Expert Insights on Diversity & Inclusion

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Diversity is more diverse than you might realize. Go beyond the standard topics of race, religion, gender, and age to find out how a diverse workforce can benefit nearly any business.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Acquire insights on the social and psychological factors that threaten the ability to adapt to a diverse workplace.
    Acquire insights on the value of putting a truly diverse team together, which will include diversity not just in terms of color and race, but diversity in skills, age, experience, etc.
    Acquire insights on how to encourage diversity of thought and expression in an organization.
    Acquire insights on the true power of diversity and its ability to drive innovation and creativity.
    Acquire insights on two ideas that can help invite diversity.
    Acquire insights on the importance of cultural diversity in business. cultural diversity goes beyond color and race, it is about the uniqueness that each person brings to his or her job.
    Acquire insights on how inclusive leaders create workplace diversity.
    Acquire insights on how to manage diversity.
    Acquire insights on some challenges of implementing diversity.
    Acquire insights on how to embed diversity and inclusion into your daily operations to become more effective and efficient.
    Acquire insights on how to effectively implement diversity and inclusion.
    Acquire insights on understanding that leaders are accountable for the implementation of diversity, but the action happens at an organizational level.
    Acquire insights on understanding that diversity and inclusion is a continuous process and can never be done or abandoned.
    Acquire insights on the importance of having cultural diversity in an organization is beyond just ticking the compliance checkbox.
    Acquire insights on the four types of biases in management that can hold women back professionally.
    Acquire insights on the importance of creating effective job descriptions to facilitate diverse recruitment.
    Acquire insights on the importance of having friends at work and promoting inclusion.
    Acquire insights on how to overcome natural and unconscious biases to promote diversity in the workplace.
    Acquire insights on the importance of adapting to the preferences of the new generations at work.
    Acquire insights on having employee resource groups to improve diversity in the workplace.
    Acquire insights on the extended diversity issues and how they impact individuals and teams in the workplace.
    Acquire insights on what is a culture map and how it can be used to bridge cultural differences.
    Acquire insights on developing a relationship of trust and mutual respect with customers and clients from different nationalities and regions.
    Acquire insights on the importance of diversity as a driver for innovation.
    Acquire insights on to understand that organizations must be thoughtful when creating resource groups for employees because their origins, names, and purposes differ.
  • Acquire insights on how to understand that the success of employee resource groups (ergs) depends on motivation, the ability to make a business case, and engaging the group’s members.
    Acquire insights on understanding that with unconscious inclusion, we only get better: as individuals, teams, and organizations, and as a global society.
    Acquire insights on establishing a business case for diversity with inclusion.
    Acquire insights on the essentials of creating an inclusive culture.
    Acquire insights on promoting organizational values using the po-ling power framework.
    Acquire insights on the present paradigm: a three-pronged approach to building a more inclusive culture.
    Acquire insights on how to reinforce inclusive values and behaviors.
    Acquire insights on critical leadership practices with regards to diversity and inclusion in the organization.
    Acquire insights on how to be an inclusive leader.
    Acquire insights on actions needed to ensure diversity and inclusion.
    Acquire insights on reframing inclusion as a value for all.
    Acquire insights on the inclusion mindset.
    Acquire insights on embracing the excellence all individuals can offer.
    Acquire insights on creating an open, inclusive dialogue about disability.
    Acquire insights on solving problems from an adaptive lens viewpoint.
    Acquire insights on viewing your whole identity through a lens of value.
    Acquire insights on accessing your inner power to make a difference.
    Acquire insights on understanding that those with disabilities make some of the best employees because they're creative, innovative problem-solvers.
    Acquire insights on the power of life without judgments and assumptions.
    Acquire insights on what managers needs to know about diversity.
    Acquire insights on what managers need to know about inclusion.
    Acquire insights on indentifying the us-versus-them dynamic.
    Acquire insights on building an inclusive workplace.
    Acquire insights on the need to challenge assumptions.

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  The Threat of Diversity
    1m 29s
    Research demonstrates the value of a diverse workplace. However; we are programmed at a primal level to prefer to be with people like us. Leaders must be aware that people who are not like us can contribute a lot. Spending time socially can help reduce the threat. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  The Importance of Diversity
    2m 36s
    Diversity is bigger than male; female; Asian; black; white; Latino. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Diversity of Thought
    4m 27s
    Encouraging diversity of thought is easier when you know the right words to use and which bad habits to eliminate. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  The Power of Diversity
    3m 29s
    Diversity drives innovation; which provides a competitive advantage. Volvo asked a team of women to design a car. Women don’t like to open the hood; when they do; it’s usually to add washer fluid. The solution was to add washer fluid on the side; as we do gasoline. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Two Ideas for Inviting Diversity
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    1) Before you get on the airplane for your next flight; pick out five magazines you have never read. Try to connect them with a current problem. 2) The next time you have a team meeting; ask members to bring a different point of view from the dominant perspective. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Diversity in Business
    2m 24s
    According to Sahar Hashemi; diversity isn’t about gender; race; or religion. Instead; it’s about the uniqueness that each person brings to his or her job. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  How Inclusive Leaders Create Workplace Diversity
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    Diversity is more than a social justice issue when it takes place in a business environment. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Managing for Diversity
    3m 52s
    Be the face of the people you serve. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Diversity & Inclusion is Hard
    1m 19s
    The business world understands why diversity is necessary; but it can still be difficult to implement successfully. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Embedding Diversity & Inclusion in Daily Operations
    1m 19s
    To be effective and efficient; a company needs to use its talent pool to the greatest extent possible. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Implementing Diversity & Inclusion: The Sweet Spot
    1m 24s
    Diversity and inclusion happens best when you can do it in the sweet spot. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Implementing Diversity & Inclusion: Leaders and Believers
    2m 50s
    Leaders are accountable for the implementation of diversity; but the action happens at the organizational level. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Diversity & Inclusion: When Are We Done?
    3m 36s
    Diversity is never done; it cannot be abandoned. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Difference Beyond Diversity
    2m 33s
    Diversity in the workplace is about much more than just checking off compliance boxes. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Uncovering Bias in Your Management Style
    3m 39s
    Detjen explains the four types of biases in management that can hold women back professionally. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Job Descriptions and Diverse Recruiting
    2m 23s
    Outdated and overly complicated job descriptions could be hurting your talent recruitment. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Promoting Inclusion with a Peer Buddy System
    1m 28s
    People who have friends at work are more likely to stay with a company than those without. FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Unconscious Bias and Its Role in Diversity
    4m 24s
    Overcoming natural and necessary unconscious bias takes slow, deliberate steps that can lead to innovation gold. FREE ACCESS
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    19.  Get Ready for the Millennial Generation
    5m 5s
    Millenials will be the largest generation in the workplace by 2020, and if you're not already adapting to their preferences, it's high time you follow Brown's advice. FREE ACCESS
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    20.  Employee Resource Groups Improve Diversity
    4m 58s
    When it comes to recruiting and retaining diverse talent, employee resource groups (ERGs) offer many benefits. FREE ACCESS
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    21.  Diversity and Covering
    4m 23s
    Diversity issues have expanded from the original definition, and covering for these expanded diversity issues is costly for both individuals and organizations. FREE ACCESS
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    22.  Culture Map: Overview
    2m 30s
    Meyer explains the basis of her culture map and how it can be used to bridge cultural differences. FREE ACCESS
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    23.  Cultural Differences: The Trusting Scale
    1m 39s
    Doing business with individuals from other countries requires an understanding of whether they trust with their head or their heart. FREE ACCESS
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    24.  Diversity as a Driver of Innovation
    3m 45s
    Florence was the center of the Renaissance because the Medici brought together people from diverse backgrounds to create new ideas. Increase diversity in your team; build bridges with people different from yourself. Frans gives an example involving termites. FREE ACCESS
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    25.  What's in a Name?
    2m 7s
    Organizations must be thoughtful when creating resource groups for employees because their origins, names, and purposes differ. FREE ACCESS
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    26.  Starting an ERG
    2m 18s
    The success of employee resource groups (ERGs) depends on motivation, the ability to make a business case, and engaging the group’s members. FREE ACCESS
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    27.  Unconscious Inclusion
    2m 33s
    With unconscious inclusion, we only get better: as individuals, teams, and organizations, and as a global society. FREE ACCESS
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    28.  Business Case for Diversity with Inclusion
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    Diversity with inclusion improves wellness, innovation, productivity, talent, and the bottom line—unlike diversity alone, which negatively impacts organizations and their people. FREE ACCESS
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    29.  Essentials of Creating an Inclusive Culture
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    Establishing a successful, high-performing inclusive culture requires more than support. FREE ACCESS
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    30.  Promoting Organizational Values
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    Take advantage of the PO-LING Power framework to build a more inclusive culture by strengthening and reinforcing individual and group successes so you can focus on what matters most. FREE ACCESS
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    31.  The Present Paradigm
    1m 58s
    The Present Paradigm embraces a three-pronged approach to building a more inclusive culture. FREE ACCESS
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    32.  Reinforce Inclusive Values and Behaviors
    2m 33s
    Employees often change jobs because they perceive a lack of support in self-defined goals. Discover how a four-step iterative process can increase employee retention rates. FREE ACCESS
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    33.  Diversity and Inclusion: Critical Leadership Practices
    2m 15s
    Organizations and their leaders increasingly care about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The evidence in overwhelming that organizations that are more diverse and inclusive are better placed to deal with an evolving global economy. Inclusive workplaces have higher levels of attendance, performance, innovation, and productivity. Your actions as a leader have the greatest impact on inclusion. Showing people around you that they belong is a good place to start. FREE ACCESS
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    34.  Inclusive Leadership
    1m 56s
    Being an inclusive leader begins with understanding the two most basic human drives: to be unique and to belong. They make sure that each person feels like an important piece of the team because of their unique perspective. And then they make sure that all those team members feel like they fit together to form a cohesive team. FREE ACCESS
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    35.  Actions Needed to Ensure Diversity and Inclusion
    1m 41s
    Although most leaders are committed to diversity and inclusion, a lot still believe that diversity and inclusion happen naturally. As a result, they are not inclined to take the actions needed to create change. The most effective practice to increase diversity and inclusion is setting goals. This means running the numbers to understand where the organization is in terms of diversity and inclusion, benchmarking goals for where it should be, and then coming up with a plan to get there. FREE ACCESS
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    36.  Reframing Inclusion as a Value for All
    2m 12s
    Working towards an inclusive workplace or an inclusive society is not a cost or an inconvenience. It is a way of greater achieving value for all. FREE ACCESS
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    37.  The Inclusion Mindset
    2m 53s
    Our systems, whether it’s how our organizations operate or our cities are designed, are created based on our perspectives and assumptions. To create inclusive systems, we must therefore have perspectives and assumptions that automatically prioritize inclusion for every individual. FREE ACCESS
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    38.  Embrace the Excellence All Individuals Can Offer
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    The narrative around disability tends to be based on pity and charity. That is, it is based on the assumption that a disabled person has a poor quality of life, and little to offer. This represents not just a disservice to the individual, but also a missed opportunity for us to benefit from the excellence all individuals can offer. FREE ACCESS
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    39.  Creating an Open, Inclusive Dialogue About Disability
    2m 23s
    Dialogue is the key to minimizing and mitigating the gap of misunderstanding and exclusion around disability. When we are curious, and when we ask questions with an open mind, we can move forward with an open, inclusive narrative. FREE ACCESS
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    40.  Solving Problems From an Adaptive Lens Viewpoint
    3m 26s
    When faced with a problem, we tend to analyze it and seek out solutions. We view it through a technical lens. And while it may go some way to addressing the problem in an immediate sense, it doesn’t necessarily address the thing that’s causing the problem. To address the cause, we need to develop an adaptive lens. FREE ACCESS
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    41.  Viewing Your Whole Identity Through a Lens of Value
    2m 25s
    Many people, especially those who live with a disability, face assumptions about who they are, how they live, or what they’re worth. Many of these assumptions are negative. The key to overcoming these negative assumptions, and to stop them becoming part of who you are, is to begin viewing the entirety of your identity through the lens of value. FREE ACCESS
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    42.  Access Your Inner Power to Make a Difference
    2m 6s
    Everyone has the power to make a difference in their work setting, their society, and their community. You don’t have to be a leader to make a difference. You simply need to be willing to embrace yourself fully, and recognize your inner power to affect change. FREE ACCESS
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    43.  Who Wouldn’t Want to Employ Creative, Innovative Problem-Solvers?
    2m 36s
    Disability is a strength. People with disabilities make some of the best employees because they're creative, innovative problem-solvers. They're resilient, and because they have to deal with obstacles on a day-to-day basis, they bring great value to a work setting. But that's not how people with disabilities are generally perceived when it comes to employment; and as a result many organizations miss out on a valuable worker demographic. FREE ACCESS
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    44.  The Power of Life Without Judgments and Assumptions
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    Imagine you lived in a world where judgments and assumptions were removed. Imagine a world where you could be your true self. What difference would this make to you as you progress through life, and in how you interact in your work setting? FREE ACCESS
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    45.  Knowing About Diversity
    1m 32s
    In addition to race, ethnicity, physical abilities, socioeconomic status, age, sexual orientation, religion, and gender, diversity is about our food preferences, thought processes, clothing choices, hairstyles, and political beliefs. Diversity is about you. Find out what managers need to know about diversity. FREE ACCESS
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    46.  What Managers Need to Know About Inclusion
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    Inclusion is the concept of making sure that everyone is invited, involved, and engaged. It brings all of our differences together to create value, which translates into your competitive advantage. If you want to affect change in someone’s life, you do that through inclusion. FREE ACCESS
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    47.  Identifying the Us-Versus-Them Dynamic
    2m 19s
    Biases force us to live in an us-versus-them dynamic. Biases are taught so smoothly that we don’t even realize it. Find out what managers need to know about identifying the us-versus-them dynamic. FREE ACCESS
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    48.  Building an Inclusive Workplace
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    Our assumptions about others prevent us from hiring great employees and getting to know great people. When working to build an inclusive culture, remember to be intentional about who you hire, make sure that you build an authentic relationship with diverse hires, and question any assumptions that you may have made about their unique differences. Find out what managers need to know about building an inclusive workplace. FREE ACCESS
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    49.  The Need to Challenge Microaggressions
    1m 38s
    To ensure employees feel safe and included at work, it's necessary to challenge microaggressions. Learn about microaggressions and why we need to deal with them with grace. FREE ACCESS

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