Our brains are wired to make assumptions, which can sometimes be off base. We think it’s an honest mistake; science calls it a blind spot. This video was used with kind permission of PwC. June 23, 2017.

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Stereotypes can influence our perception of who’s the “right fit.” They may create a road block towards our destination. This video was used with kind permission of PwC. June 23, 2017.

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It’s natural to gravitate towards people who are like us. But making decisions solely on who we’re comfortable with can cause tunnel vision. This video was used with kind permission of PwC. June 23, 2017.

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From the things we say to the actions we take each day, our world- and that of business- is comprised of thousands of decisions, both big and small. How we come to make those decisions is the result of intuition and analysis and, in most cases, influenced by biases that we may or may not…

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How one individual’s experience changed the nation. In the late 1970s, Goodyear hired Lilly Ledbetter to work as a supervisor at its tire factory in Alabama. Ledbetter was the only female supervisor at the plant, and remained so for the nineteen years she worked there. She received a Top Performance Award for her work in…

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Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender people are still too often misunderstood. To help those who are scared to ask questions or nervous about saying the wrong thing, Jackson Bird shares a few ways to think about trans issues. And in this funny, frank talk, he clears up a few…

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Imagine a workplace where people of all colors and races are able to climb every rung of the corporate ladder — and where the lessons we learn about diversity at work actually transform the things we do, think and say outside the office. How do we get there? In this candid talk, inclusion advocate Janet…

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We’re taught to believe that hard work and dedication will lead to success, but that’s not always the case. Gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation are among the many factors that affect our chances, says writer and advocate Melinda Epler, and it’s up to each of us to be allies for those who face…

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The purpose of this article is to discuss several key cognitive biases and their effects on decision making within strategic innovation management as well as how to minimize their effects so that team members can contribute optimally to the fuzzy innovation process. They are essential in understanding and managing appropriately to ensure your innovation outputs…

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Are you using your own judgment? Are you sure? Conformity bias refers to our tendency to take cues for proper behavior in most contexts from the actions of others rather than exercise our own independent judgment. This video shows how conformity bias works, and how to maintain independence in the face of the pressure to…

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