The Hill We Climb: An Inclusive Perspective

Sometimes all this Diversity and Inclusion stuff feels a bit heavy, like an uphill struggle

But there is hope in places you don’t always expect to find it

Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about three inclusive themes that I found from the poem, The Hill We climb

In todays show we discuss several things including:

  • The bias you’ll find in this show
  • The inspiration we took from a poem
  • How we need to manage an Inclusive Inheritance and much more

We’ve got a Hill to climb but it’s not all doom and gloom

“Sometimes you may need a boost, you may need encouragement and you can rely on us to help you with that. It also means we should take inspiration where we find it”

We’re going to avoid false conflict

“this is something I come across all the time with our clients, the way that diversity and inclusion is discussed is often pretty lazy by people who know a little bit but not enough and this is why you often get this idea of false conflict”

We’re going to be unafraid

“That’s what I want for you, to create spaces where you can step out of the shade. Where you can be unafraid”

SHOWNOTES

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Disability The Basics [Book Review]

Transcript of Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem

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