“The Dirty Secret Of Diversity” on Helios Blog

September 12, 2019By Josh Allan DykstraLeadership No Comments

Intellectually, it’s easy to promote the value of diversity in our organizations. We endlessly proclaim pithy sayings about the added benefit of a diverse and varied constituency of employees, espousing the importance of mixing genders, races, generations, and lifestyles. In our minds, we “get it,” and for good reason — it seems almost self-evident that a … Read More

“Forget ‘Culture’ — Focus On Operating System Instead” in Culturati Magazine

August 22, 2019By Josh Allan DykstraLeadership No Comments

Culture is complex. By its very definition, “culture” is almost unreasonably complicated — read just a few lines in a dictionary, and you’ll quickly trip over phrases like “manifestations of human achievement regarded collectively.” Oof. Complex. The intricate nature of “culture” itself is actually one of its largest challenges, as its complexity makes it difficult … Read More