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This week’s episode of the RB podcast “A Deeper Dive” features James Pogue, a leadership consultant and CEO of JP Enterprises.

This edition of A Deeper Dive is brought to you by James Pogue Enterprises.

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What are the best strategies for companies to improve diversity and inclusion in their organizations?

This week’s episode of the Restaurant Business podcast “A Deeper Dive” features James Pogue, CEO of JP Enterprises, a Dallas-based leadership consulting firm.

Pogue is a military veteran who spent nearly a decade in higher education focusing on diversity and inclusion and has since expanded his work to include multi-generational leadership to help companies and colleges recruit and retain younger people. He recently partnered with the Women’s Foodservice Forum to develop a series to attract and retain talent in the workplace.

Diversity has been a major issue at big companies over the past year—numerous restaurant chains including McDonald’s and Yum Brands have taken big steps to improve diversity in their own organizations.

Pogue discusses issues related to diversity in management teams. He says that organizations need to be focused on recruiting and developing talent that can address their specific organizational challenges, picking the right people based on their ideas and not necessarily their background.

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