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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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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?  Let’s explore what it means to be inclusive, the benefits around, and the characteristics of an inclusive … Read More

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Diversity Councils: The What, Why, and How

Diversity councils comprised of employee representatives from throughout the business are often not as productive as we think! I have established a number of diversity councils over the years. I have also been the ‘external’ helping to support and guide these councils. Twelve years ago, ‘best practice’ for diversity councils involved gathering a bunch of … Read More