Aspire Journeys

Creating An Inclusive Culture Of Trust and Belonging

  • 19 Courses | 9h 52m 15s
  • 1 Book | 6m
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Creating a Culture of Inclusion is good for everyone. It's good for business; it's good for morale; it's good for productivity, and it helps ensure employee retention. Every organization wants its employees to feel empowered to bring more of their authentic selves to work. Creating a culture where everyone feels welcome and included is a leadership imperative. This journey is designed to help leaders develop and advance their inclusive and authentic leadership to create cultures where everyone feels included, heard, and valued.

Setting the Foundation With Trust

Trust is the foundation for all relationships, leadership and team dynamics. It sets the stage for inclusion and innovation. Without trust, team members will not feel like they can bring their whole selves to work. With trust, leaders start their journey towards building a culture of inclusion and belonging.

  • 3 Courses | 1h 26m 21s

Investing In Self-Awareness

In order to shape and influence culture, leaders must first commit to building self-awareness and understanding of what motivates and forms their leadership - their strengths, weaknesses, thoughts, beliefs, reactions, triggers and more. An increase in self-awareness and reflection enables mentorship, sponsorship, and an appreciation for authenticity.

  • 5 Courses | 2h 37m 35s

Listening With Intention and Purpose

Listening is an art and a science. To truly build and influence a culture of inclusion and belonging, leaders must know how to listen effective, with intention and purpose, cultivating deep understanding so that they can properly address the evolving needs and concerns of employees.

  • 2 Courses | 38m 6s

Developing A Coaching Mindset

One of a leader's primary responsibility is to empower their employees and to helping remove obstacles they face in their work. Building this capability can help establish leaders allies, increase team loyalty, prevent attrition, and help to create workplace that employees love to be a part of.

  • 5 Courses | 2h 30m 8s

Lead Inclusively

An inclusive leader coaches and champions the strengths of team members - creating a team atmosphere where everyone can come together and thrive. By providing psychological safety and being conscious and aware of micro-behaviors, leader's set expectations for how teams can work best together, while valuing each individual.

  • 4 Courses | 2h 40m 5s
  • 1 Book | 6m

COURSES INCLUDED

The Building Blocks of Building Trust
Who can I trust around here? This is a more common workplace question than most of us might like to admit. Building relationships and trust within professional networks is done like a mason building a wall – one stone at a time. Trust is a core ingredient in positive relationships. Without it, the mason's wall takes on a whole new analogy – a barrier, with no gate for entry. This course explores trust what makes you and others trustworthy, and how to demonstrate trustworthiness through you own professional accountability.
9 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Trust
Business is all about relationships, and trust is the hallmark of all relationships. Without trust, you might as well close up shop. With trust, people perform better and succeed more often. Trust is a must. Trust starts with you.
17 videos | 47m available Badge
Navigating Other People's Emotions
Organizational and interpersonal dynamics, along with high pressure situations, can sometimes cause others to behave unprofessionally. The way you react to their behavior can have a lasting effect on your future relationships. But, by building emotional intelligence, or emotional IQ, you can ensure that you’ll be able to understand and acknowledge other people’s emotions, and maintain strong relationships with them. In this course, you’ll learn how to recognize emotional awareness in, actively listen to, and empathize with others by developing emotional intelligence, also known as EQ. You’ll also discover how to apply organizational awareness and empathy to enhance your workplace relationships.
6 videos | 16m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Becoming Your Own Best Boss
Have you ever tried managing yourself? Perhaps you could be the best boss you've ever had. Through self-development techniques and continuous learning, you can develop attitudes and skills that empower you. You can manage from within and become your own best boss. Self-empowerment is the process of taking responsibility for your attitudes, behaviors, and actions at work to maximize your effectiveness. This course focuses on learning attitudes and behaviors that promote personal development. You'll learn to recognize and overcome negative self-talk, to develop your initiative and become self-empowered, and to take control of your own personal self development by honing in on your strengths and opportunities for improvement.
9 videos | 29m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Discovering Your Strengths
Do you worry that you aren’t reaching your full potential? How well do you really know yourself? Discovering your strengths is crucial to capitalizing on your talent at work and at home. See what a difference knowing who you are can make.
19 videos | 1h available Badge
Gauging Your Leadership Performance
Monitoring and assessing your own progress as you develop is vital to ensure growth and overall success as a leader. In this course, you'll learn about techniques leaders can use to carry out a self-assessment, such as reflective journaling, surveys and checklists, and 360-degree feedback. You'll also learn ways to increase your motivation and manage your own learning by creating a leadership development plan.
8 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Uncovering and Utilizing Your Talents and Skills
We all have individual talents and skills that make us unique in some way, but you may not be aware of your own skills or how to use them to achieve your personal and career goals. Central to reaching these goals is the ability to use continuous learning for self development. In this course, you'll learn what is meant by talent, skill, and personal development, why it's important to understand what talents you possess, and how to harness those talents through continuous learning. This course also covers techniques for identifying your unique capabilities, and outlines self-development tips you can use to fully utilize your key talents and skills.
6 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Moving from Bias to Inclusion in a DEI Journey
An increased focus on the importance of DEI in the workplace has shed light on the fact that everyone has bias. Though it's rooted in human nature, it's important to understand what implicit bias is in order to develop the thoughtful inclusion mindset. In this course, you'll learn about the different kinds of implicit bias and how to recognize them in action. You'll also learn about the importance of committing to thoughtful inclusion in the workplace.
7 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Listening Even When it's Difficult to Listen
Successful people are generally excellent listeners. They’re able to give others their full attention so that they can understand their needs and ask the right questions, even in difficult or stressful situations. They can also use their listening skills effectively to communicate their own goals and to build strong relationships with others. In this course, you'll learn common misconceptions about listening, how to hone your listening skills, and what to do when you encounter roadblocks to actively listening. You’ll also learn how being receptive to what others are saying can go a long way to breaking down the barriers to clear communication.
8 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Become a Great Listener
Communication is a two-way process – while one person provides information, another must not only understand what is meant, but also show that they’re being receptive to that information. This requires strong listening skills – a vital asset in any business environment. In this course, you'll work on sharpening your listening skills and getting yourself in the right receptive mindset for communicating. You'll learn how to recognize the behaviors that indicate receptivity, as well as to identify the different types of listener. You’ll also learn how to ask the right questions to ensure that you understand what is being communicated.
6 videos | 15m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Advancing Meaningful Diversity In The Workplace: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Advancing Meaningful Diversity In The Workplace Leadercamp Live session that ran on December 8th at 10 AM ET led by Su Joun, Diveristy & Inclusion Practitioner. Many organizations state that they want more diversity.  However, we are often challenged to recognize is that the processes, norms, professionalism expectations, protocols, brands that we put in place may be working against advancing diversity in our workplace. This Leadercamp will review those barriers , provide recommendations for overcoming them, and will allow for ample time for attendees to ask questions.
1 video | 1h available Badge
Forging Ahead with Perseverance and Resilience
Business today is a complex undertaking. Accomplishing tasks an staying focused on achieving your goals requires grit and persistence. An adaptive mindset helps you focus through the distractions, information overload, demanding pace, and the accompanying stresses that can often pull you off task. In this course, you'll learn to develop personal resiliency, adaptability, and perseverance. You'll explore the resources and people it takes to sustain perseverance, and you'll discover actions to help you build a work-life balance, sharpen your focus, and foster the resilience perseverance to  face and overcome setbacks.
9 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Choosing the Right Interpersonal Communication Method to Make Your Point
Do you ever feel that a lack of email productivity is frustrating the effectiveness of your written communication? Are poor verbal communication skills holding you back? Choosing the right communication method for the situation has a huge impact on how your message is received. This course explores the importance of choosing the right communication method to best convey your message. You'll learn how to select the proper methods for building trust, conveying your ideas, and targeting your method to your intended audience. The right communication method improves the odds of getting your point across and communicating effectively, leaving your audience informed, enlightened, and engaged.
8 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Coaching Techniques That Inspire Coachees to Action
Successful businesses see the development of talent as an essential activity. This course identifies how coaching helps professional growth, how to develop relationships with coachees, assess their needs, and create goals to meet them.
7 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Keeping Your Coachee Committed and Accountable
Productive coaching is essential to the professional development. In this course, you’ll learn actions for gaining commitment from coachees, measuring their progress, and how to recognize when they're ready to move forward on their own.
6 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leading Inclusively Leadercamp: Session Replay
This is a recorded replay of the Leading Incuslively Live session that ran on June 24th at 10 AM ET led by La'Wana Harris, author of Diversity Beyond Lip Service: A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias, "Leading Inclusively" will provide guidance and a safe discussion forum to start you on the journey toward inclusive leadership. You will also gain insights and tools to help you and your organization value and leverage the unique strengths and talents of all individuals.
1 video | 1h available Badge
Expert Insights on Organizational Culture
Drive improvements to your organization culture by learning from top experts about concepts such as employee experience, psychologically-sage work enviroments, and why culture and salary aren't everything.
23 videos | 1h available Badge
Expert Insights on Establishing a Learning Culture
When trying to establish a culture of learning, you need to understand your organization’s culture. And this involves understanding its beliefs and behaviors. Learn how you can cultivate a culture of learning in your organization.
6 videos | 10m available Badge
Expert Insights on Establishing a Positive Work Culture
Company culture is a like a garden: You can have a dark, depressing place where people wilt and wither, or you can have a thriving environment that nurtures growth, creativity, and inclusion. Where would you rather be?
7 videos | 23m available Badge
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