Mental: Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know about Mental Health [Book Review]

With everything that’s going on people are using words like crazy, insane, it’s nuts. We’re being told that social isolation is going to create some mental health issues for people What does this actually mean? This week we’re reviewing a Book that can help us to understand Get your pen and paper ready because we’re reviewing a book that talks …

The Relationship Between Social Isolation,Loneliness & Belonging

With all this talk about social isolation; Sooner or later you’re going to come across the word loneliness These two words are used interchangeably but they’re not the same thing Do you know what the opposite of loneliness is? Apparently it’s belonging, That’s a word that gets thrown around a lot these days but we think it’s often misrepresented. Get …

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 But for many in your workplace, social isolation isn’t something that happened in the past few weeks. It’s part of their day to day experience Get your pen and paper ready because we’re having a shared experience but for some of us it’s not …

How Social Exclusion Can Lead To Social Inclusion

Many of us around the world are united in our experience of social isolation Many of us around the world are united in our experience of social distancing But something unusual has happened Many of us around the world are finding that social exclusion is leading to social inclusion Get your pen and paper ready because we’re having a shared …

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 and the impact has not yet peaked But there’s another word that I don’t think is being used enough and that is reset. Get your pen and paper ready because we are in the middle of global shift. Some are describing this …

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men [Book Review]

It’s no secret that we live in a man’s world. In many ways women are invisible, women are being ignored in ways that you may not expect and I’ve learned that not only does this harm women but it’s literally costing women their lives Get your pen and paper ready because I’m reviewing a book that rigorously examines the extent …

Is Equality a Dated Term?

There’s a lot of talk about Diversity. With all this focus on being different What does that mean for equality? Get your pen and paper ready because I want to talk about Equality and why it may be a dated term. This is one of those inconvenient topics that a lot of people dodge because they don’t know how to …

What If Workplace Diversity Is A Scam?

What is Diversity is just a scam, another fad to waste our time and our money What if we’ve got all wrong? Get your pen and paper ready because before we talk about if Diversity is a scam I think it’s time we talked about a phenomenon that I’ve observed on social media, especially Linkedin that I think is starting …

The Lonely Life of A Diversity and Inclusion Leader

There’s a lot of talk about lived experiences and sharing authentic stories but there’s one experience that no seems to be bothered about and that’s the lived experience of a Diversity and Inclusion Leader. Here’s some of what I share in the show: There are huge knowledge gaps around what they do “There’s three aspects to discuss here. The first …

White Fragility [Book Review]

Why is it so difficult to have meaningful conversations about race and racism? I’ve got an answer that you’ve never heard before Get your pen and paper ready because I’m reviewing a book that looks at race and racism in a way that you’ve probably never come across before. The book is White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White …