Is Age Bias in Leadership Real?

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During a recent business networking reception in Chicago, I met Charles, an old friend of mine who until few weeks back was a senior executive of an IT company focused on hospitality solutions in the Midwest. Over a glass of wine, he shared that his company CEO was making changes in the executive management team […]


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The Time I Almost Let Bias Remove a Star Performer from my Team

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Everyone has personal biases to some degree, and they are deeply embedded. For example, some people in a work group may race to the conclusion that a colleague who is a deer hunter, whisky drinker, and an agnostic lacks moral fiber. This bias and stereotype can cause alienation among team members and frustrate the group’s […]


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Synergistic Leaders

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Few days back when I entered my office, I heard a voice addressing me as “Boss” I looked back and saw a manager from my finance department, who wanted to hand over some reports. I said to myself why people use the term Boss – the most abused term in corporate world. In the movies, […]


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Building a Winning Team is So Damn Hard

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“Bias compromises the objectivity of reviews, impacts employee careers and leads companies to mediocrity.” With all of the forces affecting the business cycle, companies typically focus human resource management on hiring plans, competitive strategy, and resource allocation. But, is this leading to a winning team or just creating a mediocre organization? Most organizations get distracted, […]


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Is Age Bias in Leadership Real?

During a recent business networking reception in Chicago, I met Charles, an old friend of mine who until few weeks back was a senior executive of an IT company focused on hospitality solutions in the Midwest. Over a glass of wine, he shared that his company CEO was making changes in the executive management team […]

Building a Winning Team is So Damn Hard

“Bias compromises the objectivity of reviews, impacts employee careers and leads companies to mediocrity.” With all of the forces affecting the business cycle, companies typically focus human resource management on hiring plans, competitive strategy, and resource allocation. But, is this leading to a winning team or just creating a mediocre organization? Most organizations get distracted, […]

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