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The Element of Inclusion

English, Finance, 1 season, 351 episodes, 3 days, 15 hours, 26 minutes
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Hosted by Dr. Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey Every week we inform and educate using applied research and thought leadership Get your pen and paper ready because this is one of the world’s most valuable resources to help you on your Inclusion journey. We provide book reviews, research breakdowns, explainers, opinion pieces, interviews and much more We’re on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive To continue the conversation join us on Linkedin: The Element of Inclusion Community We’re on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive To continue the conversation join us on Linkedin: The Element of Inclusion Community
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When Inclusion Does Not Work : 3 Real World Case Studies

You can do all the work and things still don’t work out. Find out how you can avoid these real world errors in your work. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – 3 real life case studies when they didn’t get the result that I wanted – The problems that prevented 3 organisations  … When Inclusion Does Not Work : 3 Real World Case Studies Read More » The post When Inclusion Does Not Work : 3 Real World Case Studies appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/23/202414 minutes, 35 seconds
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When Is It Ok To Stop Talking About Equity?

I lead with Inclusion, not equity and this is an unpopular perspective. Find out how you can decide what your perspective on this is. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How we think about Equity – Why I don’t argue with people about defining DEI – Some tools to help you to … When Is It Ok To Stop Talking About Equity? Read More » The post When Is It Ok To Stop Talking About Equity? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/16/202415 minutes, 22 seconds
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How Sagan’s Razor Can Help With Extraordinary DEI Claims

When you’re doing Inclusion work, people are going to say things that seem convincing. Find out about a scientific principle to protect you from being deceived. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Understanding Sagan’s Razor – How to apply Sagan’s Razor in evaluating diversity and inclusion initiatives – Practical steps to ensure … How Sagan’s Razor Can Help With Extraordinary DEI Claims Read More » The post How Sagan’s Razor Can Help With Extraordinary DEI Claims appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/9/20247 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Authority Series: Dr Megan Gerhardt on Gentelligence

We have 5 generations in the workplace at the same time. Find out how you can turn intergenerational conflict into intergenerational collaboration. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How to check your mindset in an intergenerational workplace. – A step by step process to effectively lead people from other generations – Why … The Authority Series: Dr Megan Gerhardt on Gentelligence Read More » The post The Authority Series: Dr Megan Gerhardt on Gentelligence appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/2/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 29 seconds
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Milestone Reflections: 350 Episodes of Inclusive Insights

This is episode 350 of the show. Find out what’s behind the numbers. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why our audience think our free stuff is better than other people’s paid stuff – How we can work together for your inclusion journey – Why this podcast isn’t really a podcast Play … Milestone Reflections: 350 Episodes of Inclusive Insights Read More » The post Milestone Reflections: 350 Episodes of Inclusive Insights appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/25/202416 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Authority Series: Amri Johnson on Reconstructing Inclusion

Inclusion can be co created but it requires social capital. Find out why social capital is so important for inclusion. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How systems thinking can be used to build inclusion. – Why trade-offs must be considered in inclusion work – Why counter-stereotyping helps mitigate biases Play the … The Authority Series: Amri Johnson on Reconstructing Inclusion Read More » The post The Authority Series: Amri Johnson on Reconstructing Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/18/20240
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3 Reasons You Are the Inclusion Thought Leader Your Workplace Needs

Your workplace needs an Inclusion Thought Leader Find out why you I think it should be you Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why the bar to thought leadership is so low – Why your colleagues will be happy for you to do it – How I have done this myself Play … 3 Reasons You Are the Inclusion Thought Leader Your Workplace Needs Read More » The post 3 Reasons You Are the Inclusion Thought Leader Your Workplace Needs appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/11/20240
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Belonging vs. Inclusion: Why You Shouldn’t Replace One With The Other

Inclusion and Belonging are both relevant where you work. Find out why you shouldn’t confuse or replace one with with other Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How inclusion intentionally addresses workplace diversity – How belonging naturally follows effective inclusion – How to differentiate inclusion from belonging Play the episode for more … Belonging vs. Inclusion: Why You Shouldn’t Replace One With The Other Read More » The post Belonging vs. Inclusion: Why You Shouldn’t Replace One With The Other appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/4/202411 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Birthday Special : 7 Essential Inclusion Lessons from 7 Years of Podcasting

Last week the element of Inclusion podcast was 7 years old Find out 7 critical lessons I’ve learned to help you on your inclusion journey Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why you don’t need a big budget for your Inclusion Journey – How I used a Blue Ocean Strategy to create … The Birthday Special : 7 Essential Inclusion Lessons from 7 Years of Podcasting Read More » The post The Birthday Special : 7 Essential Inclusion Lessons from 7 Years of Podcasting appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/28/202415 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Authority Series: Dr Victoria Mattingly on Inclusalytics

It’s not easy to get Diversity data… or is it? Find out how some techniques to improve your current efforts. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The importance of data driven DEI tactics – How to get qualitative data – How to use focus groups effectively Play the episode for more Here’s … The Authority Series: Dr Victoria Mattingly on Inclusalytics Read More » The post The Authority Series: Dr Victoria Mattingly on Inclusalytics appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/21/202444 minutes, 9 seconds
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3 Critical Questions To Navigate Inclusion Issues Quickly

If you’re like me, you like to get to the point fast. Find out how I do it with my clients. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Distinguishing between claims, assumptions and hypotheses – How I shortcut insights for my clients – How to use evidence to avoid distractions Play the episode … 3 Critical Questions To Navigate Inclusion Issues Quickly Read More » The post 3 Critical Questions To Navigate Inclusion Issues Quickly appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/14/20246 minutes, 53 seconds
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The 30 Second Short Cut I Teach My Clients To Dodge DEI MisInformation

Dealing with Diversity and Inclusion is not easy because everyone is so convincing. Find out how I avoid DEI misinformation in 30 seconds Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How I avoid the confusion of DEI – My 2 Step Formula that saves me weeks – Key areas where I have no … The 30 Second Short Cut I Teach My Clients To Dodge DEI MisInformation Read More » The post The 30 Second Short Cut I Teach My Clients To Dodge DEI MisInformation appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/7/202416 minutes, 42 seconds
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3 Common Errors Keeping You From An Inclusive Workplace

Pretend you are responsible for Inclusion where you work. Find out about 3 Common errors keeping you from an Inclusive workplace Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why the Fallacy Problem of Diversity and Inclusion is so common – How to avoid the Proxy Problem of Diversity and Inclusion – How to … 3 Common Errors Keeping You From An Inclusive Workplace Read More » The post 3 Common Errors Keeping You From An Inclusive Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/30/20247 minutes, 11 seconds
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8 Proven Practices for People Leaders to Achieve Inclusion

If you’re responsible for people.  You’re responsible for Inclusion Find out about 8 proven practices for People Leaders to achieve Inclusion Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why you need to give people a reason to work with you – Why having a budget won’t solve all your problems – How these … 8 Proven Practices for People Leaders to Achieve Inclusion Read More » The post 8 Proven Practices for People Leaders to Achieve Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/23/20248 minutes, 24 seconds
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From Ilford to Inclusion: 9 Key Milestones to Helping a Million People

I’m going to talk about myself in a way that’s unusual to me. Find out about 9 milestones on my personal Inclusion Journey Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How I quit my job to live on a tropical island – Why being from Ilford informs my perspective – How a magazine … From Ilford to Inclusion: 9 Key Milestones to Helping a Million People Read More » The post From Ilford to Inclusion: 9 Key Milestones to Helping a Million People appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/16/202420 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Authority Series: Charlotte Sweeney on Inclusive Leadership

Inclusive Leadership is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot. Find out how to become a change agent through Inclusive Leadership. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How providing space for dissenting views can strengthen strategies. – How assessing individual behaviours drives systemic change – Why tying initiatives to business metrics … The Authority Series: Charlotte Sweeney on Inclusive Leadership Read More » The post The Authority Series: Charlotte Sweeney on Inclusive Leadership appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/9/202454 minutes, 17 seconds
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Help Me Tackle the Awkward: An Evidence-Based Inclusion Offer You Can’t Refuse

I’ve got an awkward problem with Evidence Based Inclusion and my business. Find out how you can help me by accepting an offer you can’t refuse Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The Awkward problem I can’t escape from – The uncomfortable truths we frequently discuss – How you can help me … Help Me Tackle the Awkward: An Evidence-Based Inclusion Offer You Can’t Refuse Read More » The post Help Me Tackle the Awkward: An Evidence-Based Inclusion Offer You Can’t Refuse appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/2/202414 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Authority Series: Shakil Choudhury on a Scientific Approach To Racial Justice

Racism is persistent in 21st Century society Find out why “a compassionate, scientific approach to achieving racial justice” is helpful Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How Social Activists can become the thing they oppose – Why an interdisciplinary approach to racial justice work is useful – How Emotional intelligence helps racial … The Authority Series: Shakil Choudhury on a Scientific Approach To Racial Justice Read More » The post The Authority Series: Shakil Choudhury on a Scientific Approach To Racial Justice appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/26/202454 minutes, 44 seconds
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Evidence vs. Empathy : Why Evidence Based Inclusion is Not The Same As Coaching

5 years ago I completed a Professional Certificate in coaching Find out why there’s a tension between Evidence Based Inclusion and Coaching. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The difference between Evidence Based Inclusion and Coaching – Why coaching is not a profession – The reason I became a coach Play the … Evidence vs. Empathy : Why Evidence Based Inclusion is Not The Same As Coaching Read More » The post Evidence vs. Empathy : Why Evidence Based Inclusion is Not The Same As Coaching appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/19/202410 minutes, 12 seconds
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Playing the Infinite Game: Evidence-Based Inclusion in Organisations

Building Inclusion is a task that may never be finished. Find out why it’s useful to think about it as an infinite game. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The difference between being dramatic and theatrical – The goal of any infinite game – Why finite games in Inclusion leave you short … Playing the Infinite Game: Evidence-Based Inclusion in Organisations Read More » The post Playing the Infinite Game: Evidence-Based Inclusion in Organisations appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/12/20246 minutes, 10 seconds
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Missing Evidence: The Gap Between Inclusive Leadership and Organisational Inclusion

You’ve heard of Inclusive Leadership and Organisational Inclusion. Find out why there’s missing evidence that one leads to the other. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The difference between Inclusive Leadership and Organisational Inclusion – The missing model from Inclusive Leadership to Organisational Inclusion – The evidence I have to support the … Missing Evidence: The Gap Between Inclusive Leadership and Organisational Inclusion Read More » The post Missing Evidence: The Gap Between Inclusive Leadership and Organisational Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/12/20246 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Authority Series: Maria Morukian on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training

Research says that DEI training is ineffective Here I’m speaking with an author who provides practical tips to make it effective Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How to create opportunities for storytelling – How to focus on both process and outcomes as lifelong learners – The value in building a set … The Authority Series: Maria Morukian on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Read More » The post The Authority Series: Maria Morukian on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/27/202451 minutes, 58 seconds
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The ‘Inclusion Delusion: When The Research Does Not Support The Claims

I’ve just been reminded how obscure Inclusion narratives are Find out when the research does not support the claims Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How the popular press can be misleading – How my trust was destroyed by what I read – Why you should pay attention to social desirability Play … The ‘Inclusion Delusion: When The Research Does Not Support The Claims Read More » The post The ‘Inclusion Delusion: When The Research Does Not Support The Claims appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/20/20247 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Authority Series: Dr Nika White on Uncomplicating Inclusion

Too many over complicate Inclusion. Here I’m speaking with an author who wrote a book to uncomplicate it. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How to simplify DEI – Why DEI needs to be untangled  – The importance of dialogue as an asset Play the episode for more Here’s some key takeaways … The Authority Series: Dr Nika White on Uncomplicating Inclusion Read More » The post The Authority Series: Dr Nika White on Uncomplicating Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/13/202446 minutes, 3 seconds
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From Debt to Doctorate: Why I Have a PhD in Your Problems

7 years ago this week I become Dr Jonathan Find out what this actually means Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The traumatic experience I had on my PhD journey – How my triumph benefits you – What I learned and why it matters to you Play the episode for more Here’s … From Debt to Doctorate: Why I Have a PhD in Your Problems Read More » The post From Debt to Doctorate: Why I Have a PhD in Your Problems appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/6/202412 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Authority Series: Dr Lauran Star on Evidence Based Inclusion

My first book may have Evidence Based Inclusion in the title Find out how from an author who already wrote that book Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – What the research really says about the Business Case for Diversity – How to use Evidence to build Inclusion where you work – A … The Authority Series: Dr Lauran Star on Evidence Based Inclusion Read More » The post The Authority Series: Dr Lauran Star on Evidence Based Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/30/202453 minutes, 54 seconds
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A Better Future : Here’s Your Confident Path to Inclusion

DEI is under comprehensive attack by powerful voices. Find out why you should feel confident about your future. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How I’m trying to inspire you rather than instruct you – How you can use our tried and test formula – How you can focus on relevant results … A Better Future : Here’s Your Confident Path to Inclusion Read More » The post A Better Future : Here’s Your Confident Path to Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/23/202410 minutes, 30 seconds
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Reflecting on 2023: Predictions, Progress, and Accountability

This is my end of year show Find out how I’m giving you a confidence boost for 2024. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The things I’ve decided to stop doing in 2024 – How I’m helping you make your own mind up – How I want you to raise your standards … Reflecting on 2023: Predictions, Progress, and Accountability Read More » The post Reflecting on 2023: Predictions, Progress, and Accountability appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/19/202311 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Authority Series: Netta Jenkins on Building Inclusive Organizations

Company surveys are like your corporate Miranda rights. Find out how to make this a thing of the past. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The 3 P Framework to build an Inclusive Organizqtion – How the world is divided into two groups – How to avoid creating under rated Leaders Play … The Authority Series: Netta Jenkins on Building Inclusive Organizations Read More » The post The Authority Series: Netta Jenkins on Building Inclusive Organizations appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/12/202342 minutes, 51 seconds
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A Letter to My Younger Self: Make Your Mark By Contributing to the Market

Two weeks ago I gave some guidance to my 16 year old self. Find out how you can make a contribution to your marketplace. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Some of my personal backstory – Why I really needed the advice – What my motivation was Play the episode for more … A Letter to My Younger Self: Make Your Mark By Contributing to the Market Read More » The post A Letter to My Younger Self: Make Your Mark By Contributing to the Market appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/5/20239 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Authority Series: Sharon Hurley Hall on Being Tired of Racism

A lot of the narratives around Black racism that I encounter is focused on the US and UK. Find out how you can consider a more multi faceted approach Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – What to do if you’re seeking to educate your child in a racialised environment – Why racism … The Authority Series: Sharon Hurley Hall on Being Tired of Racism Read More » The post The Authority Series: Sharon Hurley Hall on Being Tired of Racism appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/28/202344 minutes, 57 seconds
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A Day In the Life Of Jonathan : 3 Observations From Last Week 

Someone asked me what about what my day is like on my Inclusion Journey. Find out  3 unexpected observations from a single day last week Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – An awkward question you may not be ready for – Why managing your psychological contracts is vital – The devastating evidence … A Day In the Life Of Jonathan : 3 Observations From Last Week  Read More » The post A Day In the Life Of Jonathan : 3 Observations From Last Week  appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/21/202315 minutes, 26 seconds
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Inclusion in Action : 3 Vital Lessons From Community Driven Leaders

Last week I spent some time with some inspirational Community leaders. Find out the 3 vital lessons they reminded me of. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why I need to do more because of my privilege – How you can make an impact with your work – How we can aspire … Inclusion in Action : 3 Vital Lessons From Community Driven Leaders Read More » The post Inclusion in Action : 3 Vital Lessons From Community Driven Leaders appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/14/20238 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Brutal Truth: Why DEI Leaders Often Go Unheard and Unnoticed

I speak with a lot of DEI Leaders who make a predictable and unforgiving mistake. Find out how this leads to them getting ignored Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why what was acceptable last year is not acceptable this year – Why DEI leaders need to think in reporting cycles – … The Brutal Truth: Why DEI Leaders Often Go Unheard and Unnoticed Read More » The post The Brutal Truth: Why DEI Leaders Often Go Unheard and Unnoticed appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/7/20237 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Authority Series: Tara Jaye Frank on Becoming a WayMaker

I spend my time talking about your Inclusion Journey. Find out how leaders can think about their Equity Journey. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – What to do if you’re trying to encourage others to be Waymakers – Why it’s important to be seen, respected, valued and protected – How you can … The Authority Series: Tara Jaye Frank on Becoming a WayMaker Read More » The post The Authority Series: Tara Jaye Frank on Becoming a WayMaker appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/31/202335 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Fear Factor: Why Leaders Are Petrified Of Getting Diversity Wrong

People have been asking me how organisations should respond to the horrific violence in Israel and Palestine. Find out why Leaders Are Petrified Of Getting it Wrong Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why many leaders are not as prepared as they should be – Why you should exercise caution engaging your … The Fear Factor: Why Leaders Are Petrified Of Getting Diversity Wrong Read More » The post The Fear Factor: Why Leaders Are Petrified Of Getting Diversity Wrong appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/24/202317 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Authority Series: Doc Jana on Subtle Acts of Exclusion

I spend most of my time talking about Inclusion Here I’m speaking with an author who wrote a book about how all of us contribute to exclusion Find out what Dr Tiffany Jana : author of Subtle Acts of Exclusion  has to say about the topic. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – … The Authority Series: Doc Jana on Subtle Acts of Exclusion Read More » The post The Authority Series: Doc Jana on Subtle Acts of Exclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/17/202334 minutes, 23 seconds
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How Status Contests Undermine Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace Part 2

So much of Inclusion is hindered by Status games within organisations. Find out about why it’s a huge problem outside of organisations too. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why I decided not to play a Status Game – When you think Status games are unfair – the connection between Status and … How Status Contests Undermine Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace Part 2 Read More » The post How Status Contests Undermine Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace Part 2 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/10/202310 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Authority Series: Michael Bach’s Guide to LGBTQ2+ Inclusion

Conversations about gender identity, gender representation and sex are often unclear. Find out what Michael Bach : author of Alphabet Soup has to say about it Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – What this book has to offer that we can’t get anywhere else – What people often get wrong about this … The Authority Series: Michael Bach’s Guide to LGBTQ2+ Inclusion Read More » The post The Authority Series: Michael Bach’s Guide to LGBTQ2+ Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/3/202340 minutes, 39 seconds
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How To Solve Your Pay Equity Problem By Listening To The One Person Everyone Ignores

When it comes to pay equity there is one person in your organisation who holds the key. Find out why you shouldn’t ignore this person Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – My personal experience of pay discrimination – Why gender pay gaps can be misleading – How you can use payroll professionals … How To Solve Your Pay Equity Problem By Listening To The One Person Everyone Ignores Read More » The post How To Solve Your Pay Equity Problem By Listening To The One Person Everyone Ignores appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/26/202311 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Authority Series: Minda Harts on Securing A Seat At The Table

Career advice for women often assume all women can follow the same rules to get the same results. Find out what Minda Harts; author of the Memo has to say about it Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – What this book has to offer that we can’t get anywhere else – What … The Authority Series: Minda Harts on Securing A Seat At The Table Read More » The post The Authority Series: Minda Harts on Securing A Seat At The Table appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/19/202337 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Trojan Horse Problem of Diversity And Inclusion

It’s not unusual for people to think Diversity and Inclusion promises one thing and delivers something else. Find out why people will use this to disengage. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why this problem is more common than you think – How this differs from the classic “bait and switch” scam. … The Trojan Horse Problem of Diversity And Inclusion Read More » The post The Trojan Horse Problem of Diversity And Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/12/20238 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Blessings and Burdens of Rhetorical Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion

I talk about Rhetoric like it’s a bad thing. Not true Find out why I don’t like it when it’s used against you. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why Rhetoric is neither good or bad – How Transformational Leaders influence us – What I do to benefit from Rhetorical Leadership Play … The Blessings and Burdens of Rhetorical Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Read More » The post The Blessings and Burdens of Rhetorical Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/5/20236 minutes, 57 seconds
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Breaking the Silence : Dr. Jonathan Answers 3 Unaired Questions

Every week people send me questions about all sorts of things Find out the answers to the questions I don’t normally answer on air Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How my family influences my contribution here – Why I am always taking a course – Where I think Inclusion work is … Breaking the Silence : Dr. Jonathan Answers 3 Unaired Questions Read More » The post Breaking the Silence : Dr. Jonathan Answers 3 Unaired Questions appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/29/202310 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Matthew Effect: How Privilege Shapes Success

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Find out how this is predicted using the Matthew Effect Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How a Bible verse predicts inequality – Why you need to reconsider your own beliefs on this topic – What my Economics Teachers that helps me to … The Matthew Effect: How Privilege Shapes Success Read More » The post The Matthew Effect: How Privilege Shapes Success appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/22/202310 minutes, 13 seconds
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From Pages to Progress: Lessons from 30 Books in 30 Weeks

I’ve just finished reading and reviewing 30 books in 30 weeks Find out what I learned Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How my agenda influences my reading – Why I want you to make your own mind up – What I ignore when I’m reading books Play the episode for more … From Pages to Progress: Lessons from 30 Books in 30 Weeks Read More » The post From Pages to Progress: Lessons from 30 Books in 30 Weeks appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/15/20238 minutes, 34 seconds
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What Inclusion Research Needs To Do To Stay Relevant To your Needs

Find out why it needs to evolve to stay relevant for you Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How my bias supports you – The future of research – What obligations do organisations have for inequality? Play the episode for more Here’s some key takeaways from this episode:  Research follows a pattern … What Inclusion Research Needs To Do To Stay Relevant To your Needs Read More » The post What Inclusion Research Needs To Do To Stay Relevant To your Needs appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/8/202310 minutes, 24 seconds
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Breaking Through  [Book Review]

If you want to get to the top, you’re engaged in a career tournament. Find out why it’s not the same rules for Minority Executives. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How this book influenced my work – Why they chose to study the “winners” – What you can learn to improve … Breaking Through  [Book Review] Read More » The post Breaking Through  [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/1/202320 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Predictable Power of Pilot Projects For Inclusion

Don’t be fooled by big ticket Diversity initiatives and huge investment programmes Find out why it’s smarter to start with a pilot project. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How I use pilot projects with clients – Why I used pilots in my own business – How you can work with me … The Predictable Power of Pilot Projects For Inclusion Read More » The post The Predictable Power of Pilot Projects For Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/25/202310 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Illusion of Inclusion: How Diversity Reports Lie To You

Diversity Reports are being used to lie to you. Find out how this is happening! Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How high level data is used to obscure reality – Why you need to really trust the people who create the reports – How accountancy provides clues for increased transparency Play … The Illusion of Inclusion: How Diversity Reports Lie To You Read More » The post The Illusion of Inclusion: How Diversity Reports Lie To You appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/18/202313 minutes, 27 seconds
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My Hero’s Journey in Inclusion: How I Overcame Challenges and Discovered My Purpose

14 years ago, an epic experience transformed my life, placing me on a path that brought me to your attention. Find out why it nearly didn’t happen ! Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How I use a timeless framework to explain my Inclusion Journey so you can understand your own. – … My Hero’s Journey in Inclusion: How I Overcame Challenges and Discovered My Purpose Read More » The post My Hero’s Journey in Inclusion: How I Overcame Challenges and Discovered My Purpose appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/11/202315 minutes, 13 seconds
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Evidence-Based Management [Book Review]

I cover a lot of books on this show. Find out about a book that captures a lot of the way I work with clients. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How this book influences my work with clients – The scientific approach that most Diversity experts don’t use – The nature … Evidence-Based Management [Book Review] Read More » The post Evidence-Based Management [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/4/202317 minutes, 31 seconds
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Diversity Lies : Understanding the Gap Between Data, Evidence and the Truth

Diversity data, Diversity facts and Diversity evidence are not the same thing as the truth. Find out how some people have been misleading you. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Why ignoring your epistemology and ontology is leading you astray – The reason “Diversity experts” are able to deceive you so easily … Diversity Lies : Understanding the Gap Between Data, Evidence and the Truth Read More » The post Diversity Lies : Understanding the Gap Between Data, Evidence and the Truth appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/27/202310 minutes, 54 seconds
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People misunderstand what I mean when I say Evidence Based Inclusion Find out what I mean by Evidence Based Inclusion and here’s why it really matters to you Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How I was using the principles anyway – The epiphany I had that made me commit – The … Read More » The post appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/20/20239 minutes, 1 second
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I’m Sorry I Let You Down [Episode 300]

This is episode 300 of the show and I’ve realised I let you down Find out how I’m going to make it up to you. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The epiphany I had while recording this episode – How you can see behind the scenes of the show – The … I’m Sorry I Let You Down [Episode 300] Read More » The post I’m Sorry I Let You Down [Episode 300] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/13/20237 minutes, 49 seconds
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DEI Deconstructed [Book Review]

I’ve found a book to help you cut through the nonsense of DEI Find out you can do “DEI right”. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The benefit of reading books by prolific writers – Why you should be willing to change your mind – How revealing our bias is helpful for … DEI Deconstructed [Book Review] Read More » The post DEI Deconstructed [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/6/202315 minutes, 17 seconds
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5 Career Tips That Transform My Life Every 6 Months

I have a very satisfying career but it was not always so Find out the 5 career tips that have transformed my life every 6 months. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – How I think of a career in a way that’s different to most people – Why you should not “follow … 5 Career Tips That Transform My Life Every 6 Months Read More » The post 5 Career Tips That Transform My Life Every 6 Months appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/30/202314 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Element of Inclusion is 6 Years Old

The Element of Inclusion Podcast is 6 years old today. Find out my 6 favourite shows from the past year.    Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – 6 shows that give you an insight into my personality and motivation – Why I don’t share as much of myself as others – How … The Element of Inclusion is 6 Years Old Read More » The post The Element of Inclusion is 6 Years Old appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/23/202310 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Exam Trick I Use To Help Organisations Become Inclusive

There’s an exam tactic that I use to help students pass exams Find out how I use it to help organisations become Inclusive. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – My incredible track record getting people to pass exams – 3 mistakes organisations and students make when the pressure is on – Why … The Exam Trick I Use To Help Organisations Become Inclusive Read More » The post The Exam Trick I Use To Help Organisations Become Inclusive appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/16/20237 minutes, 57 seconds
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Your Inclusion Journey: Insights from My Recent Study About Your Experience

2 weeks ago issued a survey because I wanted to know more about you Find out the 4 questions that revealed insights from your Inclusion Journey. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The head start I have in understanding your Inclusion Journey – How my quick and dirty survey confirmed over a … Your Inclusion Journey: Insights from My Recent Study About Your Experience Read More » The post Your Inclusion Journey: Insights from My Recent Study About Your Experience appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/10/202310 minutes, 52 seconds
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Inclusalytics [Book Review]

People talk about Diversity importance of Diversity data but they don’t know what that means Find out about a book that explains how to deal with this in practical terms Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – One of the most frustrating things I experience doing Diversity research – A 5 Step Maturity … Inclusalytics [Book Review] Read More » The post Inclusalytics [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/2/202315 minutes, 49 seconds
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People First: When HR is Truly an Agent for the Employees

What if HR was all about people and all about helping you? Find out what it takes for that to be true. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – My naive hope for HR professionals – An emotive argument in favour of HR – My research that reveals a side of HR that … People First: When HR is Truly an Agent for the Employees Read More » The post People First: When HR is Truly an Agent for the Employees appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/25/20238 minutes, 22 seconds
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Why Employees Should NEVER Trust Human Resources

HR is not your friend and employees should never trust them; that’s the message of an article I recently read. Find out how much of that we agree with. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – My personal experience with HR – Why this article does not present a balanced argument – Why … Why Employees Should NEVER Trust Human Resources Read More » The post Why Employees Should NEVER Trust Human Resources appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/18/202310 minutes, 6 seconds
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Overcoming Information Overload: How I Navigate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

You may think there is so much information about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion it’s hard to know where to start. Find out my tactics for avoiding information overload Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – My 2 step tactics that protect me from being overwhelmed – The common issues I’ve learned from 1000+ … Overcoming Information Overload: How I Navigate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Read More » The post Overcoming Information Overload: How I Navigate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/11/20237 minutes, 53 seconds
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Diversity in Organizations [Book Review]

People are surprised that Diversity and Inclusion budgets are facing the chop. People are surprised that Diversity and Inclusion budgets are facing the chop. Find out why I think a lot of the people complaining created this problem Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – Critical Diversity and why it matters to you … Diversity in Organizations [Book Review] Read More » The post Diversity in Organizations [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/4/202318 minutes, 51 seconds
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Why DEI Cuts Shouldn’t Come as a Surprise: The Unfortunate Truth

People are surprised that Diversity and Inclusion budgets are facing the chop. Find out why I think a lot of the people complaining created this problem Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: – The problems Diversity experts have created for themselves – The PICOC tactic to protect your budgets long term – My … Why DEI Cuts Shouldn’t Come as a Surprise: The Unfortunate Truth Read More » The post Why DEI Cuts Shouldn’t Come as a Surprise: The Unfortunate Truth appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/28/202311 minutes, 33 seconds
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5 Ways Large Companies Are Failing Their Employees In Their Inclusion Efforts

Big Companies think they’re investing to make their workplaces inclusive Find out why research shows their employees don’t think it’s enough. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: Why should not be mislead by catchy headlines How researchers were tracking the wrong things The results that made me rethink my view of panel events … 5 Ways Large Companies Are Failing Their Employees In Their Inclusion Efforts Read More » The post 5 Ways Large Companies Are Failing Their Employees In Their Inclusion Efforts appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/21/202315 minutes, 48 seconds
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How Star Trek Inspires Our Vision For An Inclusive Future

Star Trek has massively influenced my views about the future of work Find out why it influences everything we do here Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: Why they solved all the problems we have now How Diversity becomes something that is taken for granted How a true meritocracy is allowed to emerge … How Star Trek Inspires Our Vision For An Inclusive Future Read More » The post How Star Trek Inspires Our Vision For An Inclusive Future appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/14/20239 minutes, 33 seconds
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Why The Book Isn’t Always the Most Important Part of a Book Club

The Second Rule of our Book Club is “It’s all about the Book” or is it? Find out why the book isn’t as important as I thought. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: Why Book Clubs are a powerful learning experience How we use our Book Club as a filter How our Book … Why The Book Isn’t Always the Most Important Part of a Book Club Read More » The post Why The Book Isn’t Always the Most Important Part of a Book Club appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/7/20238 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Waymakers [Book Review]

I talk about your Inclusion Journey all the time. Find out about an author who’s talking about your Equity Journey Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: How the author shares a habit of mine Why this book was so well written 4 Types of conversations you can start Play the episode for more … The Waymakers [Book Review] Read More » The post The Waymakers [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/28/202311 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Dirty Secret of Inclusion Work: The Principal Agent Problem

Chief Diversity Officers are committed to building Inclusion Find out why some organisations makes this impossible Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: How a simple Economics principle explains your Diversity problems at work How Grifters are able to repeatedly scam organisations Why Chief Diversity Officers are fixated on the wrong numbers Play the … The Dirty Secret of Inclusion Work: The Principal Agent Problem Read More » The post The Dirty Secret of Inclusion Work: The Principal Agent Problem appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/21/202311 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Huge Advantage You Have If Inclusion Is NOT Part of Your Day Job

You’re lucky if Inclusion is NOT part of your day job Find out about the advantages you have that you may not be aware of. Here’s some key topics covered from this episode: How your standards will make you a leader Why you are free to think for yourself Why you get to focus on … The Huge Advantage You Have If Inclusion Is NOT Part of Your Day Job Read More » The post The Huge Advantage You Have If Inclusion Is NOT Part of Your Day Job appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/14/20238 minutes, 54 seconds
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Why You Need To Be Aware Of Your MacGuffin On Your Inclusion Journey

You’re the Hero of your Inclusion Journey Find out why you need to be aware of your Macguffin Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why I think this theoretical model is useful for you How this is related to my PhD work and my mission to help you 4 responses to Diversity … Why You Need To Be Aware Of Your MacGuffin On Your Inclusion Journey Read More » The post Why You Need To Be Aware Of Your MacGuffin On Your Inclusion Journey appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/7/20235 minutes, 38 seconds
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4 Ways Everyday Leaders Respond To Diversity Practices

Not enough people talk about how everyday leaders influence Inclusion where you work Find out an interesting model that explains how you leaders respond to Diversity practices. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why I think this theoretical model is useful for you How this is related to my PhD work and … 4 Ways Everyday Leaders Respond To Diversity Practices Read More » The post 4 Ways Everyday Leaders Respond To Diversity Practices appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/31/202310 minutes, 13 seconds
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What I Learned Reviewing 30 Books in 30 Days

Last year I covered a lot of books related to Diversity & Inclusion Find out what I learned reviewing 30 books in 30 days. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why I decided to create 60 Second Book Reviews 5 things all the “best DEI books” did well 4 ways people responded … What I Learned Reviewing 30 Books in 30 Days Read More » The post What I Learned Reviewing 30 Books in 30 Days appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/24/202311 minutes, 32 seconds
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How Status Contests Undermine Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace

So much of Inclusion is hindered by people competing with each other in unhealthy ways. Find out status contests waste everyone’s time. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How status contests mean that the people lose out My real life examples of sabotage caused by status contests How the Status Problem relates … How Status Contests Undermine Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace Read More » The post How Status Contests Undermine Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/17/202310 minutes, 4 seconds
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My Personal Accountability And A New Future

Every year I make predictions about Diversity and Inclusion trends Find out why this year I’m holding myself more accountable. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why I want to be accountable for my actions Why writing a book is no longer a priority for me How I’m going to be giving more … My Personal Accountability And A New Future Read More » The post My Personal Accountability And A New Future appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/13/202212 minutes, 40 seconds
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Diversity and Inclusion Matters [Book Review]

We need Game Changing Performance to create Inclusion Find out how from an author that claims to deliver Here are some key messages from this episode: The CAPE Process developed by the author The ADKAR model the author suggests for Chief Diversity Officers The challenges that mean Chief Diversity Officers are set up to fail … Diversity and Inclusion Matters [Book Review] Read More » The post Diversity and Inclusion Matters [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/6/202214 minutes, 3 seconds
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5 Reasons Why You Should Always Cite Your Sources On Your Inclusion Journey

When it comes to Inclusion, it’s always best to cite other people Find out why the less ideas are yours the better Here are some key messages from this episode: The Google tactic I use to provide value to you The Inclusive function of this show that you may not have realised The game we … 5 Reasons Why You Should Always Cite Your Sources On Your Inclusion Journey Read More » The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Always Cite Your Sources On Your Inclusion Journey appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/29/202212 minutes, 2 seconds
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3 Insights to Help You Make Better Decisions About Inclusion

I get asked how to make better Inclusion decisions all the time. Find out the 3 insights we use with our clients Here are some key messages from this episode: What issues People Leaders tell us they want to address The challenge that DEI Leaders don’t like to share with others How I discovered the … 3 Insights to Help You Make Better Decisions About Inclusion Read More » The post 3 Insights to Help You Make Better Decisions About Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/22/202213 minutes, 44 seconds
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Can you become a Diversity Expert By Reading 3 Books?

Is it possible to become an expert by reading 3 books? Find out why I think it’s happening in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion space. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why expertise is but it’s nature exclusive How to become a 3 Book Diversity Expert Why I have mixed feelings about 3 … Can you become a Diversity Expert By Reading 3 Books? Read More » The post Can you become a Diversity Expert By Reading 3 Books? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/15/202214 minutes, 17 seconds
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Why I Love and Hate Diversity & Inclusion Books

I love reading books related to Diversity and Inclusion. Find out why other times I hate it. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why I think many DEI books are Ghost written The Phantom Author I think I encountered How DEI authors fill out low content books Play the episode for more. Here … Why I Love and Hate Diversity & Inclusion Books Read More » The post Why I Love and Hate Diversity & Inclusion Books appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/8/202211 minutes, 55 seconds
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Acting White [Book Review]

Is there such a thing as Acting White? If so why would anyone want to do that? Find out why in this fascinating book. Here are some key messages from this episode: How the 4 Stages of Racial Negotiation are used in the workplace 2 Powerful models of Discrimination you should understand How Racial Comforting … Acting White [Book Review] Read More » The post Acting White [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/1/202217 minutes, 1 second
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A Reason Why Leaders Get So Frustrated About Diversity Hiring That Doesn’t Get Discussed

Diversity is such a hassle for leaders who just want to get on with the job Find out the real reason why some of them are so frustrated  Here are some key messages from this episode: What Leaders in dominant positions don’t like to discuss  How Behavioural Economics explains Diversity hiring issues  How we can … A Reason Why Leaders Get So Frustrated About Diversity Hiring That Doesn’t Get Discussed Read More » The post A Reason Why Leaders Get So Frustrated About Diversity Hiring That Doesn’t Get Discussed appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/25/20226 minutes, 55 seconds
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3 Conditions That Cause Groupthink That No One Has Told You About

Groupthink is not something you want at work Find out how you can recognise the things that normally precede Groupthink. Here are some key messages from this episode: How Psychological Safety influences Groupthink   How Insulated Groups are vulnerable to Groupthink  Why Temporary Low Self Esteem can encourage Groupthink  Play the episode for more. Here … 3 Conditions That Cause Groupthink That No One Has Told You About Read More » The post 3 Conditions That Cause Groupthink That No One Has Told You About appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/18/202213 minutes, 27 seconds
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8 Symptoms of Groupthink You Need To Know

Groupthink is a word often used to justify why we need Diversity Find out you can recognise Groupthink where you work. Here are some key messages from this episode: 8 Symptoms of Groupthink you need to know  How peer pressure drives Groupthink  An exercise for you to check for Group think in your team Play … 8 Symptoms of Groupthink You Need To Know Read More » The post 8 Symptoms of Groupthink You Need To Know appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/11/20229 minutes, 26 seconds
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ReWire: A Radical Approach To Tackling Diversity and Difference

Mainstream Diversity advice is tepid, weak and ineffective. Find out a book that presents a more radical approach.  Here are some key messages from this episode: Why this book says something no one else says  6 Lenses to view Organisational Culture  A 4 Step Approach to Organisational Development  Here are some key takeaways from this … ReWire: A Radical Approach To Tackling Diversity and Difference Read More » The post ReWire: A Radical Approach To Tackling Diversity and Difference appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/4/202214 minutes, 33 seconds
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An 8 Step Process To Bridge Your Diversity Management ‘Implementation Gap”

Here’s an 8 step process to Implement Diversity Management  Find out how you can put it into practice.  Here are some key messages from this episode: The 3 Levels of the 8 Step Process   Why the sequence of this process is crucial  The additional tasks required to make this work Play the episode for … An 8 Step Process To Bridge Your Diversity Management ‘Implementation Gap” Read More » The post An 8 Step Process To Bridge Your Diversity Management ‘Implementation Gap” appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/27/202211 minutes, 12 seconds
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3 Things To Consider Before You Implement A Diversity Management Strategy

You’ve decided that Diversity is important  Find out what you need to consider before you implement a Diversity Management Strategy Here are some key messages from this episode: How Implementation Gaps emerge  The importance of normative statements as part of your Strategy  The 3 Features of this model most will ignore  Here are some key … 3 Things To Consider Before You Implement A Diversity Management Strategy Read More » The post 3 Things To Consider Before You Implement A Diversity Management Strategy appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/20/20229 minutes, 12 seconds
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5 Reasons Why This Show Is Part of Your Continuing Professional Development

Being professional means I’m committed to ongoing learning as part of my development. Find out why we’re committed to ongoing learning as part of your development.  Here are some key messages from this episode: How this podcast is really pod learning  How this show makes you an Everyday Leader  The critical insight we offer than … 5 Reasons Why This Show Is Part of Your Continuing Professional Development Read More » The post 5 Reasons Why This Show Is Part of Your Continuing Professional Development appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/13/20229 minutes, 27 seconds
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4 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Work Is Like a Side Hustle

Hustle Culture is prevalent in the modern workplace.  Find out why organisations treat Diversity & Inclusion work like a Side Hustle Here are some key messages from this episode: Organisations can exploit your desire to be inclusive The dark side of hustle culture  People thought this podcast was a Side Hustle  Play the episode for more. Here are … 4 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Work Is Like a Side Hustle Read More » The post 4 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Work Is Like a Side Hustle appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/6/20228 minutes, 56 seconds
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The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety [Book Review]

I’ve learned we were wrong about Psychological Safety. Find out the The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why I’m biased about this book Why Psychological Safety is transactional How Psychological Safety can lead to exploitation Here are some key takeaways from this episode: The 4 Stages of Psychological … The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety [Book Review] Read More » The post The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/30/202222 minutes, 8 seconds
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5 Types of Diversity Expert You Need To Understand

Lots of people are calling themselves Diversity Experts.  Find out 5 types of Diversity Expert you need to be aware of. Here are some key messages from this episode:  How Passionate Advocates signal privilege in their language How the Lived Experience prevents you asking crucial questions Why Industry Hoppers appear to be so impressive  Play the episode … 5 Types of Diversity Expert You Need To Understand Read More » The post 5 Types of Diversity Expert You Need To Understand appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/23/20229 minutes, 43 seconds
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3 Inclusive Lessons From Stoic Philosophy

People think of Stoicism as a Philosophy, I think of it a practice. Find out how this informs our approach to Inclusion. Here are some key messages from this episode:  How to use Stoicism to find actionable answers to Inclusive challenges  The practical elements we bake into every episode The reason I avoid discussing things you … 3 Inclusive Lessons From Stoic Philosophy Read More » The post 3 Inclusive Lessons From Stoic Philosophy appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/16/20227 minutes, 27 seconds
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How Narratives of Racial Progress Create Barriers to Inclusion

Companies want you to believe we’re headed towards racial equity Find out how this narrative can harm Inclusion Here are some key messages from this episode: The American Narrative of Racial Progress can be harmful People overestimate Racial Equity There’s a reason why DEI work lacks scrutiny Play the episode for more. Here are some … How Narratives of Racial Progress Create Barriers to Inclusion Read More » The post How Narratives of Racial Progress Create Barriers to Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/9/202212 minutes, 14 seconds
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Why You should Use Your Inclusion Gift Carefully

You’ve got a gift that can be used to build Inclusion. Find out how to use it carefully for your own peace of mind. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why your Inclusion Gift is so important Why you must protect your Inclusion Gift How to identify your Inclusion Gift Play the episode for … Why You should Use Your Inclusion Gift Carefully Read More » The post Why You should Use Your Inclusion Gift Carefully appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/2/20228 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Peter Principle [Book Review]

Why are there so many incompetent leaders? Find out the simple explanation from the classic bestseller Here are some key messages from this episode: Why Super Competent people get fired Why the exceptions to the Peter Principle prove the rule How incompetence shows up in Diversity and Inclusion Play the episode for more. Here are … The Peter Principle [Book Review] Read More » The post The Peter Principle [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/26/202218 minutes, 53 seconds
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4 Signs The DEI Bubble Is About To Burst

Diversity and Inclusion has blown up as industry in recent years. Find out the signs that suggest there may be a Bubble that’s about to burst. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why the DEI industry looks like a Bubble Lessons from the dot com Bubble What you can do if the worst happens Play … 4 Signs The DEI Bubble Is About To Burst Read More » The post 4 Signs The DEI Bubble Is About To Burst appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/12/20228 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Fearless Organization [Book Review ]

The use of the term “Psychological Safety” has increased dramatically over the past 20 years. Find out why all of us may have got Psychological Safety all wrong Here are some key messages from this episode: Why Psychological Safety is a group based phenomenon What the Psychological Safety Triad is How Psychological Safety on it’s own is not … The Fearless Organization [Book Review ] Read More » The post The Fearless Organization [Book Review ] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/5/202220 minutes, 4 seconds
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4 Types of Religious Discrimination You’ve Probably Ignored 

Religion discrimination doesn’t get discussed as much it should. Find out why some us don’t recognise it and others simply don’t want to. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why Religious Discrimination is often ignored in the workplace Why Religious Discrimination is not just about Religion The principle employers use to judge what is … 4 Types of Religious Discrimination You’ve Probably Ignored  Read More » The post 4 Types of Religious Discrimination You’ve Probably Ignored  appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/28/202212 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Non Obvious Reason Why I’m So Serious On This Podcast

Why am I so serious on this podcast? Find out the non obvious answers to that question. Here are some key messages from this episode: I’m serious for a reason I’m earning your trust I want to make it easy for you Play the episode for more Here are some key takeaways from this episode: You … The Non Obvious Reason Why I’m So Serious On This Podcast Read More » The post The Non Obvious Reason Why I’m So Serious On This Podcast appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/21/20227 minutes, 4 seconds
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Managing Sexual Orientation At Work: Private Sector vs Public Sector Insights

It’s Pride Month. Find out why some People think it’s great. Some people think it’s tokenism. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How the Public Sector are pioneers in the Sexual Orientation space How profit influences Sexual Orientation procedures Some awkward questions about applying Sexual Orientation policies and much more Play the … Managing Sexual Orientation At Work: Private Sector vs Public Sector Insights Read More » The post Managing Sexual Orientation At Work: Private Sector vs Public Sector Insights appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/14/202210 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 250 : Why You Are The Hero of Your Inclusion Journey

This is Episode 250 of the Element of Inclusion podcast. Find out why I’ve been thinking about the journey and when it’s time to stop. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why your Inclusion Journey is a Hero’s Journey The commitment I’ve made to you How much I appreciate your attention and … Episode 250 : Why You Are The Hero of Your Inclusion Journey Read More » The post Episode 250 : Why You Are The Hero of Your Inclusion Journey appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/7/20225 minutes, 16 seconds
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Social Identity [Book Review]

When we talk about Diversity and Inclusion, sooner or later we end up talking about identity but not everybody goes deep enough Find out about a book that takes identity to a whole new level Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How Identity is a disputed Term Why it’s useful to focus … Social Identity [Book Review] Read More » The post Social Identity [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/31/202219 minutes, 30 seconds
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Element of Inclusion 5th Birthday Episode

On May 23rd the Element of Inclusion podcast was 5 years old Find out why I am your number one trusted advisor. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A Review of the past 5 years Our mission and why it matters A personal story about Apple and Spotify and much more Play the … Element of Inclusion 5th Birthday Episode Read More » The post Element of Inclusion 5th Birthday Episode appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/24/202210 minutes, 14 seconds
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Is it time to Drop the Concept of Diversity?

Is it now time to Drop diversity from the Inclusion conversation? Find out why someone thinks it is Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why someone is fighting to ditch the term Diversity A popular Diversity tactic used in Fashion Some common Inclusion mistakes to avoid and much more Here are some … Is it time to Drop the Concept of Diversity? Read More » The post Is it time to Drop the Concept of Diversity? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/17/20227 minutes, 49 seconds
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3 Signs of Casual Discrimination and How To Avoid Them

Casual discrimination isn’t always about who get’s “talked down” Find out why it can be about who doesn’t get “talked up” Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An alternative way to think about casual discrimination The people who get Permission to Fail and Permission to Try A 3 Step Framework for you … 3 Signs of Casual Discrimination and How To Avoid Them Read More » The post 3 Signs of Casual Discrimination and How To Avoid Them appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/10/20227 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Transgender Issue: An Argument For Justice

Society is failing Transgender  People Find our why that’s the Transgender Issue Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The problem with existing narratives about Trans People A different way of thinking about Gender Identity The 5 Conversations people have about Trans People and much more Play the episode for more. Here are … The Transgender Issue: An Argument For Justice Read More » The post The Transgender Issue: An Argument For Justice appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/3/202216 minutes, 30 seconds
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Why Senior Management Diversity is so Important For Diversity Leaders

You’ve heard people say change comes from the Top Find our how much of that is true and does it include Diversity? Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Upper Echelon Theory and why you’re already using it The Senior Management dilemma for Chief Diversity Officers Why Not all Diversity is Equal and … Why Senior Management Diversity is so Important For Diversity Leaders Read More » The post Why Senior Management Diversity is so Important For Diversity Leaders appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/26/20228 minutes, 4 seconds
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How You Can Use Forcing Functions to Develop Inclusion

Instead of wishing for Inclusive outcomes. Fin out if you could just force it to happen. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How I use Forcing Functions in my professional life The Famous Forcing Function used by Amazon Executives 3 ideas of Forcing Functions that you can quickly introduce and much more Play … How You Can Use Forcing Functions to Develop Inclusion Read More » The post How You Can Use Forcing Functions to Develop Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/19/20227 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Fallacy Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

The thing about Diversity and Inclusion is that everyone sounds so convincing Find out if that’s because of all the fallacies Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why Fallacies are relevant for Inclusion 3 Fallacies for you to avoid How Fallacies are related to the 3 Biggest Problems Play the episode for … The Fallacy Problem of Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Fallacy Problem of Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/12/20227 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Simple Restaurant Trick That Explains Why Leaders don’t buy Into Inclusion

Want to know why Leaders don’t buy Into Inclusion? Find about a restaurant trick that explains this. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A restaurant trick that you will recognise everywhere An Economic Principle to help you understand why change is difficult Some tips on what you need to change to manage … The Simple Restaurant Trick That Explains Why Leaders don’t buy Into Inclusion Read More » The post The Simple Restaurant Trick That Explains Why Leaders don’t buy Into Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/5/20227 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Diversity Delusion 

What if Diversity is a corrupting influence? Find out about a book that says that Diversity is dividing society and undermining our culture. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The Challenges I had reviewing this book My personal bias that this book addresses How Diversity practices are viewed as harmful and counter … The Diversity Delusion  Read More » The post The Diversity Delusion  appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/29/202220 minutes, 45 seconds
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Why You Don’t Need Permission For your Inclusion Journey

You don’t need anyone’s permission to start contributing to Inclusion right now Find out why you don’t need anyone’s permission to take the next logical step on your Inclusion Journey Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The consistent “failures” I’ve had Some milestones you can use in your life Why there’s so … Why You Don’t Need Permission For your Inclusion Journey Read More » The post Why You Don’t Need Permission For your Inclusion Journey appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/22/20227 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Australian Model For Managing Cultural Diversity

Cultural diversity is a key feature of Australia’s national identity Find out how they are managing it. Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about The Australian Model For Managing Cultural Diversity Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Cultural Diversity at Macro, Meso and Micro Level The obvious omission from … The Australian Model For Managing Cultural Diversity Read More » The post The Australian Model For Managing Cultural Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/15/202216 minutes, 43 seconds
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How To Check The Diversity Statement On Your Website

Does the Diversity Statement on your website make sense? Find out how you can make sense of the Diversity statement on your company website Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A useful framework used on the Top 241 European companies The versatility of this approach A practical check that you can use … How To Check The Diversity Statement On Your Website Read More » The post How To Check The Diversity Statement On Your Website appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/8/202214 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Dark Side of Employee Resource Groups

Employee resource groups can solve the 3 Biggest Problems that organisations experience on their Inclusion journey Find out why there is a Dark side to all this Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why people weren’t happy with me talking about ERG’s and pay Why Super Star Leaders can be a blessing … The Dark Side of Employee Resource Groups Read More » The post The Dark Side of Employee Resource Groups appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/1/202211 minutes, 1 second
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4 Reasons Why You Should NOT Consider Paying ERG Leaders

There’s one really strong reason why you should pay ERG Leaders Find out why I’ve got even more reasons why you shouldn’t Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why paying ERG Leaders causes issues with other members Why talking about paying ERG Leaders is misleading The thing that all ERG Leaders really … 4 Reasons Why You Should NOT Consider Paying ERG Leaders Read More » The post 4 Reasons Why You Should NOT Consider Paying ERG Leaders appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/22/202214 minutes, 6 seconds
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Why You Should Consider Paying ERG Leaders

Maybe it’s time to start paying ERG Leaders Find out why I don’t have an objective opinion on this! Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The central argument for paying ERG Leaders The risk that faces organisations that don’t pay them The reason my opinion on this isn’t objective and much more … Why You Should Consider Paying ERG Leaders Read More » The post Why You Should Consider Paying ERG Leaders appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/15/202213 minutes, 47 seconds
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Self-Monitoring: A Diversity Behaviour You Need To Understand

Are you the kind of person who changes their behaviour based on who’s around you? Find out the name for this behaviour – it’s not what you think. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The difference between acquisitive and protective self-monitoring The type of people who may engage in self-monitoring My own … Self-Monitoring: A Diversity Behaviour You Need To Understand Read More » The post Self-Monitoring: A Diversity Behaviour You Need To Understand appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/8/20227 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Unforgettable Day I Became Dr. Jonathan

In February 2017, I officially became Dr. Jonathan Find out what happened that day that no one expected. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The tough time I had getting a PhD The misunderstanding I had after my exam 3 Lessons you can use in your life and much more Play the … The Unforgettable Day I Became Dr. Jonathan Read More » The post The Unforgettable Day I Became Dr. Jonathan appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/1/202215 minutes, 47 seconds
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Getting Serious About Diversity? Enough Already with the Business Case

Enough Already with the Business Case; that’s the message of an article that I don’t want you to miss Find out why, if you’re serious about Diversity, you need to pay attention to this Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An article that addresses the Business Case for Diversity in a way … Getting Serious About Diversity? Enough Already with the Business Case Read More » The post Getting Serious About Diversity? Enough Already with the Business Case appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/25/202228 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Rhetorical Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

Have you ever noticed how much rhetoric is used when talking about Diversity and Inclusion? Find out why this could be working against you Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An Ancient Greek perspective on a contemporary problem How Diversity & Inclusion narratives violate the Three modes of Persuasion My personal approach … The Rhetorical Problem of Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Rhetorical Problem of Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/18/202210 minutes, 26 seconds
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3 Habits To Boost Inclusion All Year Round

New Year doesn’t always mean a New Start Find out why I want to encourage you to keep up your momentum in 2022 Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How you can stand out from the crowd How you can seek Inclusion where you work My habit for reading with purpose and … 3 Habits To Boost Inclusion All Year Round Read More » The post 3 Habits To Boost Inclusion All Year Round appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/11/20228 minutes, 42 seconds
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Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2021 & New Predictions for 2022

Every year I make predictions about diversity and inclusion trends Find out what I got right about 2021 and my big predictions for 2022 Here are some key topics covered from this episode: My Top 3 Predictions for 2022 What I got right in 2021 The shifting agenda and much more Play the episode for … Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2021 & New Predictions for 2022 Read More » The post Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2021 & New Predictions for 2022 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/14/202114 minutes, 28 seconds
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Why Stereotypes Are More Harmful Than Facts For Older Employees

When it comes to older people in the workplace Stereotypes not Facts do the Most Damage Find out why stereotypes about a person’s age, cause more damage than facts about a person’s age Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The relationship between Stereotype Threat and Age discrimination The patronising nature of age based … Why Stereotypes Are More Harmful Than Facts For Older Employees Read More » The post Why Stereotypes Are More Harmful Than Facts For Older Employees appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/7/20219 minutes, 17 seconds
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Why Do Racial Slurs Remain Prevalent in the Workplace?

Why do Racial Slurs remain prevalent in the workplace? Find out an answer I don’t think you’re going to expect! Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The 3 parties commonly involved in racial slurs The unexpected research findings with disturbing implications Who benefits from racial slurs and much more Play the episode … Why Do Racial Slurs Remain Prevalent in the Workplace? Read More » The post Why Do Racial Slurs Remain Prevalent in the Workplace? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/30/202113 minutes, 24 seconds
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3 Reasons Why Racial Slurs Are So Dangerous At Work

Why are racial slurs so dangerous at work? Find out why our answer may not be what you expect Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why Racial Slurs are a classic form of discrimination How to distinguish Racial Slurs from “Banter” The damage caused by Racial Slurs and much more Play the … 3 Reasons Why Racial Slurs Are So Dangerous At Work Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why Racial Slurs Are So Dangerous At Work appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/23/202110 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Emotional Labour of Diversity & Inclusion

Are you emotional at work? Find out my thoughts on why some people are more emotional about their work than others Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An interesting observation from Store Greeters What debt collectors and flight attendants have in common Unpaid efforts you may be exerting and much more Play … The Emotional Labour of Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Emotional Labour of Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/16/20218 minutes, 13 seconds
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Why Diversity & Inclusion Ignore the Formerly Incarcerated

Do you believe in second chances? Find out what the DEI space is Doing for the Formerly Incarcerated Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why Stigma Plays a role in excluding the Formerly Incarcerated How the Formerly Incarcerated have skills that are not being used The social issues that organisations may not … Why Diversity & Inclusion Ignore the Formerly Incarcerated Read More » The post Why Diversity & Inclusion Ignore the Formerly Incarcerated appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/9/202112 minutes, 35 seconds
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Why Our Meta Approach To Diversity & Inclusion Is Like No One Else

Some of you have realised that I’ve been taking you on a meta journey to inclusion the whole time Find out why our Meta Approach to inclusion is like no one else Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The Meta Skills I use to serve you The Meta Approaches we employ for … Why Our Meta Approach To Diversity & Inclusion Is Like No One Else Read More » The post Why Our Meta Approach To Diversity & Inclusion Is Like No One Else appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/2/202110 minutes, 21 seconds
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Do You Promote The Business Case or Social Justice Case For Diversity?

The business case for Diversity is one of my favourite topics for all the wrong reasons. Find out if it’s about the money or is about Justice? Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The influence of Milton Friedman on diversity narratives A huge limitation of this interesting research paper An useful example … Do You Promote The Business Case or Social Justice Case For Diversity? Read More » The post Do You Promote The Business Case or Social Justice Case For Diversity? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/26/202113 minutes, 48 seconds
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Is Your Diversity Approach About Individual or Group Differences?

When we talk about Diversity are you thinking individual differences or group differences? Find out about Diversity in terms of Individual differences and Group Differences Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An unexpected Danish influence on Diversity Management How unconscious bias training signals your attitude to Diversity How your critics can help … Is Your Diversity Approach About Individual or Group Differences? Read More » The post Is Your Diversity Approach About Individual or Group Differences? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/19/202110 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Sameness Difference Dilemma

Are we all the same? Or all we all different? Find out why this matters when it comes to Inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: One of the features of our show that our audience loves A common issue that most people can’t deal with An awkward question from a PhD … The Sameness Difference Dilemma Read More » The post The Sameness Difference Dilemma appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/12/202113 minutes, 27 seconds
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Why I’m Looking For Other Inclusion Based Podcasts

You shouldn’t be surprised to hear that I love a podcast Why I want your help to tell me about other podcasts that our audience should know about Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Our values driven approach to podcasting The growth of podcasting as a medium My ongoing commitment to my … Why I’m Looking For Other Inclusion Based Podcasts Read More » The post Why I’m Looking For Other Inclusion Based Podcasts appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/5/20217 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Performative Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

One of the accusations that gets thrown around about organisations is that when it comes to inclusion their behaviour is performative Find out if we’re part of the problem. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An increasingly common accusation made against organisations Why we may contribute to a Performative environment What Digital … The Performative Problem of Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Performative Problem of Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/28/202110 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Propaganda Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to distinguish between information about Diversity and Inclusion, and Propaganda? Find out how half curated truths are presented as information Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The Propaganda techniques found in Diversity & Inclusion How Propaganda hides behind “education” Why I empathise with the … The Propaganda Problem of Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Propaganda Problem of Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/21/20219 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Big Inclusion Issue: Your Truth Vs. The Truth

You may have encountered people in the workplace speaking their truth Find out the difference between a person speaking THEIR truth and a person speaking THE truth Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why we have a distorted perspective of reality Why we should be careful about the “truth” Why reality is … The Big Inclusion Issue: Your Truth Vs. The Truth Read More » The post The Big Inclusion Issue: Your Truth Vs. The Truth appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/14/202112 minutes, 6 seconds
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Why Diversity & Inclusion Leaders Need To Be Fact Checked

Not all the claims you hear about Diversity & Inclusion are true. Find out why there maybe a need for some fact checking. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The disturbing discovery I made recently A habit I have that you don’t want to see An important issue about misinformation and much … Why Diversity & Inclusion Leaders Need To Be Fact Checked Read More » The post Why Diversity & Inclusion Leaders Need To Be Fact Checked appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/7/202111 minutes, 39 seconds
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Demanding More: Why Diversity and Inclusion Don’t Happen And What You Can Do About It [Book Review]

We review Demanding More: Why Diversity and Inclusion Don’t Happen And What You Can Do About It by Sheree Atcheson Find out why this book claims allyship is the key to unlocking the power of Diversity Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How this book makes you accountable An unanswered question I … Demanding More: Why Diversity and Inclusion Don’t Happen And What You Can Do About It [Book Review] Read More » The post Demanding More: Why Diversity and Inclusion Don’t Happen And What You Can Do About It [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/31/202124 minutes, 15 seconds
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Is it Time To Drop Belonging From the Diversity Conversation?

When I talk about the term belonging, generally I’m quite critical Find out if it’s time to drop Belonging from the Diversity conversation Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An unpopular opinion about a growing Inclusion trend Brene Brown’s definition of Belonging An alternative approach I rarely take and much more Play … Is it Time To Drop Belonging From the Diversity Conversation? Read More » The post Is it Time To Drop Belonging From the Diversity Conversation? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/24/202115 minutes, 42 seconds
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Why Leaders Don’t Respect Diversity & Inclusion Where You Work

I’ve been reminded why so many leaders have so little respect for Diversity & Inclusion and the people who promote it Find out 3 reasons why leaders don’t respect Diversity & Inclusion where you work Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The shared beliefs that you should share The warning phrases you … Why Leaders Don’t Respect Diversity & Inclusion Where You Work Read More » The post Why Leaders Don’t Respect Diversity & Inclusion Where You Work appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/17/202113 minutes, 31 seconds
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Why You’re Being Misled By Diversity & Inclusion Research

The chances are you’re being misled by the “research” people use to support their claims about Diversity and Inclusion. Find out why nearly everyone ignores and I think it’s because most people don’t know any better Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Some shortcuts you should stop using The attraction of using … Why You’re Being Misled By Diversity & Inclusion Research Read More » The post Why You’re Being Misled By Diversity & Inclusion Research appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/10/202114 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Crucial Difference Between Information and Insights for Inclusion  

Do you know the difference between information and insights? Find out why knowing this is important on your inclusion journey This is the first in a two-part series on how we use information to make decisions about inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A problem that members of our audience experience … The Crucial Difference Between Information and Insights for Inclusion   Read More » The post The Crucial Difference Between Information and Insights for Inclusion   appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/3/202112 minutes, 37 seconds
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3 of My Personal Inclusion Dilemmas

Every week I talk about what you can do about inclusion, about your inclusion dilemmas Find out what I struggle with, what are my inclusion dilemmas? Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about 3 of My Personal Inclusion Dilemmas Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Some personal dilemmas I’ve … 3 of My Personal Inclusion Dilemmas Read More » The post 3 of My Personal Inclusion Dilemmas appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/27/202118 minutes, 52 seconds
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3 Ways to Address The Free Rider Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

There’s a massive issue with free riding when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion Find out about 3 Ways to Address The Freerider Problem of Diversity & Inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An economic approach you haven’t considered Why shared interests are so important to Inclusion How to avoid a … 3 Ways to Address The Free Rider Problem of Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post 3 Ways to Address The Free Rider Problem of Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/20/202113 minutes, 27 seconds
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A Career Shortcut that Devastates Inclusion

There’s a common shortcut at work that doesn’t really get talked about Find out about the shortcut that’s devastating to you, your team and inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A common career shortcut that you should avoid The dark side of unearned benefits The relationship between self efficacy and ethical … A Career Shortcut that Devastates Inclusion Read More » The post A Career Shortcut that Devastates Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/13/202113 minutes, 30 seconds
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When Diversity Harms Individual Wellbeing

There’s so much talk about why Diversity is good for organisations Find out if Diversity is bad for you as an individual? This is based on a paper called Perceived diversity and employee well-being: mediating role of inclusion By  Akanksha Jaiswal and Lata Dyaram Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A refreshingly … When Diversity Harms Individual Wellbeing Read More » The post When Diversity Harms Individual Wellbeing appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/6/202118 minutes, 37 seconds
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An Indian Answer to Diversity and Inclusion

We talk a lot about research, but what if I told you that we might all be looking in the wrong place! Find out about an Indian Answer to Diversity and Inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The encouragement I’ve received from members of the audience An approach I share with … An Indian Answer to Diversity and Inclusion Read More » The post An Indian Answer to Diversity and Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/29/20219 minutes, 24 seconds
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3 Aspects of Corporate Life That Harm Inclusion

Corporate life isn’t for everyone – but is it for inclusion? Find out about 3 aspects of corporate life that harm Inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The best episode of this show that you’ve never heard A fundamental economic principle found in your workplace A lesson from the armed forces … 3 Aspects of Corporate Life That Harm Inclusion Read More » The post 3 Aspects of Corporate Life That Harm Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/22/202110 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Queer Experience Of Lesbian Leaders of Fortune 500 Companies

Some Lesbian women have to hide their sexual orientation in the workplace Find out about those who made it to the top and aren’t hiding it Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A brief introduction to Queer Theory How Lesbian Executives have to consider their appearance The surprising research outcome regarding heterosexual … The Queer Experience Of Lesbian Leaders of Fortune 500 Companies Read More » The post The Queer Experience Of Lesbian Leaders of Fortune 500 Companies appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/15/202117 minutes, 19 seconds
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Why Inclusion Makes LGBT Employees Want To Leave

There’s a celebrated narrative that claims that inclusion makes “so called” minority groups want to stay in an organisation. Find out why I think inclusion makes LGBT employees want to leave Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why we must be careful when measuring Inclusion Importance of Invisible stigmatised groups Surprising relationship … Why Inclusion Makes LGBT Employees Want To Leave Read More » The post Why Inclusion Makes LGBT Employees Want To Leave appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/8/202119 minutes, 40 seconds
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Not Everyone Wants To Come On Our Inclusion Journey

This is Episode 200 of the show! Find out about the concept of first principles Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The importance of understanding first principles Accepting that not everyone agrees with your approach Our plans to support you further and much more Play the episode for more Here are some … Not Everyone Wants To Come On Our Inclusion Journey Read More » The post Not Everyone Wants To Come On Our Inclusion Journey appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/1/202114 minutes, 13 seconds
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Element of Inclusion Podcast 4th Birthday Episode

On May 23rd 2021 the Element of Inclusion podcast was 4 years old! Find out how far we’ve come together even when it’s not easy Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why I continued even when it wasn’t convenient What this podcast isn’t trying to do Why you should come to our … Element of Inclusion Podcast 4th Birthday Episode Read More » The post Element of Inclusion Podcast 4th Birthday Episode appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/25/20215 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Proxy Problem of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Using a proxy can be useful Find out how some of us are misusing them when it comes inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Everyday examples of a proxy you should know Why you should be paying attention to how people use a Proxy The key quality a useful Proxy for … The Proxy Problem of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Read More » The post The Proxy Problem of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/18/20217 minutes, 55 seconds
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5 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Is Like Investing In the Stock Market

It’s said that you have to speculate to accumulate Find out if this Inclusion stuff is just a huge gamble? Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How dollar cost averaging relates to Inclusion How to avoid being left holding the bag when it comes to Diversity The parallels between Diversity & Inclusion … 5 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Is Like Investing In the Stock Market Read More » The post 5 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Is Like Investing In the Stock Market appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/11/202112 minutes, 58 seconds
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When Corporate Diversity Targets Destroy Inclusion

What gets measured gets managed Find if this creates Diversity that Destroys Inclusion? Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about when corporate diversity targets destroy inclusion Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A common Inclusion destroying Diversity approach Why perverse incentives should be avoided Why you should avoid the … When Corporate Diversity Targets Destroy Inclusion Read More » The post When Corporate Diversity Targets Destroy Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/4/20217 minutes, 11 seconds
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7 Reasons Why Working in Diversity & Inclusion is Not For You

I talk a lot about why Inclusion is for everyone but I don’t think working in Inclusion is for everyone Find out  7 Reasons Why Working in Inclusion may not be for you Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A common question listeners to the show ask me Why giving is important … 7 Reasons Why Working in Diversity & Inclusion is Not For You Read More » The post 7 Reasons Why Working in Diversity & Inclusion is Not For You appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/27/202115 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Lived Experience in an Inclusive Workplace

Why are people talking lived experiences and why should you care? Find out what lived experiences actually means and why you should care about this increasingly used phrase. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: What the Lived Experience means Why The Lived Experience matters in the workplace How people misuse the Lived … The Lived Experience in an Inclusive Workplace Read More » The post The Lived Experience in an Inclusive Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/20/202110 minutes, 56 seconds
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Why You should Consider The Gini Coefficient To Measure Inequality

I’m hoping that you use some kind of data to track Diversity & Inclusion where you work Find out about a potentially controversial way for you to measure inequality where you work Here are some key topics covered from this episode: A controversial idea to measure inequality An approach we can borrow from the World … Why You should Consider The Gini Coefficient To Measure Inequality Read More » The post Why You should Consider The Gini Coefficient To Measure Inequality appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/13/20216 minutes, 41 seconds
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4 Things To Consider Before Making Your Mind Up About The Sewell Report

There’s been a lot of criticism about the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report in the UK also known as the Sewell Report Find out 4 Things To consider Before Making Your Mind Up about the Sewell Report Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why many critics clearly haven’t read the … 4 Things To Consider Before Making Your Mind Up About The Sewell Report Read More » The post 4 Things To Consider Before Making Your Mind Up About The Sewell Report appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/6/202120 minutes, 21 seconds
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Blind Spot: Hidden Biases Of Good People [Book Review]

People talk about bias all the time but it’s not always clear they have a clear understanding of what it means Find out about a book that does have a clear understanding Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The mindbugs we have and how they influence us Why biases are useful in our … Blind Spot: Hidden Biases Of Good People [Book Review] Read More » The post Blind Spot: Hidden Biases Of Good People [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/30/202116 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Inversion Approach to Diversity & Inclusion

You know you want more diversity and more Inclusion, but what if you’re looking at this the wrong way round? Find out why you’re approach to Diversity and Inclusion maybe back to front Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why your approach to Diversity & Inclusion may need to be reversed A … The Inversion Approach to Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Inversion Approach to Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/23/202112 minutes, 41 seconds
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Imposter Syndrome & Inclusion Part 2

There’s a big difference between feeling like an imposter and being made to feel like an imposter Find out the difference between Imposter Syndrome and being excluded Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The difference between Imposter Syndrome and being excluded The mistakes being made when discussing Imposter Syndrome Why exclusion creates … Imposter Syndrome & Inclusion Part 2 Read More » The post Imposter Syndrome & Inclusion Part 2 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/16/20219 minutes, 57 seconds
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Imposter Syndrome & Inclusion Part 1

What would you say if I told you that there are a people who should feel like imposters in the workplace Find out why we should expect people to feel like imposters on the path to creating an inclusive workplace Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The 3 key elements of Imposter … Imposter Syndrome & Inclusion Part 1 Read More » The post Imposter Syndrome & Inclusion Part 1 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/9/202112 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Platitude Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

There’s nothing like a platitude when you don’t quite know what to say. Find out why platitudes are a problem when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion. Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The increasing use of platitudes in Diversity Narratives A hidden meaning of the use of platitudes in Inclusion How … The Platitude Problem of Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Platitude Problem of Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/2/20216 minutes, 34 seconds
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6 Inclusive Themes You Can’t Afford To Ignore

Inclusion, Inclusion, Inclusion often leads to Confusion, confusion, confusion Find out about 6 inclusive themes that you can’t afford to ignore Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An research based approach to Inclusion Details about what Inclusion means for you An area of the research that we’ve overlooked and much more Play … 6 Inclusive Themes You Can’t Afford To Ignore Read More » The post 6 Inclusive Themes You Can’t Afford To Ignore appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/23/202110 minutes, 59 seconds
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3 Types of Inclusion You Need to Understand

When people talk about Inclusion, sometimes it gets mixed up with belonging and it can get really confusing Find out about 3 types of inclusion that you need to understand if you want to see change in your workplace Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An introduction to the meaning of Inclusion … 3 Types of Inclusion You Need to Understand Read More » The post 3 Types of Inclusion You Need to Understand appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/16/20217 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Relationship Between Conformity & Inequality At Work

Conformity at work has a dark side Find out why not enough people talk about it Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Conformity as a Survival Mechanism The relationship between Façades of Conformity and Burnout The Flip side of Conformity and much more Play the episode for more Here are some key … The Relationship Between Conformity & Inequality At Work Read More » The post The Relationship Between Conformity & Inequality At Work appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/9/20217 minutes, 10 seconds
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How Façades of Conformity Reveal An Inclusion Issue

Have you ever pretended to be something you’re not in order to get along at work? Find out why this can have long term negative effects Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about facades of conformity Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why Façades of Conformity are important to … How Façades of Conformity Reveal An Inclusion Issue Read More » The post How Façades of Conformity Reveal An Inclusion Issue appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/2/20219 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Hill We Climb: An Inclusive Perspective

Sometimes all this Diversity and Inclusion stuff feels a bit heavy, like an uphill struggle Find out about three inclusive themes that I found from the poem, The Hill We climb Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The bias you’ll find in this show The inspiration we took from a poem How … The Hill We Climb: An Inclusive Perspective Read More » The post The Hill We Climb: An Inclusive Perspective appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/26/202112 minutes, 49 seconds
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Scrutiny : The Inclusive Opportunity You’ve Been Avoiding

Opening yourself up for scrutiny isn’t something that everyone looks forward to Find out how you can use scrutiny to your advantage as you become inclusive Here are some key topics covered from this episode: The benefits of Scrutiny for Inclusion Our personal experience of Scrutiny Organisations that survive Scrutiny and much more Play the … Scrutiny : The Inclusive Opportunity You’ve Been Avoiding Read More » The post Scrutiny : The Inclusive Opportunity You’ve Been Avoiding appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/19/202110 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Inclusive Start To 2021 That You Need

This time last year you heard me say New Year, New Decade, New Rules Find out why 2020  may be over but we’ve still got some outstanding issues that need your attention Here are some key topics covered from this episode: How we’re providing the encouragement that you may need Why 2021 is an extension of … The Inclusive Start To 2021 That You Need Read More » The post The Inclusive Start To 2021 That You Need appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/12/20218 minutes, 4 seconds
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Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2020 & New Predictions for 2021

Every year I make predictions about diversity and inclusion trends Find out what my predictions were for 2020 and what new ones I’m making for 2021 Here are some key topics covered from this episode: My Top 3 Predictions for 2021 What I got right in 2020 The influence you have but didn’t know and … Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2020 & New Predictions for 2021 Read More » The post Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2020 & New Predictions for 2021 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/22/202013 minutes, 24 seconds
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A Discussion about Dr. Jill Biden Misogyny and Privilege

I talk about my PhD all the time but are people with PhD’s real Dr’s? Find out why it seems  not everyone thinks they are, especially if you’re a woman Here are some key topics covered from this episode: An example of male privilege A breakdown of misogyny in action Our powerful reading tip and … A Discussion about Dr. Jill Biden Misogyny and Privilege Read More » The post A Discussion about Dr. Jill Biden Misogyny and Privilege appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/15/202015 minutes, 27 seconds
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Why Diversity & Inclusion is a Quick Fix for Pandemic Problems

If you think Diversity and Inclusion were important issues in 2020, wait until you see what’s going to happen in 2021! Find out why diversity and Inclusion is about to become a quick fix for the some of the problems the pandemic revealed Here are some key topics covered from this episode: Why Influential forces … Why Diversity & Inclusion is a Quick Fix for Pandemic Problems Read More » The post Why Diversity & Inclusion is a Quick Fix for Pandemic Problems appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/8/20209 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Principles That Govern Our Approach to Diversity & Inclusion

When it comes to Diversity and Inclusion, we’re committed to acting in your best interests Find out what this actually mean to us and more importantly what does this  mean to you Here are some key messages from this episode: Something we ask our clients to do but haven’t done ourselves The three core principles … The Principles That Govern Our Approach to Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Principles That Govern Our Approach to Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/1/202013 minutes, 55 seconds
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People Like Us: What It Takes To Make It In Modern Britain [Book Review]

In the UK there’s a word that gets ignored a lot when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion – that word is class Find out about a book that discusses class and social mobility; two closely related concepts that are talked and also not talked about in the UK Here are some key messages from … People Like Us: What It Takes To Make It In Modern Britain [Book Review] Read More » The post People Like Us: What It Takes To Make It In Modern Britain [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/24/202019 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Problem With Using A Simple Approach To Diversity & Inclusion

The simplest explanation is often the best explanation  Find out if that’s true when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion Here are some key messages from this episode: Why we want Diversity & Inclusion to be simple A powerful principle to help your decision making Why a Simple Approach can be unhelpful and much more … The Problem With Using A Simple Approach To Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post The Problem With Using A Simple Approach To Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/17/20206 minutes, 34 seconds
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3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Is Like Reality TV

There’s an emerging similarity between Diversity & Inclusion and Reality TV and it’s not all good news Find out why Diversity and Inclusion is beginning to look like the Dark Side of Reality TV Here are some key messages from this episode: Why Diversity & Inclusion encourages drama Why Diversity & Inclusion is staged Why … 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Is Like Reality TV Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Is Like Reality TV appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/10/202011 minutes, 11 seconds
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Diversify: How To Challenge Inequality and Why We Should [Book Review]

Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without – that’s a quote from William Sloane Coffin Find out why it’s also in the introduction of another book that we’re reviewed Here are some key messages from this episode Why … Diversify: How To Challenge Inequality and Why We Should [Book Review] Read More » The post Diversify: How To Challenge Inequality and Why We Should [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/3/202019 minutes, 5 seconds
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Why Critical Race Theory is an Inclusion Problem

There’s a problem with the way that people talk about Critical Race theory. Find out why it’s causing confusion for those of us wanting to create Inclusion Here are some key messages from this episode My perspective of Critical Race Theory Why I’m criticised by Critical Race Theorists How Critical Race Theory is misrepresented and … Why Critical Race Theory is an Inclusion Problem Read More » The post Why Critical Race Theory is an Inclusion Problem appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/27/20209 minutes, 25 seconds
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What if Your Inclusion Team is Pointless?

It’s been said that Chief diversity officers are pointless Find out if actually it’s being part of an Inclusion team that’s pointless! Here are some key messages from this episode The areas that make Chief Diversity Officers and their teams pointless How to raise your Inclusion standards and those of everyone around you The hidden … What if Your Inclusion Team is Pointless? Read More » The post What if Your Inclusion Team is Pointless? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/20/202010 minutes, 58 seconds
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Are Chief Diversity Officers Pointless?

Chief diversity officers are pointless – at least that is the the title of an article that a couple of friends sent me last week Find out why this anonymous article suggests that Chief diversity officers are pointless Here are some key messages from this episode Four Observations that suggest Chief Diversity Officers are pointless … Are Chief Diversity Officers Pointless? Read More » The post Are Chief Diversity Officers Pointless? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/13/202016 minutes, 23 seconds
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Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging To Build Innovative Teams [Book Review]

Some leaders are able to attract retain and engage diverse teams while others miss opportunities  or fail altogether Find out why as I review a book called  Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging To Build Innovative Teams by Stephanie K. Johnson PhD Here are some key messages from this episode Inclusify as a concept … Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging To Build Innovative Teams [Book Review] Read More » The post Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging To Build Innovative Teams [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/6/202023 minutes, 24 seconds
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Why Professions Need To Be Inclusive To Remain Legitimate

Professions are in the discrimination business; it’s by design Find out why inclusion is necessary for professions and why the professions that get this wrong are going to be devastated Here are some key messages from this episode The special contract between Professions and Society Why Inclusive Professions matter to your personally The urgent need … Why Professions Need To Be Inclusive To Remain Legitimate Read More » The post Why Professions Need To Be Inclusive To Remain Legitimate appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/29/202013 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Protean Career Path to Inclusion

In the 21st Century, you’re probably trying to develop a Protean Career without even knowing it. Find out what a Protean Career is and why this has some interesting implications for Diversity and Inclusion Here are some key messages from this episode The relationship between Protean Careers and Inclusion How the Pandemic accelerated our Protean … The Protean Career Path to Inclusion Read More » The post The Protean Career Path to Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/22/20208 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Relationship Between Diversity, Inclusion & Identity Politics

Some people think it’s possible to talk about Diversity and Inclusion without being political. Find out why Diversity and Inclusion is a political issue; whether you like it or not. Here are some key messages from this episode The relationship between Inclusion and Identity Politics How Inclusion work is political Why you should consider how … The Relationship Between Diversity, Inclusion & Identity Politics Read More » The post The Relationship Between Diversity, Inclusion & Identity Politics appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/15/20206 minutes, 17 seconds
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Why I Avoid Debates About Diversity and Inclusion

Do you ever get into debates about diversity and Inclusion?  Find out why for me the answer is really simple… zero Here are some key messages from this episode Why I avoid debates about inclusion Why a debate may be framed for disaster How this podcast helps you to address inclusion questions and much more … Why I Avoid Debates About Diversity and Inclusion Read More » The post Why I Avoid Debates About Diversity and Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/8/20209 minutes, 58 seconds
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Why Collisions May Be The Secret to Creating Inclusion

What if the secret to creating inclusion wasn’t bringing everyone together to be comfortable. Find out why the secret to creating inclusion could be to bring everyone together to collide! Here are some key messages from this episode How you can use Collision Theory to drive inclusion How resource groups can create the energy you … Why Collisions May Be The Secret to Creating Inclusion Read More » The post Why Collisions May Be The Secret to Creating Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/1/20207 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Performance of Self In Everyday Life  [Book Review]

When it comes to work, we all perform, we all wear masks. Find out why we’re all concerned with managing the impression we make Here are some key messages from this episode How we manage the way that we are perceived by others How marginalised groups manage the way others see them in the workplace … The Performance of Self In Everyday Life  [Book Review] Read More » The post The Performance of Self In Everyday Life  [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/25/202021 minutes, 50 seconds
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Defining Your Role in Diversity & Inclusion

What kind of role do you play to promote Diversity and Inclusion? Find out why we’re all playing a role. Here are some key messages from this episode Why it’s important to understand the role you play in inclusion My role as an Inclusion Protagonist How you can define your own role in Inclusion and … Defining Your Role in Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post Defining Your Role in Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/18/20207 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Best Quality of Diversity and Inclusion Leaders 

There’s a quality that I’ve seen in the best Diversity & Inclusion Leaders. Find out what it is! Here are some key messages from this episode Why the best Diversity & Inclusion Leaders are hiding in plain sight The hidden attributes that support their behaviour The reasons why they may not fit in and much … The Best Quality of Diversity and Inclusion Leaders  Read More » The post The Best Quality of Diversity and Inclusion Leaders  appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/11/20208 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Missing Character Of Diversity and Inclusion Work

There’s a missing character in Diversity and Inclusion Work Find out some of the fundamental reasons why diversity and Inclusion isn’t effective and the missing character that we need. Here are some key messages from this episode Why people think Diversity & Inclusion interventions don’t work Why people are comfortable describing Diversity & Inclusion as … The Missing Character Of Diversity and Inclusion Work Read More » The post The Missing Character Of Diversity and Inclusion Work appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/4/202013 minutes, 33 seconds
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How To be An Antiracist  [Book Review]

Not Being Racist isn’t good enough anymore, you’re being told that you need to be Antiracist Find out how you can become Antiracist. Here are some key messages from this episode The Binary nature of Antiracism Why being Antiracist is not a fixed state Why Being Antiracist is a verb and much more Play the … How To be An Antiracist  [Book Review] Read More » The post How To be An Antiracist  [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/28/202020 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Secret Inclusion Tactic We Use With Our Clients

Demand for Diversity and Inclusion Practitioners is at an all time high. Find out why not everyone shares your values, vision and approach and a tactic we use to identify our type of clients. Here are some key messages from this episode The Increased Demand For Inclusion Practitioners My tactic for engaging exciting clients Our … The Secret Inclusion Tactic We Use With Our Clients Read More » The post The Secret Inclusion Tactic We Use With Our Clients appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/21/202013 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Reason People Leave their Boss and Not their Job: Interactional Justice

An Inclusive organisation is a fair organisation and a useful way to think about fairness is Interactional Justice. Find out how this explains why  people leave their Boss and not their job. Here are some key messages from this episode The Importance Of Interactional Justice Two Types of Interactional Justice How Manners are related to … The Reason People Leave their Boss and Not their Job: Interactional Justice Read More » The post The Reason People Leave their Boss and Not their Job: Interactional Justice appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/14/20206 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Inclusive Power of 3 Little Words

There are 3 little words that will transform your inclusion journey Find out what they are! Here are some key messages from this episode Why we’re being led down a dangerous path in the name of Inclusion How 3 Little Words can transform your Inclusion Journey The ongoing opportunity we all have for change and … The Inclusive Power of 3 Little Words Read More » The post The Inclusive Power of 3 Little Words appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/7/20208 minutes, 1 second
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3 Clues to Reveal if You Have An Empty Shell Policy Towards Racism

A lot of organisations are now saying that they have a zero-tolerance policy to racism. Find out why this sounds like an empty shell policy. Here are some key messages from this episode Why a Zero Tolerance Policy Towards Racism May Be An Empty Shell Policy Why You May Have Empty Shell Policies At Work … 3 Clues to Reveal if You Have An Empty Shell Policy Towards Racism Read More » The post 3 Clues to Reveal if You Have An Empty Shell Policy Towards Racism appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/30/20206 minutes, 5 seconds
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Erasing the Language of Race

Instead of saying Black Lives Matter, people in the workplace are getting into the habit of saying BLM Find out why that may be a problem? Here are some key messages from this episode The persistent nature of racism Why people will change the way they discuss racism Why coded language can be harmful and … Erasing the Language of Race Read More » The post Erasing the Language of Race appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/23/20206 minutes, 36 seconds
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A Simple Introduction to Antiracism

It’s no longer enough to say you’re not racist, now, you’re expected to be Anti Racist Find out what this means and where do you even start? Here are some key messages from this episode The Campaign I’m supporting that challenges stereotypes The obligation of Antiracism Why people will change the meaning of Antiracist Play … A Simple Introduction to Antiracism Read More » The post A Simple Introduction to Antiracism appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/16/202010 minutes, 49 seconds
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Black Lives Matter Vs. All Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter Find out why this is a general knowledge issue that you can’t ignore Here are some key messages from this episode The Meaning Of Black Lives Matter Why Some People Say All Lives Matter The Inclusive Approach of Black Lives Matter and much more Play the episode for more. … Black Lives Matter Vs. All Lives Matter Read More » The post Black Lives Matter Vs. All Lives Matter appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/9/20206 minutes, 33 seconds
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An Inclusion System Reset

We’ve come a long way but there’s still a long way to go to create inclusion Find out why 2020 was so frustrating for me. Here are some key messages from this episode The reminder that things haven’t changed The lack of focus on systemic issues Systems of inequality that need to change Play the … An Inclusion System Reset Read More » The post An Inclusion System Reset appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/2/20208 minutes, 8 seconds
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An Inclusion Reboot: Element of Inclusion Podcast is 3 Years Old

On May 23rd the Element of Inclusion podcast was 3 years old Find out why this meant instead of receiving gifts, we gave give a gift Here are some key messages from this episode Our Origin Story Our Ongoing Mission Our gratitude for all the support we receive Play the episode for more. Here are some … An Inclusion Reboot: Element of Inclusion Podcast is 3 Years Old Read More » The post An Inclusion Reboot: Element of Inclusion Podcast is 3 Years Old appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/26/20206 minutes, 31 seconds
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Disability The Basics [Book Review]

Did you know that one in seven people in the world has a disability? Find out why “Disability The Basics” by Tom Shakespeare has transformed the  way I think about Disability. Here are some key messages from this episode The difference between Disability and Impairment How Society Disables People The importance of People first Play … Disability The Basics [Book Review] Read More » The post Disability The Basics [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/19/202018 minutes, 39 seconds
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Six Rules For An Inclusive Organisation Using Procedural Justice

An Inclusive organisation is a fair organisation Find out what fair actually means. Here are some key messages from this episode The importance of Procedural Justice The relationship between Procedural Justice and Fairness Why Procedural Justice alone is not enough Play the episode for more. Here are some key takeaways from this episode When people … Six Rules For An Inclusive Organisation Using Procedural Justice Read More » The post Six Rules For An Inclusive Organisation Using Procedural Justice appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/5/202010 minutes, 40 seconds
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Why Remote Working Makes it Difficult to Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re always trying to make a good impression at work, even when working remotely. Find out why bringing your whole self to work has become a problem in the workplace because of the increase in remote working Here are some key messages from this episode Impression management and how we present ourselves in the workplace … Why Remote Working Makes it Difficult to Bring Your Whole Self to Work Read More » The post Why Remote Working Makes it Difficult to Bring Your Whole Self to Work appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/28/202012 minutes, 36 seconds
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Mental: Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know about Mental Health [Book Review]

We’re being told that social isolation is going to create some mental health issues for people Find out what this actually means. Here are some key messages from this episode Why Mental Health work is fluid in nature Why we have a lot more control over our mental health than we may think The power … Mental: Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know about Mental Health [Book Review] Read More » The post Mental: Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know about Mental Health [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/21/202023 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Relationship Between Social Isolation,Loneliness & Belonging

The words social isolation and loneliness are often used interchangeably. Find out why they’re not the same thing. Here are some key messages from this episode You can be lonely whist surrounded by other people Being socially isolated against your will is damaging Not everyone feels lonely Play the episode for more. Here are some … The Relationship Between Social Isolation,Loneliness & Belonging Read More » The post The Relationship Between Social Isolation,Loneliness & Belonging appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/14/202011 minutes, 20 seconds
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Why Social Isolation Is Not A New Experience In the Workplace

Many of us around the world are united in our experience of social isolation and social exclusion. Find out why for many in your workplace is part of their day to day experience We’re having a shared experience For some of us it’s not a new experience A social network is crucial for career success … Why Social Isolation Is Not A New Experience In the Workplace Read More » The post Why Social Isolation Is Not A New Experience In the Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/7/20209 minutes, 44 seconds
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How Social Exclusion Can Lead To Social Inclusion

Many of us around the world are united in our experience of social isolation and social distancing Find out why many of us around the world are discovering that social exclusion is leading to social inclusion Here are some key messages from this episode Why I’ve spoken to more people than usual People are taking more … How Social Exclusion Can Lead To Social Inclusion Read More » The post How Social Exclusion Can Lead To Social Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/31/20209 minutes, 40 seconds
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Now Is The Time To Reset Your Diversity & Inclusion Journey

Pandemic, crisis, new normal – these are some of the words used to describe the world in March 2020 Find out why there’s another word that I don’t think is being used enough – reset. Here are some key messages from this episode Some issues concerning Diversity & Inclusion leaders during this crisis The reasons … Now Is The Time To Reset Your Diversity & Inclusion Journey Read More » The post Now Is The Time To Reset Your Diversity & Inclusion Journey appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/24/202012 minutes, 19 seconds
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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men [Book Review]

In many ways women are invisible, women are being ignored in ways that you may not expect Find out what I’ve learned, that not only does this harm women but it’s literally costing women their lives Here are some key messages from this episode Why The Gender Data Gap is costing lives The socially constructed … Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men [Book Review] Read More » The post Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/17/202018 minutes, 18 seconds
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Is Equality a Dated Term?

There’s a lot of talk about Diversity, but what does that mean for equality? Find out about Equality and why it may be a dated term. Here are some key messages from this episode: The confusion around the use of the term “Equality” The contradiction between Diversity & Equality The problem of Equality for the … Is Equality a Dated Term? Read More » The post Is Equality a Dated Term? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/10/20207 minutes, 36 seconds
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What If Workplace Diversity Is A Scam?

What is Diversity is just a scam, another fad to waste our time and our money? Find out about a phenomenon I’ve observed on social media, especially LinkedIn that I think is starting to cause more harm than good when it comes to creating an inclusive workplace. Here are some key messages from this episode … What If Workplace Diversity Is A Scam? Read More » The post What If Workplace Diversity Is A Scam? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/3/202015 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Lonely Life of A Diversity and Inclusion Leader

There’s a lot of talk about lived experiences and sharing authentic stories. Find about about one experience that no seems to be bothered about – the lived experience of a Diversity and Inclusion Leader. Here are some key messages from this episode DEI leaders are not always experts False promises affect a DEI leaders efforts … The Lonely Life of A Diversity and Inclusion Leader Read More » The post The Lonely Life of A Diversity and Inclusion Leader appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/25/202014 minutes, 15 seconds
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White Fragility [Book Review]

Why is it so difficult to have meaningful conversations about race and racism? Find out an answer that you’ve probably never heard before Here are some key messages from this episode How Cognitive Diversity leads to better outcomes in groups and teams How Diversity and Excellence are not mutually exclusive Why Diversity is a necessary … White Fragility [Book Review] Read More » The post White Fragility [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/18/202023 minutes, 22 seconds
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A Supply Side Solution to Diversity and Inclusion

You often hear a lot of talk about supply side problems to Diversity and Inclusion Find out what could happen if you created a supply side solution to Diversity and Inclusion. Here are some key messages from this episode How Big Business can influence Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace Why smaller businesses care less … A Supply Side Solution to Diversity and Inclusion Read More » The post A Supply Side Solution to Diversity and Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/11/20207 minutes, 50 seconds
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Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking [Book Review]

Success isn’t about talent or knowledge. Find out why success is actually about freeing ourselves from blind spots and harnessing cognitive diversity Here are some key messages from this episode How Cognitive Diversity leads to better outcomes in groups and teams How Diversity and Excellence are not mutually exclusive Why Diversity is a necessary issue … Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking [Book Review] Read More » The post Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/4/202020 minutes, 30 seconds
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3 Reasons Why Brexit is Inclusion Problem

Brexit isn’t just a political problem, Brexit isn’t just an economic problem,  Brexit is an Inclusion problem. Find out three reasons why why Brexit is Inclusion Problem Here are some key messages from this episode How Brexit coincides with one of the greatest challenges facing leaders in the 21st Century How the EU influenced the … 3 Reasons Why Brexit is Inclusion Problem Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why Brexit is Inclusion Problem appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/28/20209 minutes
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3 Inclusion Lessons We Can Learn From Prince Harry & Meghan

Prince Harry & Meghan announced they will step back as “senior” royals and work to become financially independent. Find out the 3 Inclusion Lessons We Can Learn From Prince Harry & Meghan Here are some key messages from this episode The system of disadvantage that is all around us The insidious secret hiding in plain … 3 Inclusion Lessons We Can Learn From Prince Harry & Meghan Read More » The post 3 Inclusion Lessons We Can Learn From Prince Harry & Meghan appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/21/202012 minutes, 30 seconds
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New Decade New Rules For Inclusion: An Urgent Update!

New Year, New Decade, New Rules Find out the 3 reasons we need to level up our Inclusion Game in the New Twenties. Here are some key messages from this episode Why we need to change the way we think about Inclusion right now The Inclusion Deadline you’ve been ignoring The resources we want to share with … New Decade New Rules For Inclusion: An Urgent Update! Read More » The post New Decade New Rules For Inclusion: An Urgent Update! appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/14/20208 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Values Compass What 101 Countries Teach Us About Purpose, Life and Leadership

There’s a lot of talk about creating an inclusive culture and promoting inclusive values  Find out how you can harness your values to get more of what you want in your personal life as well as the workplace Here are some key messages from this episode Mandeep’s inspirational journey to over 100 countries The Difference … The Values Compass What 101 Countries Teach Us About Purpose, Life and Leadership Read More » The post The Values Compass What 101 Countries Teach Us About Purpose, Life and Leadership appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/24/20191 hour, 14 minutes, 17 seconds
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Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2019 & New Predictions for 2020

Every year I make predictions about diversity and inclusion trends  Find out what my predictions were for 2019 year and new predictions for 2020 Here are some key messages from this episode My Top 3 Predictions for 2020 What I got right in 2019 The special bonus I have for you! Play the episode for … Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2019 & New Predictions for 2020 Read More » The post Diversity & Inclusion Predictions: What I Got Right In 2019 & New Predictions for 2020 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/17/201917 minutes, 35 seconds
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Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging [Book Review]

What does it mean to be British in 21st century? Find out about a unique book that takes a contemporary look at British Identity through an intersectional lens. Here are some key messages from this episode The complexity of British identity The contradictory nature of British identity Why British Identity is not what you think … Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging [Book Review] Read More » The post Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/10/201914 minutes, 35 seconds
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3 Types of Diversity You Need To Understand To Create Inclusion

You can’t always tell what people mean when they talk about Diversity. Find out the 3 types of Diversity you need to understand to create inclusion Here are some key messages from this episode The confusion caused by people talking about Diversity 3 Types of Diversity You Need To Understand Why we don’t talk about … 3 Types of Diversity You Need To Understand To Create Inclusion Read More » The post 3 Types of Diversity You Need To Understand To Create Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/3/20197 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Literacy Problem That People in Diversity and Inclusion Are Hiding From

There’s a secret literacy problem in the Diversity and Inclusion field that no one is talking about  Find out why I need your help to fix it Here are some key messages from this episode     How we can improve literacy in the field of Diversity & Inclusion     The reason reading is … The Literacy Problem That People in Diversity and Inclusion Are Hiding From Read More » The post The Literacy Problem That People in Diversity and Inclusion Are Hiding From appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/26/20198 minutes, 5 seconds
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Diversity Pay Gaps: The Explanation You Need To Understand

Diversity Pay Gaps are discussed at length but not enough people talk about the cause. Find out about a major cause of diversity pay gaps. Here are some key messages from this episode A major cause of diversity pay gaps Why understanding occupational segregation is important Two types of occupational segregation and much much more … Diversity Pay Gaps: The Explanation You Need To Understand Read More » The post Diversity Pay Gaps: The Explanation You Need To Understand appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/19/20197 minutes
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How You Can Use An Evidence Based Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

I talk a lot about my PhD, it’s genuinely not to brag its part of my evidence-based approach that you need to understand Find out the importance of an evidence-based approach to your inclusion efforts Here are some key messages from this episode Why I’m always talking about my PhD The Meaning of an Evidence … How You Can Use An Evidence Based Approach to Diversity and Inclusion Read More » The post How You Can Use An Evidence Based Approach to Diversity and Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/12/20197 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Big Inclusion Mistake That I Have Been Making

Every week I talk about some of the biggest mistakes that organisations make on their inclusion journey Find out that I’ve realised I’ve been making the same mistake! I want you to help me change that I’m not going to be talking about inclusion mistakes that organisations are making, I’m not going to be talking … The Big Inclusion Mistake That I Have Been Making Read More » The post The Big Inclusion Mistake That I Have Been Making appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/5/20193 minutes, 57 seconds
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3 Clues To Understand The Diversity Hierarchy In Your Organisation

Every organisation has a diversity hierarchy Find out why, if you don’t know what it is, it could lead to a lot of wasted time Here are some key messages from this episode The relationship between Economics and Diversity & Inclusion spend The value of comparing and contrasting Diversity Hierarchy clues The game you can … 3 Clues To Understand The Diversity Hierarchy In Your Organisation Read More » The post 3 Clues To Understand The Diversity Hierarchy In Your Organisation appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/29/20197 minutes, 50 seconds
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Why Relying On A One Off Intervention Is An Inclusion Mistake

It’s tempting to try to implement a massive diversity push in the form of one-off training or an event. Find out why this is stopping you from become inclusive. Here are some key messages from this episode The typical go to response for companies that experience an incident related to Diversity & Inclusion Why incremental … Why Relying On A One Off Intervention Is An Inclusion Mistake Read More » The post Why Relying On A One Off Intervention Is An Inclusion Mistake appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/22/20198 minutes, 52 seconds
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Inclusion Ex Machina: When Leadership Interventions Indicate a Lack of Inclusion

When a senior person intervenes in an issue related to inclusion, we think it shows how important diversity and inclusion are to the organisation. Find out why senior leadership interventions actually indicate a lack of inclusion in organisations Here are some key messages from this episode The Meaning Of Inclusion Ex Machina The Endemic problem … Inclusion Ex Machina: When Leadership Interventions Indicate a Lack of Inclusion Read More » The post Inclusion Ex Machina: When Leadership Interventions Indicate a Lack of Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/14/201911 minutes, 20 seconds
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What Is The End Goal Of Inclusion?

The end goal of inclusion is to create diversity…isn’t it? Find out why I really don’t think so. Here are some key messages from this episode Why People Don’t Really Care About Diversity & Inclusion What People Really Want In The Workplace The Transformation Needed For Us To Reach Our Inclusion Goals Play the episode … What Is The End Goal Of Inclusion? Read More » The post What Is The End Goal Of Inclusion? appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/1/201910 minutes, 20 seconds
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Why Relying On a Generic Business Case For Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake

If you accept there is a business case for diversity, increasing diversity will be good for business…right? Find out why it’s not that simple! Here are some key messages from this episode Misleading Statements About Inclusion The False Relationship Between Diversity and Inclusion Why Your Inclusion ‘Clothes’ Should Fit and much more Play the episode … Why Relying On a Generic Business Case For Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake Read More » The post Why Relying On a Generic Business Case For Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/24/20196 minutes, 41 seconds
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3 Reasons Why There’s Not Enough Diversity in Coaching

Coaching is so important when it comes to career success.  Find out why coaching has got an interesting problem with Diversity and Inclusion and why fixing it is so important. Here are some key messages from this episode Why People Leaders Are Concerned About Coaching Why Coaches Tend To Work With People Like Themselves The … 3 Reasons Why There’s Not Enough Diversity in Coaching Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why There’s Not Enough Diversity in Coaching appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/17/201910 minutes, 51 seconds
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How Companies Are Wasting Millions On Diversity Programs

Did  you know that a lot of the diversity programs out there are a complete waste of money? Find out why companies waste millions when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion programs Here are some key messages from this episode Why A Lack Of Clarity Can Lead to Diversity and Inclusion Failure Why Performance Management … How Companies Are Wasting Millions On Diversity Programs Read More » The post How Companies Are Wasting Millions On Diversity Programs appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/10/201914 minutes, 26 seconds
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Why Relying On Credibility Indicators is an Inclusion Mistake

Some organisations are more concerned about appearing to be inclusive than doing the hard work.  Find out why relying on credibility indicators to show you’re inclusive is a huge mistake. Here are some key messages from this episode Why Credibility Indicators are so Attractive Why Credibility Indicators Can Be Misleading The Consequences of Lacking Credibility … Why Relying On Credibility Indicators is an Inclusion Mistake Read More » The post Why Relying On Credibility Indicators is an Inclusion Mistake appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/3/20199 minutes, 3 seconds
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How Cultural Heterogeneity Relates To A Business Case For Diversity [Research Breakdown]

How does Diversity, Inclusion and Culture relate to organisational performance? Find the relationship between cultural diversity and organisational performance in a way that is going to change the way you think about it forever. Here are some key messages from this episode The unusual relationship between cultural diversity and organisational performance When Diversity is conducive … How Cultural Heterogeneity Relates To A Business Case For Diversity [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post How Cultural Heterogeneity Relates To A Business Case For Diversity [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/27/201911 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success [Book Review]

The term “model minority” is used to describe minority groups that are considered to be more successful than the average person. Find out why some minority groups are able to outperform the average person when it comes to socioeconomic success. Here are some key messages from this episode How The Formula For Success Can Be … The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success [Book Review] Read More » The post The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/20/201915 minutes, 50 seconds
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Why a One Size Fits All Approach to Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake

There is no magic bullet, no silver bullet; there is no one size fits all to creating an inclusive workplace Find out why promoting a “One Size Fits All” approach to Diversity is huge mistake. Here are some key messages from this episode The Strategic Error of a “One Size Fits All” approach to Diversity … Why a One Size Fits All Approach to Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake Read More » The post Why a One Size Fits All Approach to Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/13/20199 minutes, 59 seconds
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Why Adopting a “One At A Time” Approach to Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake

Trying to fix diversity, one aspect at a time could be devastating your inclusion efforts Find out why adopting a “One At A Time” approach to Diversity is a huge mistake. Here are some key messages from this episode Why Adopting a “One At A Time” Approach to Diversity is too basic The blunt instrument … Why Adopting a “One At A Time” Approach to Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake Read More » The post Why Adopting a “One At A Time” Approach to Diversity is an Inclusion Mistake appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/6/20196 minutes, 22 seconds
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3 Foundational Steps To Building An Inclusive Culture

Smart organisations are using employee resource groups to build an inclusive culture.  Find out how Salesforce are using employee resource groups as part of their efforts to build an inclusive culture Here are some key messages from this episode The organisation using employee resource groups to build an inclusive culture How employee resource groups are … 3 Foundational Steps To Building An Inclusive Culture Read More » The post 3 Foundational Steps To Building An Inclusive Culture appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/30/201911 minutes, 7 seconds
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Why Using Common Sense is a Diversity & Inclusion Mistake

A lot of organisations rely on common sense when promoting diversity. Find out why using common sense to help you on your inclusion journey is a big mistake that could be harming your progress Here are some key messages from this episode 3 Common sense mistakes that organisations make The Inclusion opportunity that is hiding … Why Using Common Sense is a Diversity & Inclusion Mistake Read More » The post Why Using Common Sense is a Diversity & Inclusion Mistake appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/23/201912 minutes, 25 seconds
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3 Principles To Stop Your Diversity and Inclusion Plans From Failing

Most diversity programs aren’t increasing diversity because they’re using the same approaches they’ve used since the 1960s!  Find out about 3 Principles that can Stop Your Diversity and Inclusion Programme From Failing Here are some key messages from this episode 3 reasons why your Diversity and Inclusion plans fail The open secret revealed by decades … 3 Principles To Stop Your Diversity and Inclusion Plans From Failing Read More » The post 3 Principles To Stop Your Diversity and Inclusion Plans From Failing appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/16/201912 minutes, 34 seconds
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The 7 Biggest Diversity & Inclusion Mistakes Being Made in Your Organisation: Leadership

Are you consistently making the same mistakes? Find out if these are preventing you from becoming an inclusive organisation. Here are some key messages from this episode One of the most common mistakes that prevent organisations becoming inclusive The paradox that occurs when companies make this leadership mistake Why Leadership focused Inclusion initiatives should be … The 7 Biggest Diversity & Inclusion Mistakes Being Made in Your Organisation: Leadership Read More » The post The 7 Biggest Diversity & Inclusion Mistakes Being Made in Your Organisation: Leadership appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/9/201911 minutes, 22 seconds
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Why Your Organisation’s Approach To Diversity Isn’t Going To Work For Everyone

Is it possible to manage diversity in a way that all employees are satisfied? Find out why your organisation’s current approach to Diversity isn’t going to work for everyone in your workplace. Here are some key messages from this episode The two Diversity approaches you need to understand The hidden bias that Diversity Leaders fail … Why Your Organisation’s Approach To Diversity Isn’t Going To Work For Everyone Read More » The post Why Your Organisation’s Approach To Diversity Isn’t Going To Work For Everyone appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/2/201914 minutes, 2 seconds
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Why Diversity in Recruitment Advertising Doesn’t Work

What if using diversity in your recruitment advertising doesn’t help you get the diversity you want in your workplace? Find out why trying to recruit a diverse workforce can be a complete waste of your time Here are some key messages from this episode The “Go To” strategy for organisations to signal they are inclusive … Why Diversity in Recruitment Advertising Doesn’t Work Read More » The post Why Diversity in Recruitment Advertising Doesn’t Work appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/25/201910 minutes, 48 seconds
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Why Positive Work Identity Is Being Used To Promote Diversity

We all think what we do at work is important and get caught up in what we do.  Find out why Positive Work Identity is being used to promote Diversity Here are some key messages from this episode Why having a positive workplace identity is good for individuals and organisations Why people feel good about … Why Positive Work Identity Is Being Used To Promote Diversity Read More » The post Why Positive Work Identity Is Being Used To Promote Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/18/20199 minutes, 3 seconds
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Why Authentic Leaders Develop Inclusive Organisations

Authentic leadership is a loaded term isn’t it? Find out why Authentic Leaders develop Inclusive organisations Here are some key messages from this episode The 4 Qualities of an Authentic Leader The hidden assumption of Authentic Leadership How Authentic Leadership creates Inclusive organisations and much much more Play the episode for more. Here are some … Why Authentic Leaders Develop Inclusive Organisations Read More » The post Why Authentic Leaders Develop Inclusive Organisations appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/11/201912 minutes, 17 seconds
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3 Crucial Concepts for Diversity & Inclusion: Workforce, Workplace and Marketplace

This is the 100th episode of the show! Find out the 3 crucial concepts you should use to help you manage your inclusion activities. Here are some key messages from this episode Our 100th episode 3 Crucial Concepts for Diversity & Inclusion that you need to understand How we use the 3 concepts to frame … 3 Crucial Concepts for Diversity & Inclusion: Workforce, Workplace and Marketplace Read More » The post 3 Crucial Concepts for Diversity & Inclusion: Workforce, Workplace and Marketplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/4/201914 minutes, 34 seconds
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An Inclusion Based Coaching Opportunity That You Can’t Refuse

Coaching is quickly becoming a performance management phenomenon within organisations! Companies are spending millions turning their employees into coaches Here are some key messages from this episode Why Coaching is becoming a performance management phenomenon within organisations The Coaching Programme I’m developing Why I want you to apply for the programme and much much more … An Inclusion Based Coaching Opportunity That You Can’t Refuse Read More » The post An Inclusion Based Coaching Opportunity That You Can’t Refuse appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/28/20198 minutes, 41 seconds
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It’s Time For Me To Think About Quitting Diversity & Inclusion [2nd Birthday Show]

Two years ago this week, I started this podcast Find out if that means I have to think about if I should continue making the show Here are some key messages from this episode My podcast journey to date The unintended consequences of starting this podcast My considerations for the future of this podcast and … It’s Time For Me To Think About Quitting Diversity & Inclusion [2nd Birthday Show] Read More » The post It’s Time For Me To Think About Quitting Diversity & Inclusion [2nd Birthday Show] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/21/201910 minutes, 33 seconds
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A Geology Secret For Understanding The Diversity Of Your Teams That No One Has Told You About

I never hear people discuss any practical tools to help you understand why diversity is important for high performing teams. Find out about a geology secret for understanding the diversity of your teams that no one has told you about. Here are some key messages from this episode How a geology concept can explain group … A Geology Secret For Understanding The Diversity Of Your Teams That No One Has Told You About Read More » The post A Geology Secret For Understanding The Diversity Of Your Teams That No One Has Told You About appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/14/20199 minutes, 10 seconds
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3 Reasons Why Your Organisation is Afraid of Your Diversity & Inclusion Data

I’m not the only one promoting the use of Diversity & Inclusion data. But find out 3 Reasons Why Your Organisation is Afraid of it’s own Diversity & Inclusion Data Here are some key messages from this episode The reasons why your organisation is afraid of Diversity & Inclusion data The dilemma facing leaders regarding … 3 Reasons Why Your Organisation is Afraid of Your Diversity & Inclusion Data Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why Your Organisation is Afraid of Your Diversity & Inclusion Data appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/7/20198 minutes, 40 seconds
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3 Quick Secrets For Managing Your Diversity & Inclusion Data

“Data, Data, Data” is the mantra that you’ve heard me chant to help you on your inclusive journey Find out the 3 secrets that will change the way you look at your data. Here are some key messages from this episode The mantra that you’ve heard me chant to help you on your inclusive journey … 3 Quick Secrets For Managing Your Diversity & Inclusion Data Read More » The post 3 Quick Secrets For Managing Your Diversity & Inclusion Data appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/30/20198 minutes, 19 seconds
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3 Suggestions to Help You Manage Your Diversity & Inclusion Data

One of the things I encourage organisations to do to on their journey to inclusion is to collect and understand their data Find out the 3 common problems that you experience in your organisation when you first start collecting data. Here are some key messages from this episode 3 common problems that you’re going to … 3 Suggestions to Help You Manage Your Diversity & Inclusion Data Read More » The post 3 Suggestions to Help You Manage Your Diversity & Inclusion Data appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/23/201910 minutes, 36 seconds
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Why You Need To Align Your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts To a Global Strategy

One of the biggest mistakes I see people make is not aligning their Diversity and Inclusion efforts to a larger global strategy. Find out why it’s often so hard to get buy in for your diversity and inclusion efforts and how we’re addressing this by aligning with UN Global goals. Here are some key messages … Why You Need To Align Your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts To a Global Strategy Read More » The post Why You Need To Align Your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts To a Global Strategy appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/16/201912 minutes, 50 seconds
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Everything You Need To Know About Islamaphobia [Book Review ]

The term “Islamaphobia” is thrown around a lot in the media in a way that is narrow and vague. Find out about a book that explains Islamaphobia in a way that will change the way you think about it forever. Here are some key messages from this episode The 3 Types of Islamaphobia no one talks … Everything You Need To Know About Islamaphobia [Book Review ] Read More » The post Everything You Need To Know About Islamaphobia [Book Review ] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/9/201915 minutes, 40 seconds
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3 Reasons Why An Evidence Based Approach To Diversity & Inclusion Is Essential

It’s no secret that I’m known for my evidence-based approach to Diversity & Inclusion Find out why this is so important for you, especially when you make a mistake Here are some key messages from this episode The great news that I want to share with you Why an evidence based approach allows you to … 3 Reasons Why An Evidence Based Approach To Diversity & Inclusion Is Essential Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why An Evidence Based Approach To Diversity & Inclusion Is Essential appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/2/20198 minutes, 18 seconds
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5 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion is like Hip Hop Culture

I used to think of the Diversity & Inclusion industry as the Wild West – then I found a more contemporary example. Find out why I realised that the growth of Diversity & Inclusion is like the birth of Hip Hop. Here are some key messages from this episode How my lived experience as a … 5 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion is like Hip Hop Culture Read More » The post 5 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion is like Hip Hop Culture appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/26/201913 minutes, 10 seconds
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3 Reasons Why Employee Resource Groups Are Like Websites In The Year 2000

Employee resource groups are JUST like websites in the year 2000 Find out three reasons why! Here are some key messages from this episode Employee Resource Groups are not always used effectively Employee Resource can help change culture Without an Employee Resource Group it may be difficult for your inclusion efforts to be taken seriously. … 3 Reasons Why Employee Resource Groups Are Like Websites In The Year 2000 Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why Employee Resource Groups Are Like Websites In The Year 2000 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/19/20193 minutes, 11 seconds
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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race [Book Review]

“Britain is still profoundly uncomfortable with race and difference” Find out about a must read book in which the author is most certainly talking to white people about race Here are some key messages from this episode: The Hidden British History that no one talks about How White Privilege contributes to Systemic Racism Why Racism … Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race [Book Review] Read More » The post Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/12/201917 minutes, 21 seconds
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3 Reasons Why Organisations Love Women’s Employee Resource Groups When Talking About Diversity

Have you noticed how popular the women’s employee resource groups are in organisations? Find out 3 Reasons why Organisations Love Women’s Employee Resource Groups Here are some key messages from this episode Why Gender Equality remains a priority Why Women’s Resource Groups are important for Talent Development The one group that seems to benefit from … 3 Reasons Why Organisations Love Women’s Employee Resource Groups When Talking About Diversity Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why Organisations Love Women’s Employee Resource Groups When Talking About Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/5/20197 minutes, 43 seconds
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3 Reasons Why Archetypes And Stereotypes Are Important for Inclusion

People talk about why we shouldn’t stereotype people, but not enough people talk about archetypes. Find out 3 Reasons Why Archetypes And Stereotypes Are Important Here are some key messages from this episode The Campaign I’m supporting that challenges stereotypes The difference between Archetypes and Stereotypes The reasons why Stereotypes are so persistent Play the … 3 Reasons Why Archetypes And Stereotypes Are Important for Inclusion Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why Archetypes And Stereotypes Are Important for Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/26/20198 minutes, 40 seconds
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3 Considerations To Help You Fix Your Flawed Approach to Diversity [Research Breakdown]

Does your organisation have a flawed approach to promoting Diversity? Find out why a lack of progress may mean it does. Here are some key messages from this episode: What Diversity and Inclusion Policies Do Employees Actually Want The Hidden Gems That Are Untapped Opportunities For Inclusive Growth The Assumptions Masking The Truth About Your … 3 Considerations To Help You Fix Your Flawed Approach to Diversity [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post 3 Considerations To Help You Fix Your Flawed Approach to Diversity [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/19/201913 minutes, 52 seconds
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Why Most Diversity Programs Haven’t Succeeded [Book Review]

Millions have spent on promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. Find out why most DEI programmes don’t work! Here are some key messages from this episode Why Most Diversity Programmes Don’t Succeed Why Cultural Competence is a Competitive Advantage Why We Need o Change the Way We Exist in Organisations Play the episode for … Why Most Diversity Programs Haven’t Succeeded [Book Review] Read More » The post Why Most Diversity Programs Haven’t Succeeded [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/12/201916 minutes, 43 seconds
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A Solution To The 3 Biggest Problems Found In Organisations Trying To Become More Inclusive

Employee Resource Groups address the 3 Biggest Problems for companies becoming more inclusive Find out what these are! Here are some key messages from this episode The people at the bottom of the pyramid are being ignored What it means to be a successful employee. Employee Resource Groups could save you a fortune. Play the … A Solution To The 3 Biggest Problems Found In Organisations Trying To Become More Inclusive Read More » The post A Solution To The 3 Biggest Problems Found In Organisations Trying To Become More Inclusive appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/5/20194 minutes, 22 seconds
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3 Biggest Problems In Organisations Trying To Become More Inclusive

Can you tell me the 3 biggest problems for companies becoming more inclusive?  Find out the three biggest problems that organisations experience when they try to become more inclusive. Here are some key messages from this episode Organisations must engage directly with people they want to include. If organisations can’t address these problems they won’t … 3 Biggest Problems In Organisations Trying To Become More Inclusive Read More » The post 3 Biggest Problems In Organisations Trying To Become More Inclusive appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/29/20193 minutes, 54 seconds
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Inclusion Made Simple: How I Am Already Supporting Your Diversity Goals

If you type “Diversity & Inclusion” into YouTube you will find a lot of corporate videos and some TED Talks. Find out why ALL of that is about to change. Here are some key messages from this episode: I’ve got a PhD in your problems  “I understand the science behind what makes organisations inclusive because I’ve spent years studying … Inclusion Made Simple: How I Am Already Supporting Your Diversity Goals Read More » The post Inclusion Made Simple: How I Am Already Supporting Your Diversity Goals appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/22/20192 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Powerful Inclusion Tactic I Tell My Clients To Improve The Performance Of Their Employee Resource Groups

Most Employee Resource Groups underperform and this means they fail to make an impact in their organisation. Find out about a powerful tactic you can use to improve the performance of your employee resource groups Here are some key messages from this episode The secret I use to get feedback from people like you My … The Powerful Inclusion Tactic I Tell My Clients To Improve The Performance Of Their Employee Resource Groups Read More » The post The Powerful Inclusion Tactic I Tell My Clients To Improve The Performance Of Their Employee Resource Groups appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/15/20197 minutes, 7 seconds
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Diversity & Inclusion Predictions What I Got Wrong In 2018 & New Predictions for 2019

This time last year I made some predictions about 2018 in terms of Diversity & Inclusion Find out what I got right (and wrong!) plus some predictions for 2019. Here are some key messages from this episode The predictions I got right for 2018 The predictions I got wrong for 2018 My new predictions for … Diversity & Inclusion Predictions What I Got Wrong In 2018 & New Predictions for 2019 Read More » The post Diversity & Inclusion Predictions What I Got Wrong In 2018 & New Predictions for 2019 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/18/201811 minutes, 20 seconds
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How Inclusive Leadership Addresses The Crisis With Traditional Leadership Models [Interview with Thais Compoint]

There’s a crisis with the traditional leadership models and approaches used within organisations. Find out why inclusive leadership is so important for the future of our organisations Here are some key messages from this episode: Why you need to understand the crisis with traditional leadership models How Inclusive leaders create psychological safety The importance of … How Inclusive Leadership Addresses The Crisis With Traditional Leadership Models [Interview with Thais Compoint] Read More » The post How Inclusive Leadership Addresses The Crisis With Traditional Leadership Models [Interview with Thais Compoint] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/4/201842 minutes, 55 seconds
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Here’s When Diversity Networks Don’t Create Equality [Research Breakdown]

Every week I talk about how useful employee resource groups are AND how important research is. Find out about a recent study argues that the benefits of diversity networks remain questionable. Here’s some of what I share in the show:  I Agree With The Findings Of The Paper I explain why I agree with the … Here’s When Diversity Networks Don’t Create Equality [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post Here’s When Diversity Networks Don’t Create Equality [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/30/201810 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Reasons Why Staff Networks Can Be Incredibly Powerful for Diversity & Inclusion [Book Review]

Do you have any idea how powerful Staff Networks can be? Find out about a book that explores this power and how you can harness it Here are some key messages from this episode: The Power of Staff Networks Their potential to create value within an organisation. The interdisciplinary approach required for their success and … The Reasons Why Staff Networks Can Be Incredibly Powerful for Diversity & Inclusion [Book Review] Read More » The post The Reasons Why Staff Networks Can Be Incredibly Powerful for Diversity & Inclusion [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/27/20189 minutes, 47 seconds
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How Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents [Research Breakdown]

Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents. Find out how you can avoid this Here are some key messages from this episode The flawed assumption about underrepresented groups as perfect advocates Why the extent to which someone is distinct influences Favouritism Threat The relationship between perceived status and Favouritism Threat much much … How Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post How Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/20/201811 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Triple Threat That Makes Minority Groups Sabotage Diversity & Inclusion [Research Breakdown]

There’s an assumption that increasing the number of underrepresented groups in the selection process will eventually result in more underrepresented groups being chosen for senior opportunities. Find out about research that says the exact opposite! Here are some key messages from this episode: The Triple Threat that makes members of underrepresented groups block Diversity & … The Triple Threat That Makes Minority Groups Sabotage Diversity & Inclusion [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post The Triple Threat That Makes Minority Groups Sabotage Diversity & Inclusion [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/13/20188 minutes, 28 seconds
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How Employee Resource Groups Can Save You Millions A Step-By-Step Guide For Inclusion [Interview with David Clark]

Did You know that Employee Resource Groups can actually SAVE you money? Find out about a research backed business case for employee resource groups that you need to understand Here are some key messages from this episode: Research that shows a compelling business case for diversity Evidence to show the business impact of employee resource … How Employee Resource Groups Can Save You Millions A Step-By-Step Guide For Inclusion [Interview with David Clark] Read More » The post How Employee Resource Groups Can Save You Millions A Step-By-Step Guide For Inclusion [Interview with David Clark] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/6/201843 minutes, 27 seconds
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The 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives Are Elitist That No One Wants To Acknowledge

Did it ever occur to you how many Diversity and Inclusion initiatives are elitist?  Find out why so many of these projects aren’t intended to benefit everyone Here are some key messages from this episode: Why so many Diversity and Inclusion initiatives are secretly elitist How the penalty for being average is greater for underrepresented … The 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives Are Elitist That No One Wants To Acknowledge Read More » The post The 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives Are Elitist That No One Wants To Acknowledge appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/30/20189 minutes, 55 seconds
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Why Using the Term “Minority Groups” Is A Problem For Diversity

The term minority, ethnic minority, racial minority and even minority groups are used a lot around Diversity & Inclusion.  Find out why the term minority groups is about to become dated Here are some key messages from this episode: Why the generic use of the term “minority” needs to be revisited The reason why the … Why Using the Term “Minority Groups” Is A Problem For Diversity Read More » The post Why Using the Term “Minority Groups” Is A Problem For Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/23/20188 minutes, 28 seconds
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The 3 Types Of Employee Resource Group You Need to Understand To Create Inclusion

You could be wasting a lot of time and resources doing the wrong thing! Find out why understanding the type of employee resource group you have is crucial for your success on your inclusion journey Here are some key messages from this episode 3 different types of employee resource groups that you need to know … The 3 Types Of Employee Resource Group You Need to Understand To Create Inclusion Read More » The post The 3 Types Of Employee Resource Group You Need to Understand To Create Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/16/20189 minutes
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How To Challenge Perceptions and Maximise the Potential of Black Women in the UK Workplace [Book Review]

Is anyone in your office a Trusted Black Girl? Find out about a book that explains what this means and why you this matters to you Here are some key messages from this episode: My enthusiasm about this book How this book moves beyond intersectional rhetoric The hidden experiences the book reveals and much much … How To Challenge Perceptions and Maximise the Potential of Black Women in the UK Workplace [Book Review] Read More » The post How To Challenge Perceptions and Maximise the Potential of Black Women in the UK Workplace [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/9/201810 minutes, 55 seconds
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Why Some People Have A Problem With Me Helping You To Become More Inclusive

There are people out there who really aren’t happy with the work I’m doing to help you create an inclusive workplace Find out who they are, their reasons and what I’m going to do about it Here are some key messages from this episode: Why some academics don’t like what I’m doing Why some “experts” … Why Some People Have A Problem With Me Helping You To Become More Inclusive Read More » The post Why Some People Have A Problem With Me Helping You To Become More Inclusive appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/2/201810 minutes, 30 seconds
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3 Reasons You Should Conduct Social Experiments in Your Employee Resource Groups to Promote Diversity

Today I’m going to talk about conducting a social experiment. And guess what, the subject of the experiment is you… Here are some key messages from this episode: Why you should think of your employee resource group as a lab Why your processes should differ for reversible decisions and non reversible decisions Why you should … 3 Reasons You Should Conduct Social Experiments in Your Employee Resource Groups to Promote Diversity Read More » The post 3 Reasons You Should Conduct Social Experiments in Your Employee Resource Groups to Promote Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/25/20187 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Huge Mistakes You’re Making During Black History Month And Other “Big Ticket” Calendar Events

In the UK it’s Black History Month in October and it’s likely that your organisation is about to repeat the same huge mistake it makes every year! Find out how to avoid this not only for Black History month but for all Big Ticket Diversity Events Here are some key messages from this episode: Why … The Huge Mistakes You’re Making During Black History Month And Other “Big Ticket” Calendar Events Read More » The post The Huge Mistakes You’re Making During Black History Month And Other “Big Ticket” Calendar Events appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/18/20189 minutes, 31 seconds
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How I’m Going To Support Your Inclusion Goals On A One To One Basis

I’ve been thinking it’s time that you and I had an honest conversation about Diversity and Inclusion.   Find out how any why I think that this should happen Here are some key messages from this episode: Why I want to have a conversation with you so that I can help you personally How I’m going … How I’m Going To Support Your Inclusion Goals On A One To One Basis Read More » The post How I’m Going To Support Your Inclusion Goals On A One To One Basis appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/11/20188 minutes, 21 seconds
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3 Reasons Why “Bring Your Whole Self” Is Such Bad Advice For Diversity

When people talk about Inclusion someone always says that you should be able to bring your whole self to work. Find out why this is such bad advice Here are some key messages from this episode: Why bringing your whole self to work may be a bad idea The misleading argument against bringing your whole … 3 Reasons Why “Bring Your Whole Self” Is Such Bad Advice For Diversity Read More » The post 3 Reasons Why “Bring Your Whole Self” Is Such Bad Advice For Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/4/201810 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Reason You Are Ignoring The Diversity Promises Your Company Is Making To You

Your organisation has made a Diversity Promise to you. Find out why it may not be the one that you think. Here are some key messages from this episode: The Diversity Promise Your Company is making to you Psychological Contracts and the hidden agreement that you’re ignoring The reason why this is going to be … The Reason You Are Ignoring The Diversity Promises Your Company Is Making To You Read More » The post The Reason You Are Ignoring The Diversity Promises Your Company Is Making To You appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/28/20188 minutes, 22 seconds
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Why Your Employee Resource Group Needs To Create Quality Products To Promote Diversity

Have you ever thought about the quality of the products that you were creating in your resource group?  Find out what you can do to be different.  In todays show I discuss several things including: Why you need to establish quality control, really quickly! The reason your engagements may be too short The essential training … Why Your Employee Resource Group Needs To Create Quality Products To Promote Diversity Read More » The post Why Your Employee Resource Group Needs To Create Quality Products To Promote Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/21/20189 minutes, 56 seconds
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Why Being Told To “Get A Mentor” Is Such Bad Advice For Inclusion

One of the most persistent, most misleading pieces of career advice that you will ever hear is “get a mentor.”  Find out why, in the 21st Century, what we need to think about are developmental networks Here are some key messages from this episode Why being told to “get a mentor” can be ineffective The … Why Being Told To “Get A Mentor” Is Such Bad Advice For Inclusion Read More » The post Why Being Told To “Get A Mentor” Is Such Bad Advice For Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/14/201810 minutes, 20 seconds
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The 3 Types Of Burnout Employees Experience But No One Talks About

Did it ever occur to that with maybe you’re doing too much, and this could lead to burnout? Find out about a secret weapon that can protect you against this Here are some key messages from this episode: Why you may be headed towards burnout How slowing down can support your inclusion goals Your secret … The 3 Types Of Burnout Employees Experience But No One Talks About Read More » The post The 3 Types Of Burnout Employees Experience But No One Talks About appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/7/20188 minutes, 25 seconds
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Why I’m Guilty of Oversharing And Why It’s Going To Change My Inclusion Journey

Each and every week we share a lot of information we think could be useful to you. Find out why I’ve come to the conclusion we’ve been sharing too much information! Here are some key messages from this episode Over sharing, how we’ve been guilty of this Why sharing is at the heart of your … Why I’m Guilty of Oversharing And Why It’s Going To Change My Inclusion Journey Read More » The post Why I’m Guilty of Oversharing And Why It’s Going To Change My Inclusion Journey appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/31/20187 minutes, 46 seconds
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How Employee Resource Groups Can Promote Sustainable Inclusive Business Practices [Research Breakdown]

We spend a lot of time examining employee resource groups concerned with social identity such as race, gender or sexual orientation. Find out about groups that aren’t concerned with identity Here are some key messages from this episode: Employee resource groups not concerned with social identity How employee resource groups are being to promote sustainable … How Employee Resource Groups Can Promote Sustainable Inclusive Business Practices [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post How Employee Resource Groups Can Promote Sustainable Inclusive Business Practices [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/24/201814 minutes, 54 seconds
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Whistling Vivaldi How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do [Book Review]

In this episode I’m reviewing a book that has a special place in my heart. Find out about Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do. Here are some key messages from this episode: Stereotype threat what it means and why you should care How literally Whistling the music of Vivaldi changed … Whistling Vivaldi How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do [Book Review] Read More » The post Whistling Vivaldi How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/17/201817 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Biggest Mistake Employee Resource Groups Make When Working With Role Models

Role Models are often portrayed as the solution to many of the challenges that minority groups experience in the workplace. Find out what this actually means and how can you use role models in your resource group? Here are some key messages from this episode The biggest mistake that employee resource groups make when working … The Biggest Mistake Employee Resource Groups Make When Working With Role Models Read More » The post The Biggest Mistake Employee Resource Groups Make When Working With Role Models appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/10/201811 minutes, 10 seconds
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3 Experiences That Reminded Me Of The Importance of Our Inclusive Community

Confessions, Community & Employee Resource Groups. Find out why I have a confession to make. Here are some key messages from this episode: My confession and how I plan to address it Three recent experiences that have reminded me of the importance of building a community My new contribution towards creating change and much much … 3 Experiences That Reminded Me Of The Importance of Our Inclusive Community Read More » The post 3 Experiences That Reminded Me Of The Importance of Our Inclusive Community appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/3/20189 minutes, 29 seconds
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How LGBT Employee Resource Groups Changed The Workplace Forever [Research Breakdown]

Employee resource groups have evolved. Find out how by looking at some of the most influential publications in the field. Here are some key messages from this episode: An influential paper that everyone who is serious about employee resource groups knows about The employee resource group spectrum How LGBT resource groups in the US evolved … How LGBT Employee Resource Groups Changed The Workplace Forever [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post How LGBT Employee Resource Groups Changed The Workplace Forever [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/26/201812 minutes, 24 seconds
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The 4 Phases That Inclusive Employee Resource Groups Must Experience To Evolve [Research Breakdown]

Employee Resource Groups have evolved. Find out how as I look at some of the most influential publications in the field. Here are some key messages from this episode An influential paper that everyone who is serious about employee resource groups knows about The four phases that employee resource groups must experience in order to … The 4 Phases That Inclusive Employee Resource Groups Must Experience To Evolve [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post The 4 Phases That Inclusive Employee Resource Groups Must Experience To Evolve [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/19/201813 minutes, 14 seconds
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The 5 Types Of People You Need In Your Professional Network [Book Review]

What sort of people do you need in your professional network? Find out as I review a book that helps you to understand your professional network through an inclusive lens. Here are some key messages from this episode: The five types of people that you should consider in your professional network The importance of your … The 5 Types Of People You Need In Your Professional Network [Book Review] Read More » The post The 5 Types Of People You Need In Your Professional Network [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/12/201814 minutes, 13 seconds
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How Employee Resource Groups Help Employees To Remain In The Company For Longer [Interview with David Clark]

Do employee resource groups have a business impact? Find out the extent to which, having an employee resource group stops people leaving your organisation. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why people leave organisations The relationship between resource groups and staff retention The importance of choosing the right name for your employee resource … How Employee Resource Groups Help Employees To Remain In The Company For Longer [Interview with David Clark] Read More » The post How Employee Resource Groups Help Employees To Remain In The Company For Longer [Interview with David Clark] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/5/201842 minutes
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How Transparency Between Employee Resource Groups Can Generate Trust [Research Breakdown]

Some resource groups perform better than others. Find out why! Here are some key messages from this episode: Why transparency in resource groups can help to generate trust even if things don’t go as planned Sometimes shared experiences can be more appropriate than shared identity The reason why Intersectionality and diversity exists within and between … How Transparency Between Employee Resource Groups Can Generate Trust [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post How Transparency Between Employee Resource Groups Can Generate Trust [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/29/201812 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Reason Our Inclusive Community Is So Important [1st Year Birthday Show]

This episode marks the first anniversary of the podcast. Find out why it may not be for everyone! Here are some key messages from this episode: My personal gratitude for your support over the past year The reason why our global community is so important How we are going to rebrand, expand and much much … The Reason Our Inclusive Community Is So Important [1st Year Birthday Show] Read More » The post The Reason Our Inclusive Community Is So Important [1st Year Birthday Show] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/22/201814 minutes, 53 seconds
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How To Avoid The False Belief That Employee Resource Groups Are Competing Against Each other [Research Breakdown]

Should well performing resource groups collaborate with less effective groups? Find out what collaboration look like in real life. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why resource groups often think that they are in competition with each other Examples of how creative thinking can benefit employee resource groups and the organisation The reason … How To Avoid The False Belief That Employee Resource Groups Are Competing Against Each other [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post How To Avoid The False Belief That Employee Resource Groups Are Competing Against Each other [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/15/201815 minutes, 32 seconds
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Why The National Day for Staff Networks Is So Important For Inclusion [Interview]

The National Day for Staff Networks is an important part of bringing DEI communities together. Find out more as I talk to the National committee. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why the National Day for Staff Networks is needed How Staff Networks make work better How you can get involved with the … Why The National Day for Staff Networks Is So Important For Inclusion [Interview] Read More » The post Why The National Day for Staff Networks Is So Important For Inclusion [Interview] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/8/20181 hour, 2 seconds
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Why Some Of You Were Unhappy With The Way I Talked About Race

You can’t please all of the people all of the time! Find out why some people don’t like the emphasis I’ve placed on race and ethnicity in the workplace. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why some listeners really didn’t like some recent shows Why we need to think critically and challenge accepted … Why Some Of You Were Unhappy With The Way I Talked About Race Read More » The post Why Some Of You Were Unhappy With The Way I Talked About Race appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/1/201810 minutes, 42 seconds
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A Beginner’s Guide To How Racism At Work Has Evolved [Book Review]

Today I’m reviewing the book: Racism at Work: The Danger of Indifference. Find out why there’s been quite a bit of media coverage about this book. s Here are some key messages from this episode: Why people should read this book and the reason why some probably won’t The constructed nature of racism that most … A Beginner’s Guide To How Racism At Work Has Evolved [Book Review] Read More » The post A Beginner’s Guide To How Racism At Work Has Evolved [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/24/201814 minutes, 38 seconds
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Why Welcoming Your Identity But Not Your Ability Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown]

There’s a lot of evidence to show that discrimination of all kinds exists in organisations. Find out why it’s often hard to identity or intervene. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why tokenism is so common Why Tokenism undermines inclusive strategies The reason your employee resource groups may be used as a form … Why Welcoming Your Identity But Not Your Ability Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post Why Welcoming Your Identity But Not Your Ability Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/17/20188 minutes, 2 seconds
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Why Back Handed Compliments Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown]

There’s a lot of evidence to show that discrimination of all kinds exists in organisations. Find out about a covert form of prejudice that is SO subtle that when you observe it actually looks like a compliment. Here are some key messages from this episode: The difference between prejudice and discrimination How compliments can be … Why Back Handed Compliments Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post Why Back Handed Compliments Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/10/20189 minutes, 58 seconds
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Why Deliberately Making You Feel Abnormal Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown]

There’s a lot of evidence to show that discrimination of all kinds exists in organisations. Find out why it’s often hard to identity or intervene. Here are some key messages from this episode: Covert discrimination and why it’s so insidious How some examples may even appear to be friendly interest How employee resource groups can … Why Deliberately Making You Feel Abnormal Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post Why Deliberately Making You Feel Abnormal Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
4/3/201811 minutes, 37 seconds
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The 3 Strategies That Help Employees From Minority Groups To Feel More Authentic In The Workplace [Research Breakdown]

The need to be authentic in the workplace is one of the most compelling reasons for people wanting to join employee resource groups. Find out about the challenges of authenticity in the workplace and some potential solutions you may find useful. Here are some key messages from this episode: The reason why employees want to … The 3 Strategies That Help Employees From Minority Groups To Feel More Authentic In The Workplace [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post The 3 Strategies That Help Employees From Minority Groups To Feel More Authentic In The Workplace [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/27/201811 minutes, 27 seconds
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Why Having a Babyface Helps Black Leaders in the Workplace [Research Breakdown]

In order to make it to the top of an organisation, the way you look matters.  Find out why, if you come from a stigmatised group, having a baby face is useful for employees who want to make it the C Suite. Here are some key messages from this episode: The reason why having a … Why Having a Babyface Helps Black Leaders in the Workplace [Research Breakdown] Read More » The post Why Having a Babyface Helps Black Leaders in the Workplace [Research Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/20/201811 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Advanced Guide To Building Disability Smart Organisations [Interview with George Selvanera]

Disability in the workplace is a bigger issue than you may think. Find out  more as I interview George Selvanera, former Director of Policy, Services and Communications at Business Disability Forum Here are some key messages from this episode: The common mistake made when managing people with disabilities in the workplace The compelling reason why … The Advanced Guide To Building Disability Smart Organisations [Interview with George Selvanera] Read More » The post The Advanced Guide To Building Disability Smart Organisations [Interview with George Selvanera] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/13/201838 minutes, 59 seconds
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How Male Allies Can Support Women for Gender Equality In The Workplace [Book Review]

Can male allies accelerate gender parity? Find out as I review a book that talks about allies. Here are some key messages from this episode: What Allies are and some of the challenges this book raises when talking about them The role of Allies in promoting gender parity in the workplace The 4 key prejudices … How Male Allies Can Support Women for Gender Equality In The Workplace [Book Review] Read More » The post How Male Allies Can Support Women for Gender Equality In The Workplace [Book Review] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
3/6/201815 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Two Primary Strategies Used By Organisations Trying to Increase Diverse Representation At Senior Level

Today, I want to talk about the representation of minority groups within the workplace. Find out why the release of the Black Panther movie draws attention to how black people are represented in the media as a whole. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why representation is such a hot topic The two … The Two Primary Strategies Used By Organisations Trying to Increase Diverse Representation At Senior Level Read More » The post The Two Primary Strategies Used By Organisations Trying to Increase Diverse Representation At Senior Level appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/27/201811 minutes, 47 seconds
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Diversity Climate Vs. Inclusion Climate A Guide To Understanding What They Mean In Your Workplace

I’ve been reminded how different the climate is in different parts of the world. Find out if diversity and inclusion climates also vary between different organisations. Here are some key messages from this episode: The difference between Diversity Climates & Inclusion Climates The relationship between employee resource groups and Diversity Climates The difficulty for organisations … Diversity Climate Vs. Inclusion Climate A Guide To Understanding What They Mean In Your Workplace Read More » The post Diversity Climate Vs. Inclusion Climate A Guide To Understanding What They Mean In Your Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/20/201811 minutes, 11 seconds
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Everything You Need To Know About Delivering through Diversity The Follow Up Study To The Famous McKinsey Report [Report Breakdown]

Let’s talk about the McKinsey Report: Delivering Through Diversity.  Find out why this report is important because of how it will be interpreted. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why the Delivering Through Diversity report is important The Key findings of the report. The Key limitations of the report and much much more. … Everything You Need To Know About Delivering through Diversity The Follow Up Study To The Famous McKinsey Report [Report Breakdown] Read More » The post Everything You Need To Know About Delivering through Diversity The Follow Up Study To The Famous McKinsey Report [Report Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/13/201815 minutes, 9 seconds
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Talking About Intersectionality? Avoid These Common Diversity Mistakes

In my experience, Intersectionality is one of those terms that is thrown around casually by people in the field of Diversity & Inclusion but is rarely explained or discussed thoroughly. Find out the importance of Intersectionality and what this means for individuals. Here are some key messages from this episode: Where the term Intersectionality comes … Talking About Intersectionality? Avoid These Common Diversity Mistakes Read More » The post Talking About Intersectionality? Avoid These Common Diversity Mistakes appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
2/5/201811 minutes, 48 seconds
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The 3 Big Mistakes That Employee Resource Groups Make On Their Corporate Websites When Promoting Diversity

How are employee resource groups presented on corporate websites? Find out about a number of common practices that could actually be damaging efforts to become a more inclusive workplace. Here are some key messages from this episode: The common practices on your company website that may be undermining your efforts to be an inclusive workplace … The 3 Big Mistakes That Employee Resource Groups Make On Their Corporate Websites When Promoting Diversity Read More » The post The 3 Big Mistakes That Employee Resource Groups Make On Their Corporate Websites When Promoting Diversity appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/30/201811 minutes, 53 seconds
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The 3 Reasons Why Women’s Employee Resource Groups Are So Effective for Inclusion

Women’s employee resource groups seem to be the largest, best funded and best supported employee resource group in any organisation. Find out what this actually means and why this matters to your organisations. Here are some key messages from this episode: Three key themes identified from the report about women’s employee resource groups The five … The 3 Reasons Why Women’s Employee Resource Groups Are So Effective for Inclusion Read More » The post The 3 Reasons Why Women’s Employee Resource Groups Are So Effective for Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
1/23/201814 minutes, 33 seconds
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How I Supported Your Inclusion Journey in 2017 & My Inclusion Predictions For 2018

Today, I give a brief review of 2017 and then make some predictions for 2018 based on some patterns and trends that I’ve noticed. Find out what I got right (and wrong)! Here are some key messages from this episode: My quick review of 2017 My predictions for 2018 My big plans for the future … How I Supported Your Inclusion Journey in 2017 & My Inclusion Predictions For 2018 Read More » The post How I Supported Your Inclusion Journey in 2017 & My Inclusion Predictions For 2018 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/19/201713 minutes, 12 seconds
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The 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Jargon Is Harming Your Organisation

Business leaders have a bad reputation for using unnecessary jargon in the workplace. Find out how when it comes to matters of Diversity & Inclusion it seems that jargon is raised to a whole new level. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why Jargon can be used as a lazy way to grab … The 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Jargon Is Harming Your Organisation Read More » The post The 3 Reasons Why Diversity & Inclusion Jargon Is Harming Your Organisation appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/12/201712 minutes, 50 seconds
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A Beginner’s Guide To Identity Work And Why You Need To Understand It To Promote Diversity & Inclusion

There’s an interesting concept that is at the heart of why individuals both seek out and avoid employee resource groups. Find out about identity work. Here are some key messages from this episode: Identity work, why you’re probably already doing it. The burden that identity work places on members of minority groups Why identity work … A Beginner’s Guide To Identity Work And Why You Need To Understand It To Promote Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post A Beginner’s Guide To Identity Work And Why You Need To Understand It To Promote Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
12/5/20179 minutes, 44 seconds
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Why The 2 Core Functions Of An Employee Resource Group Matter For Diversity & Inclusion

Today, I want to talk about one of the most common questions that I get asked about employee resource groups. Find out about the core functions of an employee resource group. Here are some key messages from this episode: One of the most common questions that I get asked about employee resource groups. The huge … Why The 2 Core Functions Of An Employee Resource Group Matter For Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post Why The 2 Core Functions Of An Employee Resource Group Matter For Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/28/20178 minutes, 45 seconds
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The 3 Important Patterns That Reveal Why Employee Resource Groups Are The Key To Developing An Inclusive Workplace

I’m trying to connect the dots in terms of best practices, habits and other important pieces of information.  Find out why employee resource groups are the key to an inclusive workplace. Here are some key messages from this episode: The three important patterns that my guests keep highlighting about employee resource groups Some observations about … The 3 Important Patterns That Reveal Why Employee Resource Groups Are The Key To Developing An Inclusive Workplace Read More » The post The 3 Important Patterns That Reveal Why Employee Resource Groups Are The Key To Developing An Inclusive Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/21/201710 minutes, 28 seconds
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How Employee Resource Groups Will Create Diverse and Inclusive Business Opportunities In The Future [Interview with Fernando Serpa]

Today I’m speaking with Fernando Serpa, Director of the Association of ERG and Diversity Councils. Find out about Fernando’s bird’s eye view of employee resource groups and inclusion. Here are some key messages from this episode: The unique Awards Ceremony that Fernando is a part of The evolution of employee resource groups over the past … How Employee Resource Groups Will Create Diverse and Inclusive Business Opportunities In The Future [Interview with Fernando Serpa] Read More » The post How Employee Resource Groups Will Create Diverse and Inclusive Business Opportunities In The Future [Interview with Fernando Serpa] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/14/201723 minutes, 32 seconds
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Here’s Why Focusing On The Bottom Of The Pyramid Builds Diversity & Inclusion

Today, I want to talk about Diversity, Inclusion and people. Find out why people are the most important part of any organisation Here are some key messages from this episode: How employee resource groups solve the biggest problem of organisations that are trying to become more inclusive. Why direct engagement of employees is essential for … Here’s Why Focusing On The Bottom Of The Pyramid Builds Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post Here’s Why Focusing On The Bottom Of The Pyramid Builds Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
11/7/20178 minutes, 27 seconds
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Everything You Need To Know About The Famous McKinsey Report ‘Why Diversity Matters’ [Report Breakdown]

The McKinsey Report:  Why Diversity Matters is one of the most cited sources used to justify the business case for diversity in organisations. Find out why I think it is one of the most misrepresented or misquoted reports! Here are some key messages from this episode: Why the McKinsey Report: Diversity Matters is important Key … Everything You Need To Know About The Famous McKinsey Report ‘Why Diversity Matters’ [Report Breakdown] Read More » The post Everything You Need To Know About The Famous McKinsey Report ‘Why Diversity Matters’ [Report Breakdown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/31/201720 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Reality of How Employee Resource Groups Can Create An Inclusive Culture

Today, I want to talk about cultural change and inclusion. Find out why changing organisational culture is one of the 3 biggest problems that organisations experience when they try to become more inclusive. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why common ideas about cultural change are limited in their approach The elegant yet … The Reality of How Employee Resource Groups Can Create An Inclusive Culture Read More » The post The Reality of How Employee Resource Groups Can Create An Inclusive Culture appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/23/201712 minutes, 1 second
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An Inside Look At The Challenges Of Managing One Of The Most Diverse Organisations In The World [Interview with Michael Collins]

Michael Collins is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion for New York City Transit Find out about his unique and powerful insights that are of incredible value to all of us. Here are some key messages from this episode: The reason New York City Transit is a unique organisation The elegant rule Michael introduced to … An Inside Look At The Challenges Of Managing One Of The Most Diverse Organisations In The World [Interview with Michael Collins] Read More » The post An Inside Look At The Challenges Of Managing One Of The Most Diverse Organisations In The World [Interview with Michael Collins] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/16/201741 minutes, 22 seconds
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How Employee Resource Groups Can Create Inclusive Change With Allies [Interview with Jennifer Brown]

Today I’m speaking with Jennifer Browns one of the worlds leading experts on employee resource groups. Find out why her white papers are some of the most cited resources I’ve encountered by both academics and practitioners. Here are some key messages from this episode: Jennifer’s predictions for the future of work and employee resource groups … How Employee Resource Groups Can Create Inclusive Change With Allies [Interview with Jennifer Brown] Read More » The post How Employee Resource Groups Can Create Inclusive Change With Allies [Interview with Jennifer Brown] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/7/201749 minutes, 35 seconds
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Why We Desperately Need Deep Knowledge Experts To Create An Inclusive Workplace

Diversity & Inclusion is an emerging field. Find out some of my thoughts and opinions about this emerging field. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why what got us here won’t take us there Why deep expertise and knowledge is going to be necessary for lasting change The role of Diversity & Inclusion … Why We Desperately Need Deep Knowledge Experts To Create An Inclusive Workplace Read More » The post Why We Desperately Need Deep Knowledge Experts To Create An Inclusive Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
10/3/20179 minutes, 45 seconds
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Creating Your Future Your Ambition With Inclusive Role Models [Interview with Rashada Harry]

Rashada Harry is Co Founder of social enterprise Your Future Your Ambition  Find out about her in this rare interview. Here are some key messages from this episode: Your Ambition, why it is important and necessary The responsibility employee resource groups have to their communities and organisations Social Awareness and why it matters to organisations and … Creating Your Future Your Ambition With Inclusive Role Models [Interview with Rashada Harry] Read More » The post Creating Your Future Your Ambition With Inclusive Role Models [Interview with Rashada Harry] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/25/201736 minutes, 12 seconds
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Here’s Why Staff Networks Have Such Incredible Power for Diversity & Inclusion [Interview with Cherron Inko Tariah MBE]

Cherron Inko Tariah MBE is the author of The Incredible Power of Staff Networks and the creator of the National Day of Staff Networks. Find out about considerable experience in this rare interview. Here are some key messages from this episode: The Staff Network vs. Employee Resource Group conversation The biggest frustration that employee resource groups experience in … Here’s Why Staff Networks Have Such Incredible Power for Diversity & Inclusion [Interview with Cherron Inko Tariah MBE] Read More » The post Here’s Why Staff Networks Have Such Incredible Power for Diversity & Inclusion [Interview with Cherron Inko Tariah MBE] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/18/20171 hour, 26 seconds
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Why Mindful Exclusion Is Important To Inclusive Leaders [Interview with Justine Lutterodt]

Justine Lutterodt is the Founder of the Centre for Synchronous Leadership and judge for the UK Diversity Legal Awards and Workplace Gender Equality Awards. Find out about her considerable experience in this rare interview. Here are some key messages from this episode: Why “Mindful Exclusion” is important to leaders Why people who are different need to “bridge” in order to … Why Mindful Exclusion Is Important To Inclusive Leaders [Interview with Justine Lutterodt] Read More » The post Why Mindful Exclusion Is Important To Inclusive Leaders [Interview with Justine Lutterodt] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/11/201737 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Inclusion Dilemma Facing Hiring Managers That No One Talks About [Interview with Cynthia Davis] 

Cynthia Davis is the Founder and CEO of BAME Recruitment. She has 20+ years of experience working in industry. Find out about considerable experience in this rare interview. Here are some key messages from this episode: The tactics used by recruiters to place candidates in front of hiring managers The Dilemma facing recruiters who wish to promote … The Inclusion Dilemma Facing Hiring Managers That No One Talks About [Interview with Cynthia Davis]  Read More » The post The Inclusion Dilemma Facing Hiring Managers That No One Talks About [Interview with Cynthia Davis]  appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
9/4/201739 minutes, 32 seconds
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Are Employee Resource Groups Passé? Here’s An Answer To Why They Matter For Diversity & Inclusion

Deloitte decided to phase out their employee resource groups as part of their efforts to become more inclusive. Find out more and make your own mind up. Here are some key messages from this episode: Deloitte’s recent decision to phase out employee resource groups The reasons why this may approach may be suitable for them but not … Are Employee Resource Groups Passé? Here’s An Answer To Why They Matter For Diversity & Inclusion Read More » The post Are Employee Resource Groups Passé? Here’s An Answer To Why They Matter For Diversity & Inclusion appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/29/201710 minutes, 32 seconds
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How the London 2012 Olympics Made A Big Deal Out Of Diversity [Interview with Stephen Frost]

Stephen Frost was the Head of Diversity & Inclusion for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012. Find out why the 2012 Olympics made a big deal out of diversity. Here are some key messages from this episode: The ground breaking work Stephen did with Stonewall The three step Diversity & Inclusion process Stephen … How the London 2012 Olympics Made A Big Deal Out Of Diversity [Interview with Stephen Frost] Read More » The post How the London 2012 Olympics Made A Big Deal Out Of Diversity [Interview with Stephen Frost] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/21/201733 minutes, 11 seconds
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What You Can Learn From The Trusted Black Girl In Your Office [Interview with Roianne Nedd]

Roianne Nedd is an author and amplifier of women’s voices. Find out about her considerable experience in a rare interview. Here are some key messages from this episode: How Women of Colour become invisible in the workplace The role of employee resource groups in amplifying voices Two Types of Bias: Unconscious & Actual Play the episode … What You Can Learn From The Trusted Black Girl In Your Office [Interview with Roianne Nedd] Read More » The post What You Can Learn From The Trusted Black Girl In Your Office [Interview with Roianne Nedd] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/14/201751 minutes, 55 seconds
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Diversity Warning: The Public Health Crisis Hiding In Plain Sight [Interview with Leyla Okhai]

Leyla Okhai is the founder and CEO of Diverse Minds and co-author of an important study on neurodiversity in the workplace. Find out about her considerable experience. Here are some key messages from this episode: The public health crisis hiding in plain sight The “Menu” metaphor that Leyla uses to illustrate the importance of an … Diversity Warning: The Public Health Crisis Hiding In Plain Sight [Interview with Leyla Okhai] Read More » The post Diversity Warning: The Public Health Crisis Hiding In Plain Sight [Interview with Leyla Okhai] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
8/6/201735 minutes, 29 seconds
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These Mistakes Are Preventing You From Having A Fair & Inclusive Hiring Process [Interview with Olivier Vidal]

Olivier Vidal is an as an Entrepreneurial Socialist. And founder of  The Fair Hiring Project Find out his perspective on recruitment as a discipline. Here are some key messages from this episode: The universal skills that transcend Diversity & Inclusion challenges The market failure that places “outsiders” at a disadvantage The problem with the common advice recruiters give … These Mistakes Are Preventing You From Having A Fair & Inclusive Hiring Process [Interview with Olivier Vidal] Read More » The post These Mistakes Are Preventing You From Having A Fair & Inclusive Hiring Process [Interview with Olivier Vidal] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/31/201730 minutes, 17 seconds
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The 3 Ways I Am Fighting To Help You Create An Inclusive Workplace

I’ve hit a milestone in my Inclusion Journey.  Find out my secret goal. Here’s some key messages from this episode:  The journey I’m experiencing as part of the podcast The 3 primary roles of the podcast My Grand Vision  Play the episode for more. Here are some key takeaways from this episode: The quality of the guests are … The 3 Ways I Am Fighting To Help You Create An Inclusive Workplace Read More » The post The 3 Ways I Am Fighting To Help You Create An Inclusive Workplace appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/24/201710 minutes, 55 seconds
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How Nielsen Creates An Inclusive Culture Using Employee Resource Groups [Interview with Portia McCahill & Petra Tileschova]

Portia McCahill and Petra Tileschova launched their employee resource group MOSAIC in Media Research Company Nielsen.  Find out about how to create an impact on the culture of a business.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  The underlying reason for creating MOSAIC The social experiment Petra used to test the UK job market How they plan to use employee … How Nielsen Creates An Inclusive Culture Using Employee Resource Groups [Interview with Portia McCahill & Petra Tileschova] Read More » The post How Nielsen Creates An Inclusive Culture Using Employee Resource Groups [Interview with Portia McCahill & Petra Tileschova] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/18/201720 minutes, 14 seconds
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Why Authenticity Truly Matters When Creating An Inclusive Workplace [Interview with Antoinette Boateng]

Antoinette Boateng is a Global Inclusion Specialist and a 20 year veteran of the “people” space.  Find out about true authenticity from someone who lives and breathes it.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  The reasons why Diversity & Inclusion being a “small world” causes problems The importance of authenticity to Antoinette’s work … Why Authenticity Truly Matters When Creating An Inclusive Workplace [Interview with Antoinette Boateng] Read More » The post Why Authenticity Truly Matters When Creating An Inclusive Workplace [Interview with Antoinette Boateng] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/8/201736 minutes, 51 seconds
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Why The Insurance Industry Has Put Diversity & Inclusion Front And Centre [Interview with Huw Evans]

Huw Evans is the Director General of the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Find out about a key figure in Insurance in Part 3 of a 3 part series.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  How the ABI can play a role in promoting diversity and inclusion in Insurance The need for intelligent debates and not … Why The Insurance Industry Has Put Diversity & Inclusion Front And Centre [Interview with Huw Evans] Read More » The post Why The Insurance Industry Has Put Diversity & Inclusion Front And Centre [Interview with Huw Evans] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
7/3/201723 minutes, 15 seconds
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How Your Inclusive Journey Can Boost Your Career [Interview with Rose St Louis]

Rose St Louis is former Head of Partnership Development at Zurich Insurance UK. Find out about a key figure in the launch of ICAN, the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network  Here are some key messages from this episode:  The meaning of the Gender Pensions Gap How Employee Resource Groups can be used to develop products Some interesting strategy development … How Your Inclusive Journey Can Boost Your Career [Interview with Rose St Louis] Read More » The post How Your Inclusive Journey Can Boost Your Career [Interview with Rose St Louis] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/26/201740 minutes, 33 seconds
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How Staff Networks Create Value Through Inclusive Collaboration [Interview with Ajay Mistry]

Ajay Mistry is the CoFounder of ICAN and former Chair of the Multicultural Network at AON UK.  Find out about a key figure in the launch of ICAN, the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network in Part 1 of a 3 part series.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  Why a single multicultural resource group is necessary How collaboration can lead … How Staff Networks Create Value Through Inclusive Collaboration [Interview with Ajay Mistry] Read More » The post How Staff Networks Create Value Through Inclusive Collaboration [Interview with Ajay Mistry] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/19/201728 minutes, 37 seconds
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Demystifying Diversity: A Simple Guide To Inclusion [Interview with Gamiel Yafai] Part 2

Gamiel Yafai is author of Demystifying Diversity and an award winning Diversity & Inclusion Strategist.  Find out why he’s one of the most enduring figures in UK Diversity & Inclusion. Part 2 of a 2 part series.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  Why Gamiel felt that his book was necessary How Charity work influences Inclusion principles  … Demystifying Diversity: A Simple Guide To Inclusion [Interview with Gamiel Yafai] Part 2 Read More » The post Demystifying Diversity: A Simple Guide To Inclusion [Interview with Gamiel Yafai] Part 2 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/12/201734 minutes, 59 seconds
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Demystifying Diversity: A Simple Guide To Inclusion [Interview with Gamiel Yafai] Part 1

Gamiel Yafai is author of Demystifying Diversity and an award winning Diversity & Inclusion Strategist.  Find out why he’s one of the most enduring figures in UK Diversity & Inclusion. Part 1 of a 2 part series.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  A little known secret of the organisations that win Diversity & Inclusion awards … Demystifying Diversity: A Simple Guide To Inclusion [Interview with Gamiel Yafai] Part 1 Read More » The post Demystifying Diversity: A Simple Guide To Inclusion [Interview with Gamiel Yafai] Part 1 appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/12/201730 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Two Sides of Diversity No One Has Told You About [Interview with Dr Richard Norrie]

Dr Richard Norrie is the author of “Two Sides of Diversity”. Find out which is the most ethnically diverse job in the UK.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  The most ethnically diverse jobs in England & Wales The difference between the Rooney Rule and quotas  How the “Immigrant Promise” really works Play the … The Two Sides of Diversity No One Has Told You About [Interview with Dr Richard Norrie] Read More » The post The Two Sides of Diversity No One Has Told You About [Interview with Dr Richard Norrie] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
6/5/201736 minutes, 40 seconds
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The 30 Per Cent Club: How It Transformed Diversity & Inclusion in the UK Forever [Interview with Melanie Richards]

Melanie Richards is a Founder Member of the 30 Per Cent Club Steering Committee. Find out why she’s a prominent leader in Gender Equality in the UK.  Here are some key messages from this episode:  How the 30 Per cent Club benefitted from a “Happy Coincidence”  The importance of targets to increase Diversity within the workplace The potential of employee … The 30 Per Cent Club: How It Transformed Diversity & Inclusion in the UK Forever [Interview with Melanie Richards] Read More » The post The 30 Per Cent Club: How It Transformed Diversity & Inclusion in the UK Forever [Interview with Melanie Richards] appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/23/201743 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You

Recorded on an iPhone, this is the pilot episode of the show. Find out why I started my mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive. Here are some key messages from this episode: The 3 Biggest Problems organisations experience on their Inclusion Journey Why the “Business Case for Diversity” … The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You Read More » The post The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You appeared first on Element of Inclusion.
5/22/201716 minutes, 47 seconds