Diversity Matters

Last month McKinsey&Company released a new report following up on their 2015 report: Delivering through diversity.

What they found was interesting.

Top-team ethnic and cultural diversity is correlated with profitability.

Here is their finding: when you have diversity on your leadership teams, you perform better.

Seems like common sense, right? More perspectives protects you from blind spots. It may even drive better creativity.

Again, it shouldn’t shock you that having more women in leadership also was also correlated to better performance and profit.

None of this is shocking. So here’s my question – when we’re all so driven towards results, what stops us from driving these numbers up?