Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Cultural Intelligence, or CQ, is the foundation and strategic link to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Scroll down to learn more.

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DEI Tips and Best Practices

Tip #1 – As you prepare to roll out your DEI plan, what’s your plan for measuring your work? Not only should your efforts be culturally intelligent, you need tools such as the CQ Assessment to evaluate progress.

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Tip #2 – According to a recent Mckinsey study, even before COVID-19, progress on advancing DEI in the workplace had been slow. The pandemic has only made things worse. Only one in six diverse employees feels more supported. Cultural Intelligence is the strategic link to expediting the work and making sustainable progress.

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Tip #3 – The CDO is not the organizational savior who comes with fairy dust and a magic wand to solve the organization’s DEI problems overnight. Instead, their job is to leverage their expertise to develop and facilitate a strategic roadmap and process that develops buy-in and engagement at every level of the organization. DEI is everyone’s job.

DEI Tips and Best Practices

Tip #4 – DEI without CQ has limited effectiveness. When we build in CQ solutions, the outcomes are significant and sustainable.

DEI Tips and Best Practices

Tip #5 – Inclusion is not only welcoming everyone, but it’s having a culture and a set of organizational routines that are explicitly inclusive

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