New Research Claims ‘Diversity Networks’ Don’t Create Equality

Every week I talk about how useful employee resource groups are AND how important research is. Well a recent study argues that the benefits of diversity networks remain questionable. What if I’ve got it all wrong? Today you’re going to find out the truth. Here’s some of what I share in the show:  I Agree With The Findings Of The …

The Triple Threat that Makes Minority Groups Block Diversity & Inclusion

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 …

Employee Resource Groups Can Save You Millions: A Business Case You Need To Understand

Did You know that Employee Resource Groups can actually SAVE you money? Today, you’re going to learn about a research backed business case for employee resource groups that you need to understand I’m speaking with David Clark about his research into a business case for employee resource groups. David is a previous guest and a friend of the show. He’s an HR …

The 3 Types Of Employee Resource Group You Need to Understand

What type of employee resource group do you actually have? If you don’t know, you could be wasting a lot of time and resources doing the wrong thing. Today, you’re going to find out why this knowledge is crucial for your success on your inclusion journey In todays show I discuss several things including: 3 different types of employee resource …

The Reasons Why Some People Dislike My Efforts to Help You Become More Inclusive

It’s become clear to me for a while that there are people out there who really aren’t happy with the work I’m doing to help you create an inclusive workplace Today, I’m going to talk about who they are, their reasons and what I’m going to do about it In todays show we discuss several things including: Why some academics …

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 …

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 …