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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

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What Is Your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Actually Costing Your Organisation?

Do you know what your diversity and inclusion strategy is actually costing your organisation? Can you track spend and ROI effectively? According to a Forbes article: Organisations spend about $8 billion per year on diversity and inculsion training with little to show for their efforts. The swamp seems muddier than ever.  The hidden costs of … Read More

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Resetting Cultural Inclusiveness in the New Normal

A strong strategy to support cultural inclusiveness is needed by organisations now more than ever.   We have been welcomed into our colleagues’ homes. We have pivoted quickly to more inclusive work practices. How now do we bring these practices with us to our new normal? How do we ensure we don’t revert to habit? How do we maintain a sense … Read More

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Characteristics of an Inclusive Workplace: Leaders need it simplified!

When it comes to leading a team that displays characteristics of an inclusive workplace, leaders are confused. There are so many theories on the best type of leadership and the best type of measures. Which one should they pick?  As a leader have you ever asked yourself – what does inclusive mean? Let’s explore what it … Read More

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Think Differently About Inclusive Mentoring

Inclusive structured workplace mentoring means you don’t have to rely on ‘chemistry’ for success OR excellent mentoring skills, experience and training. Meaning what? The relationship can’t fall flat! Structured inclusive mentoring provides consistent results It also means that you have a consistent approach for all mentors and mentees. This increases the chances of overall success … Read More

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COVID and Inclusive Workplace Changes? It’s Time to Get REAL

In this article I’d like to explore the impact of Covid and inclusive workplace practices.  Our world has been turned upside down. Uncertainty exists in our organisations and our personal lives. NEVER has there been a time when it is more urgent for organisations to leverage the voices of all of their people. Across genders, generations, cultures, … Read More