Posts Tagged: Biases

Gaming For Clarity Recognizes Intelligence Biases

A recent press report quoted unnamed US intelligence sources saying Russia had no intention of invading the Ukraine. The appraisal became the subject of considerable debate when Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his nation’s military into Ukraine’s Crimea region. Follow-on media reports said strategic assessments had been made by US intelligence and defense authorities that… Read more »

We Like a Winning Face

Cultural Leaders understand that their unconscious biases can lead them to less than optimum decisions like everyone else. This recent Scientific podcast illustrates the power of how one looks on our vision of what constitutes a leader. Most of us think unconsciously think that leaders should be tall, attractive, and intelligent. Unfortunately, there is no… Read more »

Buried Prejudice: The Bigot in Your Brain…

One of the aspects of Diversity2.0 is the focus unconscious biases as a universal condition that all of us are prone. The article in the Scientific American, “Buried Prejudice: The Bigot in Your Brain” is a well written piece that describes in detail how the natural condition of human beings is to unconsciously discriminate against… Read more »

Everything Might be Fair in Love and War, but not in Leadership When it Comes to Women…

The problem with leadership development is that as humans we are predisposed to think we know a good leader when we see him. (notice I said see “him”) Unfortunately, this view overlooks a wide talent pool of women and minorities who if given the chance could become special leaders. A recent study revealed that gender… Read more »