step. To reap the rewards, leaders must create an …

Embracing Diversity Is No Accident

<i>Shannon Boyle, Global Chief Talent Officer, Publicis Health, Including Digitas Health, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, Publicis Lifebrands</i><p>While conversations about racial and gender diversity (and the lack thereof) have been had in agency hallways since the days of Mad Men, it seems diversity and …

Intel diversity fund expands to veteran, LGBTQ and disabled founders

Intel has been an industry leader when it comes to diversity initiatives - both internally and through its investment arm. Last year, Intel Capital announced a $125 million Diversity Fund aimed at boosting women- and minority-led startups. This year, the chipmaker is broadening the fund's scope to …

The Political Diversity of the Latino Electorate

<b>by Adrian D. Pantoja, Ph.D.</b><p>Throughout this presidential election, much has been written about the importance of Latino voters; turnout rates have been projected and political preferences dissected. The tenor of these writings suggest that Latino voters will turn out in record numbers against …

The silver lining to all the bad news around diversity in U.S. tech

Hadi Partovi Contributor<p>Hadi Partovi is a technology investor and entrepreneur and is the co-founder and chief executive of the Seattle-based nonprofit Code.org.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Diversifying Technology Education<br>• Is Seattle Silicon Valley’s Next Favorite Stop?<p>This week the World …

Breakfast is the real power hour for success

If you need to persuade someone in business, you might be missing out on the best time of day if you’re only scheduling drinks, dinner or long lunches.<p>For Ryan Estis, breakfast isn’t just the most important meal of the day — it’s also the time for his most productive meetings.<p>Without the alcohol …

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Estampas Porteñas doesn't just dazzle with the tango, the company puts native dance in the context of Argentine culture

Estampas Porteñas vigorously elucidated many forms of the tango Friday at Dallas City Performance Hall on the first of a two-night stand presented by …

From The Cubs And The Indians To Moneyball: What Baseball Can Teach Us About Corporate Diversity

For those who enjoy baseball, the current World Series pitting the Chicago Cubs against the Cleveland Indians has historical significance because neither team has won a World Series in more than half a century. But corporate leaders should appreciate the significance of this particular matchup from …

10 Books That Will Get You Excited For Costa Rica

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