Element of Inclusion 5th Birthday Episode

On May 23rd the Element of Inclusion podcast was 5 years old

Find out why I am your number one trusted advisor.

Here are some key topics covered from this episode:

  • A Review of the past 5 years
  • Our mission and why it matters
  • A personal story about Apple and Spotify and much more

Play the episode for more.

Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

5 years done and more to come

Every year we have a Birthday episode like this and I’ve just listened to every Birthday episode from the past 4 years. Every single one.”

I’m your Number 1 Trusted Advisor

“People think I’m stupid. I’m not stupid. I’m your number 1 Trusted Advisor.”

Help me to help more people like you

“I want to tell you a story about why this is so important.

I’m uncomfortable telling you this but I’m doing it because it our birthday and I’m sharing.”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

The Propaganda Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

The Performative Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

The Rhetorical Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

The Proxy Problem of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You

Check out these related episodes of the show

The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You

The Reason Our Inclusive Community Is So Important [1st Year Birthday Show]

It’s Time For Me To Think About Quitting Diversity & Inclusion [2nd Birthday Show]

An Inclusion Reboot: Element of Inclusion Podcast is 3 Years Old

Element of Inclusion Podcast 4th Birthday Episode

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The Elements of Inclusion #4

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