Every company itching to scale is looking for a competitive edge. But few realize it's as close as diversification — not of finances or service lines, but of staff.
Diverse team members bring a broad range of knowledge to the table and open doors for collaboration with new audiences, which companies can leverage to break into new markets. In addition, businesses with diverse teams are better able to attract top employees and improve employee satisfaction.
In this article, successful entrepreneurs and leaders in diversity efforts such as LaShana Lewis of L. M. Lewis Consulting, share the tactics they've found successful when building truly inclusive teams.