The Brutal Truth: Why DEI Leaders Often Go Unheard and Unnoticed

I speak with a lot of DEI Leaders who make a predictable and unforgiving mistake.

Find out how this leads to them getting ignored

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

Why what was acceptable last year is not acceptable this year

Why DEI leaders need to think in reporting cycles

How decision makers in organisations think

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

Focus on results

“They have reports, They have dashboard, they have scorecards”

Focus on execution

“when I worked in a business I spent all my time with the people driving the business. Here’s something I’ve noticed: “

Focus on sustainable performance

“Produce something that shows you’re making progress”

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