diversity

Lifelong learning / Aprendizaje permanente

Lifelong learning

Education has never been more important. Unlike in the past, learning has become a lifelong process. It doesn’t end when we leave school. Over the last fifty years, the concept of learning has evolved. Learning can no longer be divided into a time and place to acquire knowledge and a time and place to apply …

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Generational diversity / diversidad generacional

Generational diversity

Generational diversity, like gender diversity, has become a relevant issue because of the impact it has on society. For the first time in history, people from 4 different generations are living together. And this creates conflicts and differences that we need to understand and manage. These are the Baby Boomers, born before 1964; Generation X, …

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Seguridad psicológica / Psychological safety

Psychological safety

Picture this. You’re in an important meeting. Your team has an urgent problem on the table. There are a couple of people hogging the conversation because there are “the experts”. But you have an idea that could solve the issue. Nevertheless, you remain silent because the last time you dare to talk, they simply dismissed …

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Perception / Percepción

Perception

Perception is a process by which we gather information coming from our senses, organize and interpret it to give meaning to our environment. The amount of information around us is massive, so we don’t have either time or capacity to gather, process and understand it all. Therefore, the reality we perceive is inaccurate since there …

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Take responsibility

Take responsibility

Not everything in boosting diversity is about the behaviour of the leader. All of us, especially if we are part of a minority group, should take responsibility in promoting it. What can we do? To make an impact, confidence is critical. There are many things that can diminish the confidence in our contribution, such lack …

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Boost diversity

Boost diversity

How can you develop the right mix of talent, and create the environment and capabilities needed to face your challenges? How can you boost diversity? If you have read my last two post (1)(2), you probably understand why this question is so important. According to some studies, “diverse and inclusive organizations are 70% more likely …

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Contexto no lineal e incomprensible

Non-linear and incomprehensible context

Last year, Jamais Cascio published in his medium account an article called “Facing the age of chaos” in which a new framework, the BANI (for Brittle, Anxious, Non-linear and Incomprehensible context) framework, was introduced to take over the well-known VUCA framework. We have been using VUCA for decades to try to deal with changes and …

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