How to Support Diversity in Your Team
In her work on diversity and inclusion, Juliet Bourke (AICD, 2016) found that organisations with inclusive cultures are 8 times more likely to achieve better business outcomes. In fact, when it comes to gender diversity, organisations in the top quartile of female executives are 25% more likely to have above-average profitability than companies in the fourth quartile (McKinsey, 2020). In my experience, a true increase in organisational diversity goes far beyond the hiring stage. To achieve the real business benefits of diversity and inclusion requires a cultural shift, which starts with the leadership team. The leadership team sets the strategy…Read How to Support Diversity in Your Team
How do you get leaders to take responsibility for their team’s wellbeing?
70% of employees feel that their organisations are not doing enough to promote wellbeing in the workplace, with a lack of support from their leaders being the number one cause for professional burnout, according to a recent survey on workplace burnout by Deloitte So what can you, as a leader do to promote wellbeing and reduce feelings of burnout and overwhelm in your team? 1. Improve workplace culture Recent research shows that 1 in 3 employees do not feel comfortable taking vacation time. Not only that, but changes in workplace situations means more and more people are working from home,…Read How do you get leaders to take responsibility for their team’s wellbeing?