Building Inclusive and Healthy Teams with Dr. Shelton Goode, CEO and President of Icarus Consulting
Dr. Shelton Goode is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Icarus Consulting, a veteran-owned consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations create an inclusive culture. Dr. Goode has over 20 years of experience with diversity and inclusion, HR, talent management, and organizational and leadership development. In 2019, he was named one of the "Top 10 D&I Trailblazers" by Forbes. Prior to joining Icarus Consulting, Dr. Goode held executive positions for companies ranging from $300 million to more than $11 billion in yearly revenue and has worked with enterprises, both large and small, across industries. He is also a highly decorated Air Force veteran who has not only served the country in a time of war, but has consistently served his community in times of need. In this episode… Are you an effective leader? Better yet, are you an effective listener? Being a successful business leader requires more than simply steering your ship—it also means creating an environment that facilitates constructive feedback and dialogue within your team. Dr. Shelton Goode, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Icarus Consulting, helps business leaders build and retain inclusive and healthy teams. According to him, building a successful team requires three things: vulnerability, transparency, and authenticity. By being open with your employees, you can cultivate a culture of feedback, trust, and success. In this week's episode of Level Up, host Nick Araco sits down with Dr. Shelton Goode, the CEO and President of Icarus Consulting, to discuss how to build and maintain an inclusive culture at your company. Dr. Goode shares the importance of constructive feedback from team members, how to lower your company's turnover rate, and his strategies for embracing change as a business leader. Stay tuned.