“Work-Life Balance” is bunk. Real flexibility is the future of a good workplace.

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Getting Personal About Committing To Diversity

Simon Rothery, the CEO of Goldman Sachs Australia and New Zealand, wondered whether his staff was really hearing his message that diversity is critical. We talked about the research Deloitte had done elsewhere which showed that leaders often think they are communicating their commitment clearly, but staff report hearing silence on the topic.

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Inclusive leadership means encouraging and empowering your people to bring their whole self to work, which creates the opportunity for extraordinary performance. Only when we are fully able to be ourselves, can we truly be extraordinary.

—Beth Rauschenberger,
Vice President of Internal Audit, Nationwide Insurance

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American poverty is moving to the suburbs

The move of poverty to the suburbs is a challenge for the American social-safety net. Many anti-poverty programs in the US were designed to address urban issues—and nongovernmental organizations supporting the suburban poor are comparatively rare and underfunded.

And our government is hard at work to ensure this trend will continue.

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