What happens when we leverage our differences rather than tolerating them?

We often assume that performance and happiness will improve by increasing diversity in our interactions, work and conversations. That assumption is wrong. Differences can indeed lead to greater success and joy… but only if we employ specific skills and create the appropriate conditions that let us thrive in conflict. What are those skills and conditions? What has helped you specifically?

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Francesca Gino

Award winning expert on the psychology of organizations

Professor Gino studies how people can have more productive, creative and fulfilling lives. She is a professor at Harvard Business School and the author, most recently, of “Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules in Work and Life.” Gino regularly gives keynote speeches, delivers corporate training programs and serves in advisory roles for firms and not-for-profit organizations across the globe.