Why the stories we tell can change the world – for the better

About this video: Most of us think of folklore as something belonging to the past. But folklore refers both to the stories we’ve told ourselves through history and still tell ourselves every day. When it comes to the world of business, our cultural perceptions about the characteristics of strong leaders - aggressive, outspoken, risk-taking - lead us to hire and promote more men into high-level positions. How can we confront these stories and embrace a new kind of folklore: diverse, balanced leadership?

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