No matter where you get your news, it’s obvious that we’re in the throes of a leadership crisis -- or three or five. President Trump’s head-scratching “surrender summit” in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin sent shockwaves across the globe. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May faced her biggest political setback as David Davis, the key Brexit negotiator, abruptly resigned because he could no longer, in good faith, go along with the exit strategy. And of course, Uber[...]
As the National Minority Supplier Development Council’s 2016 Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange draws near, we’ve spent the past few weeks writing about issues of inclusion. The event, which we hope to see you at, runs from October 23 to October 26. Yet its spirit -- the importance of nurturing a rich business culture through diverse talent -- infuses our industry every day. The case for diversity is well established: it bolsters productivity, spurs innovation, exposes us to new perspectives and revelations, and it drives economic progress. Beyond that, actively championing an inclusive workforce empowers all talent and provides them with opportunities to contribute. Nothing speaks to the heart of diversity as much as immigration. Right now, across the world, that topic dominates the political discourse and national conversations of many countries. Let’s look at how embracing immigrant talent will strengthen our businesses. And some new technology is removing the obstacles.