Automotive Leaders Discuss Impact Of The Cultural Demographic Shift On Their And All U.S. Industries21/11/2015 06:00am
Our changing cultural demographics represent a significant growth opportunity for U.S. industries. Yet few understand the opportunity, if they see it all. Those who do – the very few – seem to understand it intuitively as they convert the wave of diversity of thought being introduced by employees and consumers into opportunities previously unseen. Those who don’t – the majority – are having a difficult time of it, failing to put enough investment in the right resources and not executing properly to achieve the desired outcomes they want and should be getting at this stage of the game. It all comes down to a leadership issue, and without buy-in from the top – or courageous leaders in the middle of the organization – half-hearted initiatives are doomed to fail and leave companies spinning their wheels.
4 Steps to Profiting from the Cultural Demographic Shift09/02/2017 06:00am
Discover how to seize business opportunities and ROI in any target population represented in the current cultural shift.
5 Reasons Diversity And Inclusion Fails13/02/2017 06:00am
One of my favorite Martin Luther King Jr. quotes is: “There is nothing more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” And I am just going to come out and say it: Most diversity and inclusion initiatives fall into the former category: sincere ignorance. They look and sound great. They are usually well-meaning too. But a vast number of these initiatives prove ineffective or fail within a year or two. Why? Sincere ignorance: Start talking to the people who put them together, and more often than not you realize that the details and depth of strategic thinking behind them is as thin as the paper they are printed on.
Diversity Must Become a Profit Center for Enterprise to Flourish23/04/2012 06:00am
The latest Nielsen study, State of the Hispanic Consumer: The Hispanic Market Imperative - revealed that if US Hispanics were a standalone country, their market buying power would be one of the top twenty economies in the world. This study makes it clear that organizations must establish new ways to earn and build trust with the changing face of the employees they serve and consumers they sell to.
Preparing U.S. Leadership for the Cultural Demographic Shift29/07/2014 08:07am
Hispanics along with African Americans and Asian Pacific Islanders surpassed one third of the U.S. population in 2010. As their numbers continue to rise, they are on track to reach 54% of the population by 2050 – making them the minority-majority.