How Inclusive Leadership Addresses The Crisis With Traditional Leadership Models [Interview with Thais Compoint]

There’s a crisis with the traditional leadership models and approaches used within organisations.

Find out why inclusive leadership is so important for the future of our organisations

Here are some key messages from this episode:

  • Why you need to understand the crisis with traditional leadership models
  • How Inclusive leaders create psychological safety
  • The importance of local context for Inclusive Leaders and much much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:

The Crisis with Traditional Leadership Models

Thais explains how existing leadership models are failing to create inclusive workplaces:

“there is something that we are getting wrong when it comes to leading people, to managing people”

 How Inclusive Leaders Create Psychological Safety

Thais discusses the relationship between Inclusive Leadership and Psychological Safety:

“To me, psychological safety is another way to describe inclusion, it’s when people feel really interested and free to voice their opinions”

The Importance of Local Context for Inclusive Leaders

Thais explains how local contexts inform Inclusive Leadership behaviours:

“I really like the Glocal approach, having a global framework and letting people adapt and interpret things locally”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

The Inclusiveship Show

Succeed As An Inclusive Leader

50 Inclusion Figures Ebook

100+ Inclusion Practices

Declic International 

Thais Compoint Linkedin

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

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