“Here’s to the Crazy Ones. The misfits. The Rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in a square holes. The ones who see things differently… Because the ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who usually do.” ..
Let’s start off with a few definitions just to make sure we’re all on the same page. Multicultural is defined as several cultural or ethnic groups within a society. For the purposes of this post, we are focusing specifically on those of non-white ethnic groups when we refer to multicultural. ..
Today I have the good fortune of addressing an audience of government employees about bridging cultural and generational gaps at their annual leadership conference. I have made a number of presentations and workshops on this very topic. This is what we call achieving Culturational Chemistry™. ..
It would be unfair to me and anyone else that reads this post if I did not discuss the Trayvon Martin case. The verdict and aftermath of the case is still heavy on my mind and heavy on my heart. My prayers go out to everyone involved and particularly to the Martin family who has suffered the greatest loss of all. We cannot change the past, but we also don’t have to repeat it. The biggest question to me is how do we move forward as a country? ..
Exactly how big is a mustard seed? I only ask because I read somewhere that if you have faith the size of a mustard seed that you can move mountains. I googled the size of a mustard and it turns out that a mustard seed is only about 1 or 2mm in diameter. We should see a whole lot of mountains floating up and down the street. Looking closer, there are more mountains being moved than we think. ..
If three’s a crowd, what is four? I’ve heard a lot of interesting and amusing responses to this question. There are a number of organizations out there that are not so amused by the quandary that the number four represents. That is because they are struggling to figure out how to effectively integrate the four very different generations that co-exist in the workplace today. ..