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Leading Diverse Team




Strength lies in differences, not in similarities 

                    -Stephan R Covey 


Leading a diverse team is neither a piece of cake nor a bed of roses. This pulls up certain credible commitments, assuring alignment and immense involvement. Leading a team with diverse opinions, gender differences, assorted aspirations, generation gaps, culture clashes and experience efforts are not just susceptible but also requires effort.


To meet these challenges here are straightforward strategies; 


Never be partial


Don’t have favourites when you are leading a team, your worker may impress you hailing from the same town or a junior from your college or you both may even share the same culture. Nothing of these biases should pop in when you are leading a diverse team. 



Never judge


Being sceptical and judgemental is never a healthy attitude for a leader. Just because you visited a sultry place and people from that culture doesn’t match your frequency, you can’t neglect a playmate belonging to these criteria. Never judge unless you get a personal experience.



Never cease listening


Dealing with a diverse team will have eclectic ideas and never cease listening to them. 

Effective leadership and effective communication are intertwined. The best leaders are skilled communicators who can communicate in a variety of ways, from transmitting information to inspiring others to coaching to listening effectively.



Never be cynical 


By deliberately seeking different perspectives from a range of people, a leader can become privy to fresh perspectives and new ideas that they might never have come across. Having people around you who (appear to) think like you can be seductive to the ego, but the real gems are often found in the minds of those who think differently from us.



Never be obstinate


Since people within the workforce will have different needs, leaders must pay attention to providing reasonable flexibility within the workplace. For example, employees with special needs might need to arrive at work a little later than normal or leave earlier.

Shooting these bulletins perfectly you can ace leading a diverse team and come up with versatile victories. 


Leading a diverse mix of people across a range of gender, age and cultural backgrounds will bring you several benefits, including: 


•    Increased productivity


•    Improved creativity


•    Increased profits


•    Improved employee engagement


•    Reduced employee turnover


•    Improved company reputation


•    A wider range of skills


•    Improved cultural insights


” We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams ”

   -Jimmy Carter 

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