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Research & Insights

“Progress belongs to the Askers; the smarter the question, the lesser the guessing.”― Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel

Asking smart and tough questions until we get answers that work is what we do. We know that diversity, inclusion, leadership, unconscious bias, cognitive differences, multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence, and other such human dynamics are complex and constantly changing. We apply the Nextions Next QuestionNext ConnectionNext Action model to design interdisciplinary studies to break down the complexities so that we can help you think smarter and lead better in your workplace.

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Books & Book Chapters

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Research Studies, Articles & Essays

 

Creative Maladjustment in a Changing World

As we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King, the world often turns to the iconic and inspiring words of Dr. Kinds “I Have A Dream” speech. Yes, this historical speech delivered to hundreds of thousands of people at the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, was a game-changing call to action for a nation in crisis. For me, the lesser-known speech that he delivered to a small crowd at Western Michigan University just a few months later on December 16, 1963, holds the words that most profoundly impact how leaders need to think and lead today.

The Politics of D&I

Mike is a consultant who specializes in the areas of diversity, inclusion and talent management. Consulting in this area is a second career for him, and he was nervous about making the transition to this line of work because he worried that his race, gender and/or sexual orientation would make him less likely to garner credibility and success in the field of diversity and inclusion. They didn’t.

Think Smarter. Lead Better.

  • It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.

    Albert Einstein
  • Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.

    Mikhail Gorbachev
  • We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation.

    Cesar Chavez
  • Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.

    Malcolm Forbes
  • Arin knows her field and presents powerful information. The reality is that her message transcends the legal profession. Anyone who hears her comments will easily see applicability for all aspects of life.

    Robert Schaffer Chief Legal Officer, Radiology Business Solutions