The Next Level of Intelligence for 21st Century Leaders

buzz from Jeff Gearhart, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

“Over the past five years, Dr. Reeves has helped our legal department integrate diversity and inclusion into our leadership principles. We are excited about The Next IQ, which is both an analysis of what we need to do to effectively step into today's leadership challenges as well as a guide on how we can actually take individual and organizational action to become better and more inclusive leaders."

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From the pages...

Foreword by John W. Rowe

  The uncertainties, challenges, unanswerable questions and day to day difficulties of leadership pull us back into the comforts of where we feel safe even when the situation calls for something new.  That’s where Arin and The Next IQ come…Read more


  This next generation of intelligence is about actively soliciting and then harnessing the power of diverse perspectives that may or may not be rooted in specific individual education, experience and/or expertise.  Product development experts may be the best experts…Read more

The Evolution of Leadership

  Leaders need intelligence in order to lead, and intelligence needs inclusion in order to be intelligent.  This is the core of the transition from the Retro IQ to The Next IQ.  This transition is foundational to surviving and thriving…Read more

The Next IQ Models for Individuals & Organizations

  In leading the development of The NEXT IQ in organizations, it is critical to not focus on tolerance of differences or even celebration of differences. Tolerance and celebration are vocabulary vestiges from the Retro IQ that treat diverse perspectives as something that…Read more

An Introduction to Unconscious Biases

  The statistical sketches profiled above illustrate how our unconscious biases manifest without our explicit permission or even knowledge.   When I’ve done assessments of workplaces and found very similar workplace and workforce patterns, I have rarely found conscious and deliberate efforts to select or promote…Read more