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Without Excuses

Unleash the Power of Diversity to Build Your Business

Joe Watson

St. Martin's Press

  Without Excuses argues convincingly that recruiting and nurturing a diverse workforce isn't just morally or legally correct, it's essential to any successful enterprise. Using examples gleaned from a decade of real-world work in companies and government, Joe Watson offers vital practical advice on how to find abundant sources of diverse talent, how to treat them in the recruitment process and on the job, and most of all how to learn from them to benefit any business or organization.
This book is essential for any executive, recruiter, entrepreneur, or job-seeker looking for the crucial edge in hiring and developing talent and business ideas.  Joe Watson's infectious charisma permeates every page, bringing drama and urgency to sound management advice.

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Chapter One
Strip Away the Excuses
 
To succeed at diversity recruiting, you must strip away your disabling excuses and get real. Getting real means you no longer tolerate the use of the word "can't." It means you start to recognize suspended business logic when you see it, and treat diversity like every other important strategic initiative.
 
With respect to diversity, it is my experience that organizations typically fall into one of four categories: obstructionist (they do as little as possible), defensive (they do only that which is legally or politically expedient),
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  • Joe Watson

  • JOE WATSON is a dynamic management consultant, business owner, and former business executive who now leads major corporations and individuals through the process of operating and living Without Excuses. Much of his time is spent advising on employee issues, especially workplace diversity. His clients include Freddie Mac, MTV Networks, and Lifetime Entertainment, among many others. He was a special aide to former Governor Mark Warner of Virginia. Joe Watson has hosted his own radio program and is a sought-after speaker to organizations around the world.
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Without Excuses

Unleash the Power of Diversity to Build Your Business

Joe Watson

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