Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging [Book Review]

What does it mean to be British in 21st century? Get your pen and paper ready because in today’s show I’m reviewing a unique book that takes a contemporary look at British Identity through an intersectional lens. The book is called Brit (ish) On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch Afua Hirsch  is a writer, broadcaster, and former barrister. …

Why Positive Work Identity Is Being Used To Promote Diversity

We all think what we do at work is so important and we get so caught up in what we do. Organisations are using this to their advantage Get your pen and paper ready because I’m going to explain why Positive Work Identity is being used to promote Diversity  In todays show we discuss several things including: Why having a …

Why Authentic Leaders Develop Inclusive Organisations

Authentic leadership is a loaded term isn’t it? When done properly it can benefit organisations by helping them to become inclusive? But what does properly mean? Get your pen and paper ready because I’m going to explain the reason why Authentic Leaders develop Inclusive organisations In todays show we discuss several things including: The 4 Qualities of an Authentic Leader …

How Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents [Research Breakdown]

Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents. Today, you’re going to learn how you can avoid this  In todays show I discuss several things including: 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 more The Flawed …

The Triple Threat That Makes Minority Groups Sabotage Diversity & Inclusion [Research Breakdown]

Have you ever noticed how there’s an assumption that if we increase the number of underrepresented groups in the selection process that we’ll eventually create a situation where more underrepresented groups will be chosen for senior opportunities? Today, you’re going to learn about research that says the exact opposite, there are reasons when having a member of an underrepresented group …

3 Reasons Why “Bring Your Whole Self” Is Such Bad Advice For Diversity

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 …

A Beginner’s Guide To Identity Work And Why You Need To Understand It To Promote Diversity & Inclusion

Today, I want to talk about one an interesting concept that is at the heart of why individuals both seek out and avoid employee resource groups. I want to talk about identity work. Once we go through it, you’re going to realise that it’s something that everyone does but in this episode it will become clear that some people have …