CHAPTER 14

Peaceful Coexistence: A Line in the Sand and a Call to Action

Buckminster Fuller said, the best way to predict the future is to design it.

The perfect ending to this book would be to paint a rosy picture about our ability to design a flawlessly inclusive workplace, but before I can go there, I need to be realistic.

We live in a VUCA world—a world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. Perhaps, the only thing we can be certain of is change and the ambiguity of how to handle it. Working with diversity and inclusion is no exception. While it would be nice to argue that things are getting easier, they seem to have become more difficult. We are living in a world with increasing tension and violence, where more people have ...

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