Elena Méndez Díaz-Villabella
Inclusive thinking means considering other possibilities and points of view before taking action. Two people can look quite different, but think similarly; and two people can look alike (ethnicity, gender, age, etc.) and think differently.
To go from saying, “I’ve got nothing to hide” to demonstrating that you literally have NOTHING to hide. Don’t just talk the talk, walk the walk. Put your money where your mouth is and provide clear examples of “value” and “culture”, without ambiguities and with real results.
Your history and legacy as a company isn’t just an asset. It might also be a liability. Consumers and employees that are more and more jaded prefer brands without tradition and history because they have nothing to hide. These companies are innocent at birth, and they have been born in a transparent world.
Work in progress. Our natural state. We are not perfect! Sometimes it’s best to launch a product before it’s perfect. Come on!
Even Apple, a company that is known for perfection and control, releases products with known shortfalls.
Develop leader presence by cultivating focus, clarity, creativity and compassion in the service of others. “Paying attention to the present moment, non-judgmentally”. Finding the mental space to lead properly.