5 Types of Diversity Expert You Need To Understand

Lots of people are calling themselves Diversity Experts. 

Find out 5 types of Diversity Expert you need to be aware of.

Here are some key messages from this episode: 

  • How Passionate Advocates signal privilege in their language
  • How the Lived Experience prevents you asking crucial questions
  • Why Industry Hoppers appear to be so impressive 

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

Not all Diversity experts can help you in the way you need 

“we’re not the the first choice. We’re the final choice. They come to us after they worked with someone else ”

It’s not all their fault. Some of it is yours 

“You find out too late and can’t believe you fell for it.”

 Don’t ignore the principles that we share here

this podcast helps you as an everyday leader to be prepared. This can be solved by just doing your homework

Check out these related episodes of the show.

The Rhetorical Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

The Performative Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

Talking About Intersectionality? Avoid These Common Diversity Mistakes

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  • 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

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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
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  • How developing intersectional self awareness can help leaders to leverage individual employee experiences