3 Reasons Why There’s Not Enough Diversity in Coaching

Coaching is so important when it comes to career success but there’s a massive diversity and inclusion problem that needs to be addressed if coaches are going to make the impact that they should Get your pen and paper ready because I’m going to explain why coaching has got an interesting problem with Diversity and Inclusion and why fixing it …

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? Especially around International Women’s Day! Get your pen and paper ready because I’m going to give you 3 Reasons why Organisations Love Women’s Employee Resource Groups In todays show we discuss several things including: Why Gender Equality remains a priority Why Women’s Resource Groups are important for …

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. How many did you think I got right? Today you’re going to find out and I’m going to make some predictions for 2019. In todays show we discuss several things including: The predictions I got right for 2018 The predictions I got wrong for …

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? Today I’m reviewing a book that explains what this means and why you this matters to you In todays show I discuss several things including: My enthusiasm about this book How this book moves beyond intersectional rhetoric The hidden experiences the book reveals and much much more Here’s some of what …

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! Today, I’m going to tell you how can avoid this not only for Black History month but for all Big Ticket Diversity Events In todays show we discuss several things including: Why so …

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.” 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 …

How Transparency Between Employee Resource Groups Can Generate Trust [Research Breakdown]

This is the second of a two part series exploring competition amongst employee resource groups. If you look at enough organisations, you may find that some resource groups perform better than others, some have better reputations than others and some have access to more resources than others. This can lead to a belief that these groups should be competing against …

How To Avoid The False Belief That Employee Resource Groups Are Competing Against Eachother [Research Breakdown]

This is the first of a two part series about competition amongst employee resource groups. If you look at enough organisations, you may find that some resource groups perform better than others, some have better reputations than others and some have access to more resources than others. This can lead to a belief that these groups should be competing against …

Why Welcoming Your Identity But Not Your Ability Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown]

This is the third and final part of a three part series exploring subtle forms of discrimination in the workplace. As mentioned in the previous episodes, there’s a lot of evidence to show that discrimination of all kinds exists in organisations. But it’s often hard to identity or intervene because overt forms of discrimination are less frequently in society thanks …

Why Deliberately Making You Feel Abnormal Can Be a Covert Form of Discrimination [Research Breakdown]

This is the first of a three part series on subtle forms of discrimination in the workplace. There’s a lot of evidence to show that discrimination of all kinds exists in organisations. But it’s often hard to identity or intervene because overt forms of discrimination are less frequently in society thanks to changing attitudes and improved legislation; however many covert …