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Blog - Diversity and inclusion

Should we have an “appropriate workplace behaviour” dictionary?

Posted by Tracy Powley 12/07/19

DictionaryOne of the questions we often get asked in our workshops and coaching is “can’t you give us a list of what we can and can’t say?”  Is this the way forward to help bring clarity to the tricky area of what is appropriate workplace behaviour?

Managing Inappropriate Behaviour - what to do to create lasting change

Posted by Tracy Powley 13/06/19

The upside to all the headlines about inappropriate workplace behaviour is that organisations are starting to do something about it. But behaviour change needs more than one workshop.....

Why is the legal profession so far behind when it comes to dealing with bullying and sexual harassment?

Posted by Tracy Powley 20/05/19

HammerThe profession which should be the guardians of good practice and role modelling when it comes behaviour at work, has just been exposed as having one of the worst track records. Just why has the legal profession been so slow to act?

 

Just Banter … or is it? Thoughts for International Women’s Day

Posted by Tracy Powley 04/03/19

Banter can knit teams together; shared experience and humour can go a long way to creating a strong sense of team identity and break barriers down between team members. 

But it can also create barriers – in a way which erodes confidence and negatively affects motivation and productivity….

The Case for Kindness at Work in 2019

Posted by Tracy Powley 06/02/19

RAKThe cynical point of view would question whether we need an awareness day to try and encourage people to be nice to each other.

But when you look at statistics around how we treat each other at work, the reason becomes frighteningly clear.

Launch of our “Steps to Inclusion” Review

Posted by Tracy Powley 14/01/19

Would you like to be doing more to encourage a diverse workforce and create a truly inclusive workplace - but not sure where to start and how best to allocate your resources?

Help is at hand with our new Steps to Inclusion review….

Focal Point in 2018

Posted by Tracy Powley 28/11/18

2018As we look back over the last year, we have been delighted to contribute to a variety of articles, programmes and webinars on inappropriate behaviour at work...

Why many (men) may be feeling anxious about going to the Christmas party this year…

Posted by Tracy Powley 27/11/18

Office PartyOver a year since Weinstein, the workplace landscape has shifted... and while empowering for some, for others it is leading to confusion and concern...

The results of our survey - “Weinstein a year on; what has changed?”

Posted by Tracy Powley 13/11/18

Senior Manager inappropriate behaviourThanks to everyone who completed our survey “Weinstein a year on; what has changed?”Take a look at the results here

(Body) Guarding against ‘Unconscious Bias’

Posted by Andrew Rundle - Associate Learning and Development Consultant 02/10/18

BBC - BodyguardA gripping drama and so many lessons on unconscious bias from Bodyguard...