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Why is Inclusion Important and Other Frequently Asked Questions

If you are a leader and you’re wondering ‘why is inclusion important’ then I want to take my hat off to you because you are taking a step in the right direction towards increasing inclusion within your workplace.  Creating an inclusive environment is one of the number one priorities of leaders the world over.  There are a couple of problems though.   … Read More

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How to Create an Inclusive Environment: 6 Essential Tips for Every Leader

For forward-thinking and dynamic organisational leaders, creating an inclusive environment is essential to ensuring every employee feels welcomed.  The research tells us time and time again that creating a sense of belonging is imperative if you want to:  Leverage the benefits of diversity  Encourage innovation  Ensure psychological safety  Impact the bottom line  Engage your employees  Increase productivity  Develop … Read More

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What is Inclusion in the Workplace and How to Implement it?

If you have recently found yourself asking ‘What is inclusion in the workplace?’ and are unsure how to implement it, this is a must-read article.   A strong inclusion strategy can help your organisation attract top talent and drive innovative results. And this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to creating an inclusive environment. You … Read More

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The Dimensions of Diversity Through an Inclusive Lens

Just as there are many different social stereotypes in the world, there are many dimensions of diversity and difference. And of course, they are all prevalent in the workplace.  There is a growing trend, backed by research and insights, within the diversity and inclusion space to move away from focusing on types of difference in situ or the ‘traditional’ dimensions of diversity.   Why?  Because it doesn’t really matter … Read More

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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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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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Creating a Sense of Belonging in Your Organisation

Having a sense of belonging is an essential element of feeling included. But how do you ensure EVERY member of your team feels like they belong?   Just because YOU or someone else in the team feel included – doesn’t mean that this is how EVERYONE feels. And you may not know or even understand why someone doesn’t feel like they belong!  Creating a … 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