The Reasons You Shouldn’t Bring Your Whole Self to Work

When people talk about Inclusion in the workplace, sooner or later someone always says that you should be able to bring your whole self to work. This is often discussed in a very lazy way, because the truth is why would anyone want to bring their whole self to work? Today you’ll find out why  In todays show we discuss …

Diversity Promises and Why You’re Ignoring Them

Your organisation has made a Diversity Promise to you. But it may not be the one that you think. Sooner or later, that’s going to become a problem for you. Today you’ll find out why  In todays show we discuss several things including: The Diversity Promise You’re Company is making to you Psychological Contracts and the hidden agreement that you’re …

Why You Need Quality Products in Your Employee Resource Groups

Have you ever thought about the quality of the products that you were creating in your resource group? Most people don’t and this is why most groups are ineffective. 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 …

Developmental Networks: The Most Important Career Tool You’ve Never Heard Of

One of the most persistent, most misleading pieces of career advice that you will ever hear is “get a mentor.” This is an oversimplified piece of 20th Century way of thinking that simply doesn’t benefit everyone. In the 21st Century what we need to think about are developmental networks In todays show I discuss several things including: Why being told …

Breaks, Burnout & Employee Resource Groups

Did it ever occur to that with everything you’re doing at work, maybe you’re doing too much? And this could lead to burnout? Did you know that there’s a secret weapon that can protect you against this? In todays show I discuss several things including: Why you may be headed towards burnout How slowing down can support your inclusion goals …

Sharing, Oversharing & Employee Resource Groups

Each and every week we share a lot of information that we think could be useful to you but I’ve come to the conclusion that we’ve been sharing too much information. In todays show I discuss several things including: Over sharing, how we’ve been guilty of this Why sharing is at the heart of your employee resource group How we’re …

Environment, Sustainability & Employee Resource Groups

We spend a lot of time examining employee resource groups concerned with social identity such as race, gender or sexual orientation. In today’s show we’re going to discuss groups that aren’t concerned with identity In todays show I discuss several things including: Employee resource groups not concerned with social identity How employee resource groups are being to promote sustainable business …

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

In this episode I’m reviewing a book that has a special place in my heart. It’s a book that I have given as a gift to SO many people! The book is called Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do. It’s a book that addresses stereotypes in a way that is still not widely understood. In …

Role Models, Employee Resource Groups & The Right People

Today I’m talking about Role Models, Employee Resource Groups & The Right People. Role Models are often portrayed as the solution to many of the challenges that minority groups experience in the workplace. When anyone talks about employee resource groups, sooner or later you’re going to hear the words role model. But what does this actually mean and how can …

Confessions, Community & Employee Resource Groups

This episode is about Confessions, Community & Employee Resource Groups. I’ve got a confession to make, it’s something that I’ve wanted to address for a while but I’ve only just decided to address it now. In todays show I discuss several things including: My confession and how I plan to address it Three recent experiences that have reminded me of …