People Skills Chat 11/3/13: Conformity and Diversity #Peopleskills

People Skills Twitter Chat TOPIC: Conformity and Diversity Hashtag: #peopleskills

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Background on This Chat Topic

A certain amount of conformity is needed to form an organization of any type. Demanding too much conformity crushes individuality and loses the value of diverse talents. How do you find the right balance? This is what we will explore in people skills Twitter chat this Sunday November 3rd at 10am ET.

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People Skills Twitter Chat Nov. 3, 2013 TOPIC: Conformity and Diversity

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Organizations today are embracing diversity through inclusion programs. Leaders are leading through employee engagement to tap diverse views and talents for success. This is progress. How can we keep this going and strengthen it? Let’s explore where and when the push to conform puts this at risk and how to prevent it?

Some questions that come to mind …

  • What is the difference between conformity and uniformity?
  • How can organizations create culture without stifling diversity?
  • Does diversity have to be labelled as non-conformist?
  • What tempts some leaders into demanding high levels of conformity?
  • Can individual conform without losing who they are? How?
  • How can we ensure that diversity is truly part of the culture?

These are just a few questions to get us thinking before we begin the people skills chat this Sunday! Actual questions will post during the chat.

So bring your personal perspective, all your experience, lots of curiosity, and your favorite beverage, and join us from around the globe for Twitter People Skills Chat this Sunday in the USA — Nov. 3, 2013 at 10am ET — to explore: Conformity and Diversity.!

I also invite you to continue this chat by joining the Google+ People Skills Community to be a part of all the people skills discussions not just on Sundays but everyday 24×7. If LinkedIn is your favorite social media platform, join us in our growing LinkedIn group: People Skills Succeed.

Shout Out of Gratitude

A special thanks to everyone who submitted questions for this chat. I am also very grateful to all those who participate each week and expand our understanding and view of people skills. Finally, a warm thank you to all who have suggested topics and co-hosted. I welcome new topic ideas and co-hosts as well!

Hope you will all join in the #PeopleSkills Twitter chat to explore Conformity and Diversity, this Sunday Nov. 3, 2013 10am ET/7am PT.

Everyone is welcome! We have only one rule in People Skills Twitter Chat: Respect for all even when we disagree.

TIP: If you have never been in a Twitter chat, you may find it helpful to log on to, enter hashtag #peopleskills, and sign in to your Twitter account. Twubs will insert the hashtag automatically for you and you will see all the tweets on one screen. Other tools available are, OneQube, Hootsuite and TweetDeck.

I am the founder and host of the chat and will be happy to answer any questions you have in advance: Email me.

Chat with you this Sunday Nov. 3, 2013 10am ET in #PeopleSkills Twitter Chat: Conformity and Diversity!

Until then, as always, I wish you bonds of happiness and success!

From my professional experience to your success,
Kate Nasser, The People-Skills Coach™

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