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Workplaces Must Start Valuing Diversity 

It is imperative that workplaces start valuing diversity and should never take the difference and uniqueness of their employees for granted.  As inclusive leaders you should be constantly communicating with your diverse team about how much you value their presence and contribution in your organisation. Letting them know you care is key.   Valuing the diversity that your … Read More

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5 Tips To Leverage Diversity In The Workplace 

Diversity in the workplace is when your workforce is a dynamic bunch of people. They’re folks that come from different backgrounds, cultures, experiences, skills, genders, races, religions, sexual orientations and more.   And of course, there are many benefits to having a diverse workforce. Such as:   Usually, the more diversity in the workplace is, the higher … Read More

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Leadership Coaching Strategies that Promote Diversity and Inclusion

One thing I am certain of is that organisations cannot accomplish diversity and inclusion without investing in inclusive leadership coaching. A first step is for organisations to make establishing inclusive leaders a strategic priority.   While it is admirable to adopt training solutions for employees at all levels in the hopes of developing a more inclusive workplace; … Read More

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How to Create a Macro Impact D&I Strategy Through Micro Action

 If there is one thing I’ve seen time and time again in my many conversations with leaders, it’s that not only is D&I fatigue very real, it also becomes transparent in a workplace when there is a lack of focus and awareness on micro action.   Positive micro actions are evident in a workplace that is focused on holding leaders accountable to their daily words, behaviours and actions. It is in this repetition of their micro habits, where the whole picture comes together for … 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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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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Women in Leadership Strategies: Watch the Risk

In an environment where leaders are loudly and proudly shouting about how good they are at driving their women in leadership strategies and their wider diversity and inclusion training programs – they seem to be ignoring the massive risk that’s looming!   We see male champions of change being very vocal – which I applaud (for the genuine!). … Read More

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Gender Equity Success Formula: Focus on the ‘Broken Rung’!

Unfortunately, there’s no one simple answer for gender equity success in organisations. Despite many trying hard! I do know what needs to be fixed as a priority. This article will focus on that one thing. Let me explain. I have commonly seen organisations focus their women in leadership strategy on investing heavily in women in … Read More