If I asked you, "are you an accountable person?" You'd say "yes!" If you asked me, I'd say the same. In fact, if you asked the least accountable person you know the same question, they would likely reply in the shocked, and slightly put out, affirmative.
The final blog post in our series exploring how to move from "The Age of Engagement" to "Inclusive, Transformational Leadership," Moving into Inclusion, explores how to take the first steps into inclusive leadership.
This is the third post in a series exploring how to move from “The Age of Engagement” to “Inclusive, Transformational Leadership.”
In our quest to understand engagement, we’ve lost sight of the fact that lack of engagement is a leadership problem- not a ‘people’ or ‘culture’ problem. There is a profound difference between leaders who primarily manage process—how work gets done—and those who are true leaders of people-- of real, live human beings. Leaders who put people first lead with people at the center of all they do.
Diversity Woman Magazine explores a variety of networking strategies for introverts in 'Embrace Your Inner Introvert'. Julie Bush, Corey Jamison Consulting Co-Owner and Consultant, shares her own experience.
Read the full article here: Embrace Your Inner Introvert
Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing a series of blog posts exploring how to move from ‘The Age of Engagement’ to ‘Inclusive, Transformational Leadership’.
Over a decade has passed since Corey Jamison published the article, ‘Diversity is Dead’. The article still resonates years later as we work with organizations to leverage inclusion as a strategic, transformational business lever.
“If people think diversity is "done," then let's lay it to rest. If it is treated simply as an expendable add-on program or function it is doomed, because expendable programs are cut at the next downturn of the business cycle. If it is limited to race and gender differences and headcount, diversity is dead.”
Download the full article here.
Corey Jamison calls on 25 years of experience as a Management Consultant partnering with executives and teams around the globe to create a public, two day leadership development intensive designed to develop and practice the skills you need to get to the next level.
Fear is a normal human emotion, working to avoid it just makes it bigger.
When we “feel badly” about being afraid, or get mad at our fear, we turn our fear into shame. Then we have fear AND shame to contend with. Not big motivators.
One thing we know to be true, but continually ignore: Soft skills matter. In fact, the data say that they matter more, not less than the hard skills we so aptly and frequently measure, and by which we make crucial selection decisions like hiring, firing, and promoting…
Being a well-intentioned person is important, but it’s only the beginning. It’s the foundation- the price of entry into a complex conversation about people, differences, culture and historical context…
As organizational consultants, we spend a great deal of time working with leaders and teams to be cohesive, courageous and clear in their interactions and high performing as individuals and a collective.
Why is conflict so hard for us, why IS it such a big deal? We mostly agree it is part of life, but why do we layer it with such avoidance, such drama?..
Take your Presentation Skills to the next level…
Dear Teen-Aged Kids,
I have always told you that some things in our lives as a family will change, and some things will stay the same. The one thing that will always be same, (all together now…) is that we love you, and feel blessed to be your parents every day of your, and our, lives.
Then what’s changing, you ask?
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?
Apparently my husband and children, that’s who…