The danger of your company's bias towards the 'rock-star’ employee | Tajan Renderos | TEDxBU

When ‘rock-star’ bias goes unchecked, we unintentionally waste the diverse intelligence of employees. If companies can commit to training leaders to leverage diverse leadership strengths, integrate a coaching approach to management, and create cultures of profound inclusiveness the world of corporate America can be forever changed. Tajan Braithwaite Renderos, ACC is a Leadership Development Coach and Diversity and Inclusion Specialist with over a decade of experience in start-up tech, and government agencies. Her coaching clients come from companies such as Netflix, Dropbox, Atlassian, Intel, Shopify, Lyft, and others.

Tajan is known for helping senior leaders who are secretly feeling muted by low self-confidence, burnt out from perfectionism, and wanting to uplevel their careers do just that.

Tajan is an expert trainer and speaker and has worked with organizations to teach leaders her signature framework on integrating a coaching approach to management so they can easily navigate the toughest parts of people management- conflict and difficult conversations. She is an avid blogger on leadership development and organizational development issues. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at
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