Leadership lessons from the bow seat

By Laura Stone on November 21, 2016

Sometimes it is the everyday experiences in life that ultimately help us learn and grow in the most remarkable ways. This past month marked the 52nd Head of the Charles regatta in Boston. Some 11,000 rowers came from all over the world to navigate down the windy shores and through the narrow bridges of the Charles River. I, the self-proclaimed novice (who put in several weeks of diligent prep work!), raced in a double (four oars, two people) in the parent-child category with my 17-year-old daughter, Sophie, who is captain of her crew team. The preparation, planning and execution that we went through together got me thinking about the work that I do with leaders every day. Turns out that this all too common cliché has some merit.

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Is Purpose the Solution to Inclusion?

By Laura Stone on May 17, 2016

What if it was our personal mission to find the unique gifts that each person brings to the table? What would be possible?

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Inclusive company culture goes way beyond quotas

By Laura Stone on August 25, 2015

When it comes to creating a diverse and inclusive organization, nothing really happens until senior leaders start to question everything, including who gets the opportunities to advance.

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How diversity makes us smarter

By Laura Stone on June 4, 2015

Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working.

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The “Inside Job”

By Laura Stone on February 12, 2015

Our new Inclusive Leadership Intensive is specifically designed to help leaders look inside—among many other things—and develop critical inclusive leadership skills that are necessary in today’s business environment.

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