Element of Inclusion 5th Birthday Episode

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

In two weeks is episode 250!

Get your pen and paper ready because it’s our birthday and it’s a huge milestone both personally and professionally.

In today’s show we discuss several things including:

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

Here’s some of what we discuss on the show:

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.”


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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

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 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