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New year's DEI resolutions: the ones we'll want to stick to! dei diversity and inclusion inclusion inclusive leadership linkedin live Jan 25, 2024

There's a trend going around, suggesting we stop making New Year's resolutions.

While we're all for stopping unrealistic goals, we do believe there's a lot of value in setting work resolutions. Realistic ones, that is.

That is exactly what Natalie Wilkins and Eleanor Nevill discussed in...

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From Insight to Impact: Navigating the DEI Journey d&i strategies dei diversity and inclusion inclusion inclusive leadership Sep 27, 2023

We recently hosted a thought-provoking LinkedIn Live session featuring two of our DEI experts, Eleanor Nevill and Tom Waterhouse. This event explored the nuances of fostering enduring diversity, equity, and inclusion within organisations, shedding light on our distinctive approach to helping...

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How To Pretend You Care About Women At Work d&i strategies gender diversity inclusive leadership managing working parents motherhood working parents Feb 02, 2022

How to PRETEND you care about women at work

Provide training opportunities out of hours

Offering additional training and networking opportunities shows that you care about supporting and developing your female employees. However offering these opportunities outside of working hours can...

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How close are you to meeting your target of more women in leadership? d&i strategies gender diversity inclusive leadership Sep 21, 2021

Some time ago I was talking to an old friend who has recently retired from his role as Chief Operating Officer in a global organisation and the subject of gender parity at all levels of leadership came up. 

He shared how his company had invested millions in training over the years and...

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My Purpose & How It Supports My Leadership diversity and inclusion inclusive leadership working parents Nov 02, 2020

By Deborah Croft

I recently tuned into one of the excellent sessions at the LEAD Conference on the subject of Inclusive Leadership by Tim Munden who echoed our philosophy at Thriving Talent that in 21st Century Leadership, having a clear purpose which you can stand by...

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Do You Need A 4x4 Strategy? diversity and inclusion inclusive leadership Oct 29, 2020

Consider the metaphor of a dry desert. Throughout this year, the world has been experiencing ”shifting sands” with new mammoth sand dunes (challenges) constantly emerging. 

Leaders are under so much pressure to read this changing landscape, have the answers and know what to do....

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How Can We Enable Diverse Teams To Leverage Flexibility? d&i strategies inclusive leadership smart and flexible working Sep 23, 2019

Creating working environments where diversity in teams can thrive requires flexibility and there’s no one size fits all solution. 

We need to provide flexibility whether it is for someone celebrating Ramadan and needing to be home at sunset, someone going out on maternity leave, or...

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How to get the most out of your team training budget career development communication at work d&i strategies inclusive leadership Sep 17, 2019

With the last quarter of the financial year coming up for many organisations here in Switzerland, it’s time for leaders to take a look at how well they utilised their training and team training budgets. 

If you’re reading this in September - you have under 10 weeks to utilise...

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How can you make employees feel safe to speak up? communication at work confidence building d&i strategies inclusive leadership Aug 05, 2019

Do your employees feel safe to speak up, even when what they have to say goes against the grain? 

Encouraging your employees to make themselves heard and speak up is one thing. But are they saying what they think you want to hear? Making individuals feel secure enough to voice their true...

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The Secret Weapon To Boost Your Diversity And Inclusion Efforts d&i strategies employee resource groups gender diversity inclusive leadership Oct 30, 2018

Did you know that there is a secret weapon that helps to foster respect and promote inclusion within the workplace?

 

Enter the ERG

 

ERG - it sounded like an advanced Ai software secret weapon to that only folks in D&I knew about. That’s exactly what I thought this was...

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