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Finding the Right Mentoring Programs for Your Organisation

If you’re researching mentoring programs for your organisation then I want to say a huge congratulations!  You’ve realised that mentoring programs have many benefits for employees. And you’re about to help others to make exciting contributions as professionals. Both mentors and mentees are going to experience the ripple effect.   It’s exciting stuff!  There are many mentoring programs available, so it’s important that you choose the right one.   We are huge advocates of inclusion and diversity here … Read More

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Gender Diversity: Building a Bridge Between Men and Women

Why don’t all of our gender diversity efforts work?  This is a question I am commonly asked. My short response is this:  We need to simplify. Focus on less and focus on things that are really important. That means: have the courage to take a big red pen to many of your ‘diversity’ activities which are nice, but don’t cut to … Read More

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Building an Inclusive Workplace by Embedding Inclusion Habits

You may be thinking, “We are already a very inclusive workplace!” or “We really are inclusive leaders”, or even, “We don’t need inclusion habits!”. That’s what I hear from most of the leaders I work with. Why are we so insistent that we already have an inclusive workplace?   Here is my take on why we think … Read More

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Workplace Wellbeing, Diversity, and Inclusion Post-COVID

What will workplace wellbeing, diversity and inclusion look and feel like to organisations post Covid-19? I committed to having 100 virtual coffees with leaders and diversity and inclusion experts from around the world. I have been having some very interesting conversations. My question is:  What does the pivot in diversity and inclusion start to look … Read More

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Simplify your Inclusion and Diversity Strategy to Increase Effectiveness

Most organisations are fatigued with their approach to an inclusion and diversity strategy which doesn’t seem to get impactful results. Leaders are supportive of D&I but it’s hard for it to be a real priority when there are so many expectations on leaders and what they are responsible for.   The reality is that a role that works in advocacy … Read More