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Diversity in today's workplace is a given... and the value of that diversity allows organizations to draw on a fuller range of experiences - allowing them to think more creatively and avoid biased decision-making. But what if that diversity is causing tension? What if inclusion and equity are slow on the uptake? Treating others with respect is paramount to a successful and inclusive workplace.
Studies have shown that having a diverse team is more innovative. But let's be real, finding and hiring diverse talent is often easier said than done. How can we get past potential bias and get the right talent in the door? And how do we keep them? This fast and fun new series answers common questions and provides real world tips on finding and keeping diverse talent.
Great teamwork starts with people feeling they are important… and that their experience, skills and ideas matter! However, when someone is an “Only One" it can be harder for them to feel like they are part of the group... feel like they are included! Are you an ‘only one’ on your team?
Patients in gender transition are dealing with emotions, questions, stares and even discrimination. The bottom line message of this short video is simple: Everyone must be treated with respect. It doesn’t matter if you are a patient, co-worker or vendor, we all deserve to be heard and treated fairly…and…sometimes we need to speak up to make that happen!
Biases and societal stereotypes can influence our perception, judgment, language and actions. We may not be aware that we are engaging in behavior that may be offensive. Being aware of common stereotypes and biases (both hidden and explicit) can help you challenge negative assumptions about others. At the end of the day, it always comes down to one word… “respect.” Be sure to check your filters and look for ways to be inclusive and respectful.
Bias refers to the persistent, harmful and unequal treatment of someone based solely on some characteristic they possess or their apparent membership in or identification with a particular group. By being self-aware and willing to engage with others when bias is unintentionally implied or expressed, we can better resolve problems and promote more effective working relationships.
Need a quick primer on the power and impact of workplace diversity? This short video provides a great overview of the basics of diversity and cultural competence. Diversity just shows up. It walks in your door through the hiring process… who's out there in the applicant pool… that's what’s available for you to hire. Whether your a manager, supervisor, team leader or even executive, this quick diversity resource provides key insight into the power of diversity!
We've taken of our ten best-selling discussion cards and created a pack of powerful, poignant and easy-to-use triggers for getting diversity, equity and inclusion conversations started! Each of the ten cards provides a simple model along with thought-provoking questions on various topics that will drive team cohesiveness. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement, performance management or as a conversation generator.
Transitioning to a different gender is a deeply personal decision. There are many unknowns and the added stress of how the workplace will accept the transitioning employee is very real. When discussing with and supporting (being an ally) an employee or co-worker going through the transition, the bottom line and key to personal and team success is simple... it all comes down to respect. This powerful video captures the emotion and fears of a transitioning employee.
Transitioning to a different gender is a deeply personal decision. There are many unknowns and the added stress of how the workplace, and even customers, will accept the transitioning employee is very real. There are a variety of Federal, state and local laws that expressly protect workers based on their gender identity and sexual orientation.
Addressing implicit bias takes time and considerable effort. It’s about making a more conscious choice about how you show up in the world. It’s about getting comfortable with being…well, uncomfortable. And it is vital to creating a sustainable shift in the workplace, to improve effectiveness, innovation and profitability. Need a simple, visual way to understand and trigger discussions around implicit bias? This is just the tool for you!
We don’t like to think of ourselves as having biases toward others. The fact is many of these biases exist in our society and in our memory and are sometimes expressed unknowingly. By being self-aware and willing to engage with others when bias is unintentionally implied or expressed, we can better resolve problems and promote more effective working relationships.
When racism or bigotry impacts an employee, the organization must step in and take corrective action. Whether its co-workers, customers or the general public, organizations have a clear responsibility to protect their employees. Employees need to know what to do in these situations.
Pronouns, just like personal names, are connected to a person's identity. Gender pronouns are words that an individual (co-worker, customer, vendor, etc.) would like others to use when talking to or about them. The most commonly used pronouns are “he, him, his” and “she, her, hers.” People who are transgender, nonbinary, or gender nonconforming may choose to use pronouns that don't conform to binary male/female gender categorizations, such as "they, them, theirs."
An introductory diversity awareness program designed to help employees understand what diversity really is and when it matters most in the workplace. This program introduces the "F.A.I.R. approach" as a practical way to improve an organization’s cultural competency. The approach can be used as a tool to build more positive, productive relationships at work that will help employees make better decisions that impact the overall productivity of the organization.
This whitepaper explores key causes for diversity fatigue and it outlines steps that organizations can undertake to address the fatigue and to jump start their diversity programs with renewed energy and focus.
An impactful diversity awareness program designed to help employees understand what diversity really is and when it matters most in the workplace. This program introduces the F.A.I.R.™ Approach as a practical way to improve an organization’s cultural competency. The approach can be used as a tool to build more positive, productive relationships at work that will help employees make better decisions that impact the overall productivity of the organization.
Update of Our Best-Selling DEI Program! An inclusive workplace doesn't need to be elusive! As organizations and customer bases become increasingly diverse, it is important for employees to be able to engage and work through differences in a positive manner that supports productivity, teamwork and customer satisfaction. This best-selling program addresses the “respect and inclusion” component of diversity – from the employee’s perspective. Topics include: unconscious (hidden) bias, cultural competence, diversity moments, gender & gender identity, rumors & gossip, joking and improper expressions.
Bias is something we all have, and by itself, it’s neither good nor bad. It’s a conscious or unconscious judgment we make based on information we have learned from our own experiences or by what we have been taught by others. To further enhance our skills as a leader we must tackle any biases that create negative relationships or impede an inclusive workplace.
Based on the best-selling M.E.E.T. on Common Ground™, this program will provide your employees with the tools they need to understand and manage their behavior as it relates to others in the workplace. This powerful program uses highly relevant and realistic video scenarios involving common situations, such as inappropriate expressions and jokes, unconscious biases and gossip.