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Women in Leadership – Why We Need More “Middle-Aged, White Blokes” to Step Up 

There is serious underrepresentation of women in leadership, according to the latest Women in the Workplace 2022 report to come out from McKinskey.  It’s an issue for organisations because the data shows that companies do better when they appoint more women to leadership positions.  So, why then are women still leaving leadership roles in droves? Or, … Read More

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What is Groupthink?

Groupthink occurs when members of the group agree with each other in their setting in order to reach a harmonious consensus. As a result, decision making is often impaired because individual thoughts, ideas, and opinions are not contributed – or if they are, they are not considered – in favour of a cohesive outcome.  People’s ability … Read More

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A Case Study in Leveraging Diversity

I want to share with you a true story of how leveraging diversity and inclusion built a multimillion-dollar ROI. It started with an ugly carrot. And it’s a big success solution stemming from the discovery of an underutilised resource in the business: the farmers’ wives. You can see the original story over on ABC Landline … Read More

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How To Define Inclusive Behaviour At Your Organisation

 In this article we’re going to look at how you can define inclusive behaviour within your organisation – because it’s not just enough to talk about inclusive behaviour, you have to put it into practice.  We’re going to dive into what inclusive behaviour comprises and looks like in an organisation’s day-to-day.  Remember this:   If … Read More

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How an ERG Can Foster Inclusiveness, Diversity & Equality 

Does your organisation have an ERG? ERGs are gaining popularity as more and more organisations focus their efforts on building workplace diversity and inclusion.   When organisations support and encourage employee resource group (ERG) programs, their employees are afforded the opportunity to bring their whole selves to work to connect with others who are like them.  … Read More

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A Guide to Diversity Management

Studies show that companies that use diversity management practices produce 20% higher revenue than those that don’t.   Clearly, diversity management is the key to unlock the potential of your diverse employees and translate it into tangible outcomes.   But what is diversity management in the first place?  Diversity management is the art that helps your … Read More

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How a Leadership Course Increases Workplace Inclusion

 Are your leaders well-equipped to handle the challenges that come with having a diverse workforce, or do you need to invest in a leadership course?  Despite our best wishes, not all leaders are instinctively or naturally inclusive. Being able to leverage diversity and produce tangible, profitable outcomes for an organisation requires know-how and experience.  A recent … Read More