Corporate culture be damned, multicultural teams keep the talent

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Corporate culture be damned, multicultural teams keep the talent

Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall’s guide to leadership is a catalyst for free thinking in business

Ian Mann

Many ideas and practices that are held as settled truths in the work context are deeply frustrating and unpopular with the people they are supposed to serve. Authors Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall believe these settled truths are the reason fewer than 20% of employees report being fully engaged at work.  

They explain that many orthodox ideas and practices are wrong and misleading. “We could call these things ‘misconceptions’,” the authors explain, “but because they are pushed at us so hard, almost as if they’re being used to steer us away from the world as it truly is, we’ll call them ‘lies’.”

I will share a few examples, as many of the nine lies have sub-lies beneath them.  ..

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