8 min

Trying to Create an Inclusive Sales and Marketing Culture? Does Your Leadership Look the Part‪?‬ Cascading Leadership - The Show

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The lack of representation and diversity in sales and marketing leadership positions was the focus of a recent conversation. Despite underrepresented groups accounting for almost 40% of the US population, they only held 20% of executive positions. Women held only 29% of C-suite positions.

Promoting diversity and creating an inclusive culture would benefit business outcomes and performance. 

Promoting diversity in leadership positions would require setting clear goals and benchmarks and addressing biases that may be preventing underrepresented communities from advancing in their careers.

Leveraging leadership development programs and sponsorship to elevate members of underrepresented communities is a critical part of your people development strategy that shouldn't be ignored.

An inclusive culture would help to retain employees and attract customers who align with the company's values. 

Increasing diversity in leadership positions was crucial for businesses to remain competitive and relevant. Organizations need to set clear goals and benchmarks, address biases, and create an inclusive culture to promote diversity in leadership. By implementing these strategies, businesses could create a diverse and inclusive culture that would benefit both employees and customers.
Timestamps
0:00:00
"Importance of Diversity in Sales and Marketing Leadership: Strategies for Implementation and Promotion"
0:01:08
"Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Leadership: Strategies for Success"
0:02:57
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Leadership: Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Culture
0:06:31
The Importance of Representation in Creating a Strong Organizational Culture in Sales and Marketing.
Follow us at:
www.cascadingleadership.com
linkedin.com/in/drjimk
linkedin.com/in/1lawrenceobrown

The lack of representation and diversity in sales and marketing leadership positions was the focus of a recent conversation. Despite underrepresented groups accounting for almost 40% of the US population, they only held 20% of executive positions. Women held only 29% of C-suite positions.

Promoting diversity and creating an inclusive culture would benefit business outcomes and performance. 

Promoting diversity in leadership positions would require setting clear goals and benchmarks and addressing biases that may be preventing underrepresented communities from advancing in their careers.

Leveraging leadership development programs and sponsorship to elevate members of underrepresented communities is a critical part of your people development strategy that shouldn't be ignored.

An inclusive culture would help to retain employees and attract customers who align with the company's values. 

Increasing diversity in leadership positions was crucial for businesses to remain competitive and relevant. Organizations need to set clear goals and benchmarks, address biases, and create an inclusive culture to promote diversity in leadership. By implementing these strategies, businesses could create a diverse and inclusive culture that would benefit both employees and customers.
Timestamps
0:00:00
"Importance of Diversity in Sales and Marketing Leadership: Strategies for Implementation and Promotion"
0:01:08
"Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Leadership: Strategies for Success"
0:02:57
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Leadership: Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Culture
0:06:31
The Importance of Representation in Creating a Strong Organizational Culture in Sales and Marketing.
Follow us at:
www.cascadingleadership.com
linkedin.com/in/drjimk
linkedin.com/in/1lawrenceobrown

8 min