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Inclusive Leadership: Tips and Tactics to Create Stronger Teams and Greater Innovation

Guidebooks May 23, 2023

Many leaders have been trained in the top-down, command-and-control leadership style, but the modern workplace demands a different type of expertise. Successful leadership today hinges on new ideas, such as the need for agility, authenticity, compassion, as well as the ability to be open-minded. But how can traditional leaders transform their management style and mentor the new generation of leaders?

This guide offers practical advice, including:

  • What it means to be an inclusive leader
  • Everyday techniques designed to build inclusive leadership skills
  • Tips to level-up your job skills and thrive in today’s diverse and complex business environment

At the heart of inclusive leadership are diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) best practices. Inclusive leaders are better able to connect with customers, tap into a variety of viewpoints, and leverage the talents of a diverse workforce. By incorporating DEI strategies into their daily behavior, leaders can transform organizations, communities, and beyond.


Donald Thompson

Donald Thompson, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 Southeast Award winner, is a globally respected business leader, CEO of The Diversity Movement, CDE, and author of Underestimated.