Diversity Insight: What matters is not how employees look, but how they think

Appreciating differences in approach as well as identity creates a better workplace and leverages varied perspectives.

“Alexa, what is diversity?”

The state of being diverse; variety; a range of different things.

“Alexa, what does it mean to have diversity?”

Understanding that everyone is unique and recognize individual differences.

Most of us get these definitions. We understand what diversity is, what it means to have diversity within our workforce and why it is important. So why are we still not moving the needle with our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives?

To understand this, let’s go back to what it means to “have diversity.” It is not just about understanding that each individual is unique and recognizing differences, but about what differences we recognize. To help us think about this, let’s look at two types of diversity:


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