Unfortunately, many Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) efforts take a negative and divisive approach, instead of encouraging human connection and finding common ground. If your program focuses too much on differences, team members can feel even more divided and disassociated. Communication, feedback and listening should instead focus on the human element. With a positive approach to inclusion, differences become strengths to teams and organizations.
There are major benefits to having an inclusion program
According to Executive Coach Tammy Hughes, inclusion is all about self-empowerment and taking ownership over how people respond to you. We’ve asked Tammy to share her expert advice on how to help your employees feel safe, valued, and accepted for who they are.
By providing a healthy and positive work culture, people feel encouraged to contribute, which increases team collaboration, communication, and performance. It can also make manager feedback more effective and reduce conflicts that stem from a lack of understanding, which means increased productivity and positive business outcomes. Retention rates will also benefit as employees stay when they feel they are appreciated.
During this interactive webinar we will get tactical and practical on how inclusion:
There are major benefits to inclusion and doing it right!
What are the benefits to helping your team feel inclusive and helping them grow? Awareness of biases and appreciation of diversity gives us a better understanding of how someone else might prefer to be treated. It also invites individuals to be active (and not passive) about how they are perceived by others.
Inclusion - what does it do for us?:
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