Diverse Perspectives Consulting, LLC helps individuals, groups, and organizations navigate challenges to communication that stem from differences in worldviews and perspectives.
Although there is some overlap, this work isn't about resolving differences in how members of different parties vote. It is much broader. It is about how we talk to one another on sensitive and controversial topics, particularly those that touch identity in all its forms. Those issues include diversity, microaggressions, white privilege, affirmative action, anti-racism, and immigration.
Why Does My Business, Group, or Organization Need This?
Because to create a cooperative and inclusive culture, you need to remind people of what they have in common
Because you want to create an environment where innovation and communication thrive
Because the public sphere has become increasingly politicized.
Because individuals, and therefore teams, are diverse and they have to be able communicate effectively with one another if they are to function well
Because a greater appreciation for a diversity of perspectives, in addition to its other benefits, can help minimize the likelihood of costly accusations of bias along these lines, such as those faced by Google and Facebook
At Diverse Perspectives Consulting, LLC, we ground our approach in an emphasis on questions, curiosity, and humility. We offer seminars, workshops, targeted problem-solving, and other specialized services. Our focus is on improving communication across differences in perspectives and worldviews. Find out more here.
The consequences of not addressing the problem
Assumptions about intent
Walking on eggshells
Reluctance to take risks
Open communication opens workplaces to a wider range of perspectives, which brings: