It may not surprise you to know that internal Diversity & Inclusion managers, HR Directors and business leaders are increasingly doubting that their “Unconscious Bias” awareness training has had any lasting impact.
Senior Executives tell us that holding on to good people is the key strategic deliverable to create profitable, sustainable growth in 2018 and beyond ... and we've seen a lot of movement of people over the last year.
Many organisations list "innovation" as one of their values but few ever achieve it. Experience tells us that the meaning of "innovation" is not understood by the majority of staff and most feel that it doesn't apply to them.
I met with a senior executive recently who was keen to talk about the management skills required to retain, and get the best out of, Millennials. The first piece of advice I gave her was that Millennials want leadership not management.