Diversity Inertia

[caption id="attachment_596" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Diversity Inertia = Competing Priorities + Comfort Zones[/caption] Newton's first law -- the law of inertia -- states that an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion. The same law can be applied to diversity and inclusion programs in organizations. Diversity inertia occurs when... Read More

Diversity Disconnect

For many people the word "diversity" is an honourific term that denotes positive things in the workplace, on teams or in neighbourhoods: including more creativity, more innovation, less group-think and better problem-solving abilities. And for the most part they are right. Numerous studies have demonstrated the benefits of having diverse perspectives and backgrounds in organizations.... Read More

Coaching for Cultural Competence

Cultural Competence is a key performance attribute of successful organizations and will become increasingly important in the future.  Coaching is the skill to make sure that your team consistently communicate and reinforce this agenda. DiversiPro has developed a program that includes both parts of the equation in one package – the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)... Read More

DiversiPro Coach Summer Newsletter

Finally, summer has arrived and we're well into baseball season now, but it's time to make some change ups and sharpen those skills. Draft Picks DiversiPro is now an Associate Member of the ITAP International Alliance Network, an integrated network of cooperative companies.  This relationship will add exciting new capabilities that will create even more... Read More

Unhealthy Workplaces

In his book Modern Madness: The Hidden link between Work and Emotional Conflict, Douglas Labier asks some fundamental questions about the relationship between the mental health of employees and the health of organizations in which they work. For example: What type of organizational environments are workers being encouraged (forced) to adapt to?  What are the... Read More