Want stratospheric success? Look beyond your own worldview

Current physician and former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski knows a thing or two about out-of-this-world success.

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Current physician and former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski knows a thing or two about out-of-this-world success. He knows that, most of all, that working with people that differ from you can open you up to new ideas. And new paths forward. Scott's latest book is The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed, and he is brought to you today by Amway. Amway believes that ​diversity and inclusion ​are ​essential ​to the ​growth ​and ​prosperity ​of ​today’s ​companies. When woven ​into ​every ​aspect ​of ​the talent ​life ​cycle, companies committed to diversity and inclusion are ​the ​best ​equipped ​to ​innovate, ​improve ​brand image ​and ​drive ​performance.

How diversity can launch startups even higher

Startups create the tech and products that set the tone for our collective future. It’s pivotal that founders lead by example to make diversity and inclusion a priority—and reap the rewards.

Passion builds startups. Diversity sustains them. (Credit: Caiaimage/Sam Edwards/Getty Images/Big Think)
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Top 5 findings of the Great British Diversity Experiment

The Great British Diversity Experiment found concrete steps that can increase diversity in companies.

The Great British Diversity Experiment found concrete steps to increase diversity. (Credit: Don Ross III on Unsplash/Big Think)
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Inside bias: Why so many companies make big hiring mistakes

Author Scott Hartley says we don't have to be afraid of the coming AI - we should put it to work for us in fighting our own biases.

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AI doesn’t have to be scary. It can augment our intelligence, says venture capitalist and best-selling author Scott Hartley. What AI can also do is help us fight our own biases, starting with the prejudices inherent in the hiring process "algorithms".