The Birthday Special : 7 Essential Inclusion Lessons from 7 Years of Podcasting

Last week the element of Inclusion podcast was 7 years old

Find out 7 critical lessons I’ve learned to help you on your inclusion journey

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

– Why you don’t need a big budget for your Inclusion Journey

How I used a Blue Ocean Strategy to create a category of 1

Why I never checked my download figures for over 2 years

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

The Element of Inclusion podcast is 7 years old

“I recorded the first episode of this podcast on an iPhone.”

I’m still informing and educating using applied research and thought leadership

7 years of podcasts are available to you whenever you want. Nearly 350 episodes.

I’m still on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace inclusive.

“People seek my help because of my critical approach and rigour. Yet underneath this is a naive person trying to make a difference:

Check out these resources

Pilot Episode: The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You

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