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Today marks the start of Susan McCuistion’s New Diversity Summit, a week full of diversity and inclusive leadership
This weekend I enjoyed another Star Trek episode. Yes, I’m a Trekkie.
I also read an article from world economic forum- it captured the star trek formula:
The Star Trek Formula
"The Star Trek formula is to work together, share ideas and resources, look out for the best interest of society and the planet, use technology to benefit and advance, and develop each person as a valuable member of society. Local solutions to local problems, solved through inclusive innovation."
Humans, Ferengi, Vulcans,even Klingons at some advanced stage – united in a federation of planets, with star fleet mission being:
Space: The final frontier
To explore strange new worlds
To seek out new life and new civilizations
To boldly go where no man has gone before
Star Trek offers a hopeful vision of the future and a template for our lives and our society that we...
As we’re warming up for next week’s New Diversity Summit– today let me tell you about the Diversity Icebreaker tool.
Diversity Icebreaker is a team development product developed in Norway by psychologist Bjørn Ekelund and his company Human Factor AS.
A mechanical engineer friend of mine recommended this tool. she works as designer in a fast growing international high tech company with people from several cultures. She loved this tool!
Here’s what she said:
Diversity Icebreaker makes people ask, reflect,listen and talk.
If you can facilitate a group process you can facilitate a diversity breaker workshop.
It’s designed to create a non-judgmental atmosphere through personal sharing and fun interactions.
After completing the 10-minute questionnaire, we engaged in a set of fun group processes. In these few hours we developed a shared understanding of how to make best use of the diversity of our group.
Let’s talk Diversity
Yesterday, Monday, was a non-day for me, life happened. These days happen to all of us, we just have to make sure they don’t spread and find good ways to lift our energy.
So, one day into the week, let’s talk Inclusive Leadership and Diversity, preparing for next week’s New Diversity Summit, hosted by Susan McCuistion.
I met Susan 3 years ago and we have been following each other in common networks of inspiring business people since.
Cat, music and Disney lover, Susan is a leader walking her talk.
With a background as mathematician, Susan is now using her genius in supporting organisations develop more inclusive leadership through diversity.
Listen to what she writes:
“I am an eternal optimist. I believe people are basically good. I believe 99% of us wake up in the morning with good intentions - to go to work, make a decent living,...