The Authority Series: Michael Bach’s Guide to LGBTQ2+ Inclusion

Conversations about gender identity, gender representation and sex are often unclear.

Find out what Michael Bach : author of Alphabet Soup has to say about it

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

What this book has to offer that we can’t get anywhere else

What people often get wrong about this book

How you can use the book to learn more about LGBTQ2+ Communities

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

The difference between an active ally and an armchair ally is how they behave

ultimately being an ally is the goal and not just being an ally, but being an active ally”

Focusing on terminology is a red herring

terminology I don’t think is the real problem I think that’s a bit of a red herring and it sucks up a lot of energy that we need to focus on the fight ”

This isn’t about politics, it’s about ideology

“the only way that that won’t happen is if people stand up and say no”

Check out these resources

My 60 Second Book Review of Alphabet Soup

Alphabet Soup

Michael Bach

Element of Inclusion Youtube Channel

Whenever you’re ready, there are a few ways I can support your Inclusion Journey:

1.      Work with me 1:1

2.     Get Practical Book Insights

3.     Get our Free Email Course

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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