Good morning, All,
It’s June and a good time to take a look back at the year so far. There’s a lot of chatter about diversity, but of course, it’s all just talk and all more or less superseded by Cultural Fit, which is nothing short of a kinder, gentler, more acceptable way to discriminate
against anyone and everyone, without having to justify it. It’s one of those terms that is so pliable that it can pretty much cover anything and everything – and no one walks away with hurt feelings.
Yet, even with all of the talk about diversity, what gets left out of the conversation – most notoriously in tech - is age and gender. Ellen Pao V Kleiner Perkins is literally a case in point, as far as gender goes. We take no sides, but consider: would the case have come to trial, had Ellen Pao been, for example, a black man? And would any investor dare had tweeted – as did happen in...