3 Inclusive Lessons From Stoic Philosophy

People think of Stoicism as a Philosophy, I think of it a practice.
Find out how this informs our approach to Inclusion.
Here are some key messages from this episode: 
  • How to use Stoicism to find actionable answers to Inclusive challenges 
  • The practical elements we bake into every episode
  • The reason I avoid discussing things you can’t control

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

Discipline of Perception  helps you to think critically 

“I’m not trying to convince you that I’m right. I want you to make your own mind up”

Discipline of Action helps you to use what you learn 

“For us a takeaway is something you can use when you take action.”

Discipline of Will cultivates the will to act 

The whole energy of this podcast is focused on what we can do

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Leaders must collaborate innovatively to leverage cultural expertise and drive business performance.

  • Why inclusive outcomes are driven by innovation
  • How developing a business case for diversity and inclusion specific to your organisation is a competitive advantage
  • Why novelty is at the heart of your inclusion journey

The Elements of Inclusion #3

Leaders must establish systems to ensure that everyone shares the same advantages and benefits. These processes will create incentives for inclusive behaviours.

  • How to augment your team with the tools and insights they need to prevent structural disadvantage
  • Why reinforcing generative norms ensures everyone belongs in the organisation
  • How inclusive representations can be embedded to promote an inclusive culture

The Elements of Inclusion #2

Leaders must redefine career development relationships to support inclusive performance.
  • Why traditional mentor relationships must be revised for an inclusive workplace
  • How leaders must embrace networks of developmental relationships for individual growth
  • Why established workplace norms must evolve for inclusion in the modern workplace

The Elements of Inclusion #1

Leaders must properly socialise people and socialise inclusive ideas by providing an environment for the cultural learning needed for an active role in an inclusive organisation

  • How your socialisation processes must evolve to encourage the sustainable cultivation of inclusive competencies
  • Why Leaders must consistently negotiate the line between organisational commitment and personal authenticity to promote performance
  • How developing intersectional self awareness can help leaders to leverage individual employee experiences