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Excellence Through Diversity

Excellence Through Diversity

People are different. We see this everywhere. We often have a hard time setting aside our differences and go in the same direction. But history has shown that the greatest things have been achieved by teams.

When building software, are you looking for the best programmers or for the best team? What tips the balance to hire one person but not the other?

Let’s explore how our differences affect ourselves and others and what we need to build a great team.

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Andreas Fast

May 04, 2016
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  1. EXCELLENCE THROUGH DIVERSITY by Andreas Fast

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  3. ASADO (Barbecue)

  4. MATE (Green tea)

  5. Luis Suárez (Best soccer player)

  6. EXCELLENCE THROUGH DIVERSITY

  7. HUMANKIND

  8. GREAT! WE’RE

  9. None
  10. WE ARE DIFFERENT

  11. WE HAVE DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

  12. MY STORY

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  14. What non color blind people see

  15. None
  16. What color blind people see

  17. Some challenges

  18. FOOD

  19. Is the meat cooked or not?

  20. CLOTHING

  21. SKIN COLOR CHANGES

  22. CARD & BOARD GAMES

  23. Upside

  24. • Night vision • See through camouflage

  25. Your mind starts to work differently

  26. • Non-deterministic • Rely on other things

  27. At work

  28. Communication

  29. CB and design

  30. • Not focused on color • Content placing • Shapes

  31. Communication is KEY

  32. • Know each other • Respect • Share

  33. WE ARE DIFFERENT

  34. Division

  35. Push the limits

  36. How do we do this?

  37. Group vs Team

  38. What makes a great team

  39. Hiring the top 3%

  40. Build the team

  41. What to look for?

  42. Organizations love structure

  43. Not about us

  44. Gender diversity

  45. 15% more likely to outperform other companies Adapted from the

    report Diversity Matters, re-released in February 2015.
  46. Ethnical diversity

  47. 35% more likely to outperform other companies Adapted from the

    report Diversity Matters, re-released in February 2015.
  48. Unity

  49. Communication

  50. When building a diverse team

  51. Values keep the team together

  52. Goals keep the team focused

  53. TEAM OVER INDIVIDUALS

  54. It’s not about the stars

  55. It’s about the team

  56. Thanks!

  57. Join our team! jobs@moove-it.com