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The Problem

Diverse Perspectives Consulting, LLC helps individuals and organizations navigate challenges to communication that stem from differences in worldviews and perspectives.

Why Does My Business Need This?

 

 

  • Because to create a cooperative and inclusive culture, you need to do diversity differently

  • Because you want to create an environment where innovation and communication thrive

  • Because the public sphere is becoming 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

Consequences of Not Addressing the Problem

  • Communication breakdowns

  • Assumptions about intent

  • Walking on eggshells

  • Self-censorship

  • A reluctance to take risks

A Solution

The good news is that there is a way to change this climate. Recognizing that disagreement, including on the most sensitive issues, is sometimes inevitable, at Diverse Perspectives Consulting, LLC, we help people understand and manage these disagreements constructively.

Benefits

Open communication opens workplaces to a wider range of perspectives, which brings:

  • Innovation

  • Higher productivity

  • Lower turnover

  • Stronger networks and relationships

  • The avoidance of groupthink