Multiplier Effect

September 30, 2019


Multiply It: Fostering Diversity & Inclusion

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When we are committed to full-spectrum diversity and inclusion, we get diversity of thought, experience, ideas, and best practices. This is the differentiator that will that will result in stronger teams, more innovative companies, and better results for our partners, customers and communities.

Sponsorship fuels a rich and diverse pipeline

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Cisco introduced The Multiplier Effect, which asks leaders to pledge to sponsor at least one extraordinary diverse person in their organization and challenge their peers to do the same.

April 16, 2018


Disrupting the Ordinary: Our Commitment to Diversity and Collaboration

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Last week I was fortunate to attend the Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston. In its 39th year, Simmons is considered the premiere professional development event for women. Each year...

September 5, 2017


Why Promoting Diversity Is Not Only the Right Thing to Do—It’s Also Good Business

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I’m a numbers guy. So, it really got my attention when I learned that businesses which make diversity and inclusion a priority do better than others. In fact, U.S. companies in the top quartile for gender diversity have 15 percent higher financial performance than the national industry median. And for ethnic diversity the difference is […]

June 7, 2017


When Women Happen to Things, Things Happen

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Leonardo Da Vinci once said, “It had long come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened...