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Discussion Card: Leverage the Power of Inclusion
Diversity just is... but inclusion is the glue that binds a productive and innovative workplace. These easy-to-use cards provides thought-provoking statements on effective ways to enhance and leverage the power of inclusion. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.
The Oh Series™ Everyday Diversity
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.
Everyday Diversity™ Recruiting, Hiring & Retaining Diverse Talent
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.
TrainingBytes® I'm The Only One...™
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?
Diversity 101™ Seriously, At Work?
Gender and gender identity continue to present significant challenges due to strongly held traditions, beliefs and values. We need to be sure to watch out for double standards - such as, norms or “rules” applied to some groups and not to others.
Diversity 101™ The "PC" Police are Here
We’ve probably all heard expressions that seem harmless. But the truth is their effects can be very destructive. And when we have to let a co-worker - maybe someone we've worked with for years - know that he or she has said something that's causing a lot of friction - it can be a real challenge because it's easy to fall into sarcasm.
Diversity 101™ Merge Ahead
Organizational diversity includes work habits and values that are affected by time zone differences, commuting patterns, virtual teams and geographic distance. This can be a significant challenge when organizations merge, especially when they’re in different locations.
Diversity 101™ Spreading Rumors
Spreading false information or accusations concerning employees may be a violation of organization policy. Employees that engage in this type of behavior could have a disruptive effect on relationships at work and it could be seen as contributing to possible harassment or a hostile work environment.
Diversity 101™ That Wasn't Funny
Sometimes we may think it is okay to tell jokes about our own group or about other groups when we think no one will be offended. The problem is some jokes may cross the line between what’s okay and what may be a violation of a policy or work rule. Even if you are on a break...
Diversity 101™ What Did She Say?
One of the things bilingual employees often wrestle with is when is it okay to speak another language with people who share it when we’re around people who don’t. The key is to be as inclusive as possible.
TrainingBytes® Look Who Checked In...™
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!
Cultural Quick Tips - A Quick Conversation
Work forces around the world are diversifying daily. Understanding the implications of a diversified workplace or marketplace is critical for any organization. A company that lacks the ability to attract and retain diverse employees risks dulling its competitive edge. Being proactive about assessing and understanding demographic trends allows an employer to prepare for change rather than react to a trend after the fact.
Discussion Card: Inclusive Workplaces
These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (I.N.C.L.U.D.E.) along with thought-provoking questions on creating inclusiveness in the workplace. These cards are great for a quick training reminder or conversation starter.
Discussion Card: Micro-Affirmations
These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (I.N.V.O.L.V.E.) along with thought-provoking questions on small actions that include people. These cards are great for a quick training reminder or conversation starter.
Look! I Am Color Blind
Encouraging respect for ourselves and others does not mean failing to recognize race or other differences when they affect our understanding of a situation, our impact on others or our relationships. No matter how you may feel as an individual, color and race consciousness exist in our society and is the lived experience of many people. This video also acknowledges the importance of identity… which is how we see ourselves and how others see us.
She’s Young... And a Girl!
Diversity, equity and inclusion are about encouraging and listening to ALL voices. When ideas are dismissed or discouraged, or when there are negative consequences for speaking up, we miss opportunities for innovation and problem solving. Beating tough diversity dynamics at work means creating an environment where all voices can be hard and valued. This is everyone’s responsibility.
White Guys Need Not Apply!
It's easy to see how the focus on diversity, equity and inclusion has caused some white men to believe they have fewer opportunities. But the fact is that laws on fairness and equity apply equally to everyone. Efforts on the part of organizations to expand their race, gender, and ethnic diversity can’t legally, unfairly disadvantage any group. White males are protected by these same laws and have the same rights as everyone else.
Everyday Diversity™ The Assertive Salesperson
When we think about other people, we need to be aware of how bias may come into play. This is particularly true when the same behavior is seen as positive or negative depending on the gender of the other person. As we think about how to put awareness into action, we must watch the words we use to describe others and strive to be fair and equitable in our descriptions.
Everyday Diversity™ Are You Speaking English?
Providing customer service over the phone can be hard, particularly when someone has an accent that is hard to understand. While it can be frustrating not being able to communicate easily, the reality is that everyone in the world has an accent. We only notice it when we are speaking with people who don’t share our native language.
Everyday Diversity™ Difficult Name
We all know the dangers that come from making assumptions based on one aspect of a person - such as their name. People want to be seen as whole people and our name is just one part of who we are. This kind of bias can be very subtle and we may not even realize that it is being done. So, as we think about putting this into action, let’s support all of employees in the appropriate pronunciation of their names and to watching any biases that start from someone’s name.