Training and Education
Unconscious Bias – Conscious Inclusion
‘’All men are equal, but some are more equal than others’’ (Animal Farm)
Some people move through the world and life more easily and successfully than others, for no other reason than that the world and its structures was designed with them in mind.
‘’I kept trying to fit myself into the spaces I was in .. that feeling of not fitting in, of having to exist outside of the norms presented to you’’. (Michelle Obama)
Norms cater for the majority – the able-bodied, neuronormative, heterosexual, cisgender.
The world we live in is filled with degrees of diversity that are anything but the norm.
Do you believe confidence is a choice? I asked this recently on a training programme I was delivering, and it led to a lively discussion. I wasn’t very confident as a teenager. I wasn’t very cool, but wanted desperately to be. I wanted to be liked by...
Having personal impact means having presence, being seen and heard. It requires us to take up space, physical and temporal, and advocate on behalf of ourselves. Communication is powerful. It demonstrates confidence, competence, conviction. We all have...
Interesting questions thrown up by the world’s move to hybrid working models: How do you turn up? How do you engage? How do you collaborate? How can you be seen, be heard, be rewarded? How can you maintain connection and camaraderie with your colleagues? ...