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Listen: The formula for being a great ally

The vast majority of people are well-intentioned and want to be inclusive - but various factors hold them back from stepping up to be an ally

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Listen: Motivating allyship

The vast majority of people are well-intentioned and want to be inclusive - but various factors hold them back from stepping up to be an ally

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Listen: What is allyship, plus some cautions & caveats for allies

Allyship is critical for building inclusive culture at work. In this episode, we explore what allyship is and some cautions and caveats that...

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Set expectations: Address problematic language

This is an Inclusion Works Workout — an interactive session guide to help teams foster a more inclusive culture. We’re sharing this Workout...

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Your guide to talking about diversity

Most people are well-meaning when it comes to diversity and inclusion. But often, caring deeply isn’t enough. We have to practice inclusive...

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Your 2-minute guide to giving feedback

Biased feedback gets in the way of inclusive career progression. It’s important to know how to give it, how to receive it, and be...

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Why Your Workplace Needs To Add “Belonging” To Their Diversity and Inclusion Program

In this interview, we spoke with Asif Sadiq, Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at The Telegraph. You don’t see the title of...

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Why your employer brand is critical for attracting diverse talent (and why you might be getting it wrong)

An Exclusive Interview with Gamiel Yafai, Managing Director at Diversity Marketplace.

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Why Your D&I Department Won’t Succeed Alone

An Exclusive Interview with Tiffany Edwards, Engagement and Inclusion Director at Droga5.

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Why Work/Life Integration Doesn’t Mean Your Career Is on the “B-Track”

In this interview, we spoke with Suzanne McGovern, Chief Diversity Officer at Splunk where she shared some of her struggles with work/life...

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Why psychological safety is a critical path to inclusion

Business problems today are far too complex for any one person to solve. That’s why the most effective leaders—rather than relying solely on...

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Why it’s best to be an ally in training

This is part one of a three-part series about how to be a better ally. Understand the mindset of an ‘ally in training’ and get to grips with...

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Why hiring for culture fit is misguided

You need to be aware of your biases throughout the hiring process, especially when making a final decision or taking a candidate out of the...

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Why Changing Your Values Won’t Change Your Culture

An Exclusive Interview with Sonja Gittens Ottley, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Asana

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What’s a “blind audition”?

📝 How are you hiring? After you attract the right talent to apply to work for your business, you need to minimize the chance of bias seeping...

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What “The Only” Experience Really Feels Like & How to Become a Better Ally

An Exclusive Interview with Stephanie Foster, Product Manager at Fiserv In the D&I community we often talk about how difficult “the only”...

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What is racism? And what is systemic racism?

This piece is part of a series on systemic racism that’s a small part of Hive Learning’s Inclusion Works program. Here’s why we encourage...

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What is inclusion?

👏 We’re glad you asked. The difference between “diversity” and “inclusion” isn’t immediately obvious, but the nuance between...

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What are microaggressions?

The way our bias leaks out is through everyday microaggressions: seemingly minor slights, exclusions, messages, looks, jokes or quips to someone...

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We’re Using the Wrong Bar to Measure Worker Success

An Exclusive Interview with Fiona Smith and Katy Murray, Co-Founders of Catalyst Collective

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Wait – isn’t this obsession with microaggressions too PC?

There are objections abound when it comes to microaggressions: from the idea that it’s a “first world problem” to that it’s too...

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Unpack invisible privileges

Both privilege and oppression shape the way you interact with the world or, more accurately, how the world interacts with you.

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Understand your privilege

Understanding your privilege is often cited as a first and fundamental step in becoming an ally. Here’s what that actually means.

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Trump’s executive order on DEI training is in place until January at least; here’s what it means

On September 22nd US President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping, banning certain types of diversity...

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Top tips to strip bias out of your talent practices

Signals about your inclusiveness are hidden in plain sight in job adverts, marketing materials and messages about your culture. It’s important...

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Tiny habits: hear all voices in meetings

Feeling that your voice is heard is an important part of feeling included in a team.

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Tiny habits: foster creative abrasion

The way that innovative teams generate great ideas is through a process and a culture known as creative abrasion, where ideas are productively...

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Three ways to have bolder conversations about diversity and inclusion

Conversations about diversity don’t stop at hearing about someone’s personal identity. Productive, eye-opening and fascinating conversations...

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The way forward

This piece is part of a series on systemic racism that’s a small part of Hive Learning’s Inclusion Works program. Here’s why we encourage...

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The ultimate guide to inclusive onboarding

⏰ Think about the last time you had a first day at work. How did you feel? You might remember feeling anxious, excited, or filled with...

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The Tech Skills Gap and How Inclusion Can Solve It

An Exclusive Interview with Jaqueline de Rojas, president of Tech UK and one of the most influential women in tech in the UK.

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The surprising paradox of comfort and psychological safety

Psychological safety, a term coined and defined by Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson, is a belief that you will not be punished or...

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The Remarkable Example of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

An Exclusive Interview with Natalie Sigona, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion at BAE Systems

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The Problem With Labels & The Right To Offend

An Exclusive Interview with Denise McQuaid, Customer and Innovation Director at Connor HR Consultancy

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The Neutral Middle Is Hindering Change

An Exclusive Interview with Marissa Ellis, Founder of Diversily and creator of the Change Canvas.

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The moment DEI became everyone’s responsibility

2020 threw plenty of curveballs at organizations and DEI teams. COVID-19 created new and urgent people needs while putting many companies on...

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The disability pay gap hiding in plain sight

We’ve talked a lot about the gender and ethnicity pay gaps, and it’s been enlightening to see the data shared by companies on both sides of...

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The business case for D&I

Diversity is good for business. Not just for the obvious reasons, like because it’s the right thing to do. There’s a raft of research that...

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Speak up, not over

This is part three of a three-part series about how to be a better ally. Understand the mindset of an ‘ally in training’ and get to grips...

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Smashing The Glass Wall with Pragmatic Feminism

An Exclusive Interview with the authors of The Glass Wall, Kathyrn Jacob OBE and Sue Unerman Women are still under-represented in the executive...

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Set ground rules for political debate at work

A quick glance at the 2020 U.S. election results map will show you that whichever side you were on in the election, there are plenty of people...

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Session guide: Build psychological safety in your team

📌 What do we mean by trust & psychological safety? Trust is the essential starting point for true inclusion in your team.

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Scenarios: how to use your privilege

From a very young age, we’re taught about fairness. But we are rarely taught that treating everyone the same isn’t fair. Think of it...

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Resources hub for learning about people with disabilities

There’s an easy and fulfilling way to self-educate about disabilities and the diverse experiences of people that have them.

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Reni Eddo-Lodge on systemic racism in the UK

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism and the Black British experience. This guide...

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Racism in housing

This piece is part of a series on systemic racism that’s a small part of Hive Learning’s Inclusion Works program. Here’s why we encourage...

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Racism in healthcare

This piece is part of a series on systemic racism that’s a small part of Hive Learning’s Inclusion Works program. Here’s why we encourage...

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Racism in education

This piece is part of a series on systemic racism that’s a small part of Hive Learning’s Inclusion Works program. Here’s why we encourage...

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Racism in cultural representation and the media

This piece is part of a series on systemic racism that’s a small part of Hive Learning’s Inclusion Works program. Here’s why we encourage...

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Racism in criminal justice

This piece is part of a series on systemic racism that’s a small part of Hive Learning’s Inclusion Works program. Here’s why we encourage...

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Racial bias in hiring: How to make hiring more equitable for Black professionals

In 2017, a study found that discrimination in recruitment against Black professionals hadn’t improved in 25 years.

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Putting Employees First Puts the Company First

An Exclusive Interview with Adelmise Warner, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Sirius XM and Pandora

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The state of DEI 2020-2021

2020 changed the way we work. COVID-19 turned whole industries on their heads overnight and took a huge toll on people’s personal lives. When...

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Psychological Safety: The Path to Inclusion and Innovation

An Exclusive Interview with Tim Clark, founder and CEO of Leader Factor, a consultancy that offers elegant, practical, and powerful performance...

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Privilege and Power: Pass the Mic

An Exclusive Interview with Yari Blanco, Senior Manager of Culture and Diversity at The Wing

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Primer on unconscious bias

📌 We’re all biased Yep, that’s right. We all have biases. These biases are deep-seated assumptions we make about people who are...

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Navigate a colleague’s return to work after a leave of absence

🙇 Navigating stigma around extended leaves of absence Asking for a leave of absence is in itself anxiety-inducing. Why?

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Book Review: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Seven years after coining the phrase white fragility, Robin DiAngelo unpacks her uncomfortable but game-changing concept.

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Book Review: The Person You Mean to Be by Dolly Chugh

This book will help you have difficult and bolder conversations, confront uncomfortable truths and not be afraid to talk about race as long as...

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It’s Time to Make Inclusion Inclusive: Why Tackling One Underrepresented Group Won’t Work

An Exclusive Interview with Toby Mildon, Diversity and Inclusion Architect at Mildon.

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It’s a racist society and we can’t ‘just live in it’

Antiracism is actively doing your part to understand, identify and change problems that contribute to racial injustice.

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Is digital DEI here to stay

If you want to download the full report and share it with your colleagues, get the PDF here:

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Introduction to gender pay gaps and pay parity

You may have heard the terms “gender pay gap” and “pay parity” used interchangeably – but they really are not the same thing.

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Inclusive workplace: noise and deep work

👩‍💻 Think about noise & deep work Offices can be noisy, distracting places. Are you setting your team up with the environment they need...

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How we unwittingly leave people behind

On the surface, the word marginalised means to be pushed out to the edges — the opposite of inclusion. Of course, none of us would put others...

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How we unwittingly exclude and marginalize

On the surface, the word marginalized means to be pushed out to the edges — the opposite of inclusion. Of course, none of us would put others...

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How to talk about race & ethnicity

🗣️ Words matter. That’s why we’ve outlined some useful rules of thumb and terms to use across three broad dimensions of diversity to...

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How to talk about disability (and what not to say)

Let’s be real: it can be really tough to talk about disabilities, especially at work. But when we avoid talking about this important part of...

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How to start the conversation about D&I in 2020

🤐 One of the major stumbling blocks to building a diverse and inclusive team is that diversity itself so often goes unspoken in the corporate...

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How to self-educate & ideal starting resources

This forms part of our ‘How to be antiracist’ pathway in our Inclusion Works programme. For this pathway, we’ve made a conscious decision...

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How to identify & discuss things you want to change

This forms part of our ‘How to be antiracist’ pathway in our Inclusion Works programme. For this pathway, we’ve made a conscious decision...

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How to hire for culture add vs culture fit

Aubrey Blanche, Head of Diversity and Belonging at Atlassian, calls ‘culture fit’ one of the worst talent concepts that have ever been...

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How to create a Diversity Programme that changes culture from today

Last week Starbucks closed 8,000 of its US stores to give 175,000 employees racial bias training. But Harvard Research proves that traditional...

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How to build a socially inclusive environment

43% of employees say that their office is dominated by cliques. Cliques are groups that develop exclusive social practices.

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How to build a business case for D&I at your company

Buying a branded ping-pong table or getting 15 types of bagels for breakfast can hardly feel comparative to a diversity and inclusion (D&I)...

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How to advance your conversations about D&I

Conversations about diversity don’t stop at hearing about someone’s personal identity. Productive, eye-opening and fascinating conversations...

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How Purpose Creates Diversity and Inclusion

An Exclusive Interview with Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Founder and CEO Gadhia Group

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How Inclusive is Your Network

An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zella King, Co-Founder of Personal Boardroom

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How diversity, equity and inclusion became a C-Suite priority

If you want to download the full report and share it with your colleagues, get the PDF here:

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How 2020 created new dimensions and priorities in DEI

2020 threw plenty of curveballs at organizations and DEI teams. COVID-19 created new and urgent people needs while putting many companies on...

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Hear everyone when you ideate

You may have heard that the ideation stage of innovation is about quantity over quality. But it’s also about having divergent ideas.

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George the Poet on youth violence, representation and the limitations of government

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism and the Black British experience. This guide...

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Everything You Need to Know About Financial Inclusion

An Exclusive Interview with Asesh Sarkar, Global CEO and Co-founder at Salary Finance, and Dhiren Master, Chief Marketing Officer at Salary...

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Dos & Don’ts for Inclusive 1:1s

🤝 Enhance a culture of inclusion with winning conversations When done well, one-to-one (1:1) meetings and conversations are an incredible...

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Does your workplace have exclusive decor and symbols?

Your decor may unwittingly send a symbolic message about who belongs in your business – and who doesn’t. Take a critical eye to what’s on...

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Does politics have a place at work?

Politics can be extremely divisive. It drives a wedge between families — the kind of wedge that quickly scuppers productivity and employee...

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Do awareness weeks pay lip service to DEI?

Awareness days, weeks and months like International Women’s Day and Black History Month aim to bring certain demographics into our everyday...

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Diversity ‘training’ doesn’t work: 3 ways to create a more inclusive culture

According to a recent McKinsey and Company report on Why Diversity Matters, companies that achieve gender diversity on their executive teams are...

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Your A-Z D&I Glossary

Our uncertainty of the right words to use to talk about diversity and inclusion can be paralysing. Most of us are worried we’ll handle it...

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Designing antiracist policies & norms at work

This forms part of our ‘How to be antiracist’ pathway in our Inclusion Works programme. For this pathway, we’ve made a conscious decision...

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Defy stereotypes: I am, but I am not

This is an Inclusion Works Workout — an interactive session guide to help teams foster a more inclusive culture. We’re sharing this Workout...

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“Culture Fit” is a Bad Fit for Creating an Inclusive Work Culture

An Exclusive Interview with Aubrey Blanche, Head of Diversity and Belonging at Atlassian

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Check your privilege

Writing in the seminal Privilege, Power, and Difference, Allan G. Johnson states that the flip side to every privilege is oppression.

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Building Inclusion Starts with Empathy

How often do you interact with people that are completely different from you? Stepping into someone else’s shoes can be an eye-opening and...

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Build vulnerability, it’s easier than you think

Vulnerability in leadership has been in vogue for ages and scholars agree it is a key ingredient in psychological safety. But how can we set...

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Boost honesty at exit interviews

🤦 Most companies fail at making departures constructive. This is a major missed opportunity to gather feedback that can help you be better,...

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Book Review: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel-Tatum

Beverly Daniel-Tatum’s first edition of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race...

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Being LGBTQ+ Inclusive In the Modern Workplace: Why ‘Caring’ Isn’t Enough

An Exclusive Interview with Vessy Tasheva, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

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Are you privileged?

This is part one of a four-part series about privilege. If will help you understand examples of privileges, the barriers that exist for people...

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Understanding workplace stereotypes: “too old”

Agesim, the “last acceptable prejudice”, isn’t just a simple brain blip like some cognitive biases. But like gender and race, age is an...

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Afua Hirsch on The Question

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism and the Black British experience. This guide...

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Affinity bias and you: Evaluate your inner circle

This is an Inclusion Works Workout — an interactive session guide to help teams foster a more inclusive culture. We’re sharing this Workout...

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Addressing common questions about antiracism

This forms part of our ‘How to be antiracist’ pathway in our Inclusion Works programme. For this pathway, we’ve made a conscious decision...

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A conversation guide

In light of the murder of George Floyd and the protests happening around the country, we’d encourage you to ask your Black colleagues how they...

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7 must-dos for inclusive interviews

We’ve all had that experience of interviewing someone and immediately hitting it off. Perhaps you went to the same university, or have the...

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#6: Reparations

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism. This guide forms part of a six-week Black...

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5 things not to say to people with invisible illnesses

Let’s face it, we can all get a bit tongue-tied when talking about disabilities or chronic illnesses. We so desperately want to be supportive...

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5 step guide to creating a more inclusive workplace environment

Is your workspace welcoming and enabling to all? Your workspace has an important role to play in inclusion. Your physical environment sends a...

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#5: Arts, Culture & Justice

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism. This guide forms part of a six-week Black...

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4 top tips to build psychological safety in your workplace

Psychological safety is about not being afraid to make a mistake and is predicated on the principles of learning from your errors, recognising...

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4 Secret Weapons for Building a Culture of Inclusion

Jackie Glenn is the former Chief Diversity Officer of EMC Corporation, Dell, author of Lift as I Climb: An Immigrant Girl’s Journey Through...

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4 point checklist for supporting parental leave

A raft of research shows that parents in the workplace accomplish more and make better leaders. They are more likely to trust their instincts,...

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#4: Isabel Wilkerson on America’s enduring caste system

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism. This guide forms part of a six-week Black...

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3 top reasons behind cognitive bias

Take a moment to look at the photo below and, as quickly as you can, imagine an answer to these three questions: 💼 What sort of job does...

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3 simple steps to stop a microaggression

🎁 Bonus resource for podcast listeners: if you heard Daisy Auger-Dominguez’s story about how her leadership team turned a microaggression...

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3 steps to de-bias your feedback

🙅 Biased feedback gets in the way of fair career progression You’re probably already well aware of the power of feedback. Constructive...

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How to start the conversation about D&I at work

Words matter 🗣️ Of course, the way we talk about diversity and inclusion is ever-evolving. No one’s blaming anyone for being uncertain...

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#3: Dr Brené Brown and Dr Ibram X. Kendi on how to be antiracist

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism. This guide forms part of a six-week Black...

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2021 and the future of DEI

2020 threw plenty of curveballs at organizations and DEI teams. COVID-19 created new and urgent people needs while putting many companies on...

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2 main dimensions of diversity

What makes you you? Probably too many things to count. Our identities are complex. Put groups of people together and you’ll find all sorts...

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#2: 13TH (film) on racism in the criminal justice system

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism. This guide forms part of a six-week Black...

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11 step approach to creating a more inclusive culture

💪 We are happiest and perform best when we can be ourselves, because we all want to be valued for who we are. An inclusive culture is one...

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#1: Beverly Daniel-Tatum on passive racism vs active racism

This discussion guide is designed to get you and your colleagues learning and talking about racism. This guide forms part of a six-week Black...

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How to have smoother conversations about Black Lives Matter

World news has focused on the murder of George Floyd, the riots, and the systemic oppression and racism that continues in the United States.

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PREVIEW: How to strip bias out of your hiring process

Kaleidoscope from Hive Learning is a guided inclusion programme, designed to help leaders and managers build a more inclusive culture starting...

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Why your workplace needs to add ‘belonging’ to their diversity and inclusion programme

In the latest episode of Inclusion Works – we spoke to the brilliant Asif Sadiq, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging for The Telegraph....

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Why “toxic masculinity“ matters

“Toxic masculinity” and man box culture impact everything by implying or insisting that there is one “right” way to be a man.

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If unconscious bias training doesn’t work, what’s the alternative?

Unconscious bias training is infamous in the diversity, equity and inclusion world and is fast becoming well known outside of those circles too.

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Why it’s the glass wall, not the glass ceiling, we need to crack

With just 6 female CEOs on the FTSE350, it’s clear that women are still under-represented in the executive suite – especially in tech. But...

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How to make your onboarding more inclusive for your Black colleagues

Onboarding is a word straight out of the HR glossary. But welcoming a new hire isn’t only the responsibility of the HR department or the...

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Why the word ‘diversity’ is blocking our progress

“Culture Fit is one of the worst talent concepts that’s ever been invented. I genuinely cannot understand why we would invent a concept that...

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Why changing your values won’t change your culture

How many times have you encountered a company with a set a values that didn’t match their actions? “Culture” has become synonymous with...

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Trump canceled diversity training. Does he have a point?

Over the past few weeks, diversity training has come under attack. And not just by a handful of reluctant corporate employees — by politicians...

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This Got Us Thinking: Why the backlash in supporting Black History Month?

Recently, Sainsbury’s published a Tweet demonstrating their support for this year’s Black History Month in the UK: While many supported...

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This Got Us Thinking when will D&I work pay the employees on the ground

D&I is undeniably important for businesses. But are the employees that drive it fairly compensated? At our August panel discussion Race,...

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This Got Us Thinking: what does Covid-19 mean for gender equality?

As the UK hustled into lockdown in mid March, we all knew things would change, be put on hold or cancelled altogether. Later that month, the...

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This Got Us Thinking what do you do about people that have it all wrong

On Tuesday July 7th, 150 signatories put their name to an open letter calling for the end of cancel culture and ideological conformity.

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This got us thinking the rise in anti-Semitic rhetoric

Recently grime artist Wiley appeared in the news after posting a number of anti-Semitic Tweets. After severe backlash from the public and a...

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This Got Us Thinking should you give up on winning hearts and minds

In matters of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), we’re often told we need to win hearts and minds. The message is that if you make...

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This Got Us Thinking: is this reel representation?

The Star Wars saga might have more intergalactic species than most films, but its human cast members haven’t always been very diverse. The...

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This got us thinking: How does racism affect mental health and access to care?

Over the summer several articles discussed how psychological wounds reopened for Black people following the Black Lives Matter movement.

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This Got Us Thinking: how do you address uncomfortable truths

At Hive Learning we’ve been hosting weekly informal talks about systemic racism, the Black Lives Matter movement and the legacy of slavery.

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This Got Us Thinking: How do we confront the gaps in our Black history education?

In June this year, writer and broadcaster Afua Hirsch wrote a thought-provoking article in Vogue magazine about the gaps in our education when...

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Harnessing the power of Black Lives Matter to create lasting change

Black Lives Matter began as a hashtag in 2013. It has grown into a decentralized, galvanizing and exacting tour de force. Now a movement with...

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This Got Us Thinking: can we still appreciate the work of flawed artists?

Once called the King of RnB, R. Kelly is now widely reviled following charges of sexual abuse and accusations that span two decades. His music...

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Great minds don’t think alike

Companies with more inclusive teams outperform their peers by 80% in team-based assessments, according to Deloitte.

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Four ways to strip bias from your hiring practice

It’s impossible to strip people of their biases. Deeply ingrained in us from a young age, even when we become aware of our bias and have an...

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Four ways to change culture fast

Most diversity and inclusion programmes don’t work. While many companies have training programmes in place, most focus solely on unconscious...

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RTI International, Black Lives Matter & Lasting Change

This interview took place as part of our Inclusion Works pulse report series, looking at how organizations can harness the momentum created by...

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Five of the most influential women in inclusion tell us how to #BalanceforBetter

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter Over the last few months, we’ve been privileged to speak with...

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Diversity and Inclusion

PREVIEW: Build trust and psychological safety in your team

Kaleidoscope from Hive Learning is a guided inclusion programme, designed to help leaders and managers build a more inclusive culture starting...

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Challenging the ethnicity pay gap.

What is the ethnicity pay gap? The ethnicity pay gap shows the gap in average earnings between different ethnic groups.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Northwestern Mutual, Black Lives Matter & Lasting Change

This interview took place as part of our Inclusion Works pulse report series, looking at how organizations can harness the momentum created by...

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New York Life, Black Lives Matter & Lasting Change

This interview took place as part of our Inclusion Works pulse report series, looking at how organizations can harness the momentum created by...

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Building inclusion starts with empathy

To listen to the full interview, including an exclusive insight from Sereena on advertising’s potential to change societies worldwide,...

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Diversity and Inclusion

Netflix, Black Lives Matter & Lasting Change

This interview took place as part of our Inclusion Works pulse report series, looking at how organizations can harness the momentum created by...

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Diversity and Inclusion

Being LBGTQ+ Inclusive in the Modern Workplace: Why ‘caring’ isn’t enough

It’s Monday and you’re at work. Your colleague asks “How was your weekend?” You think about your weekend, carefully filtering the...

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BAE Systems, Black Lives Matter & Lasting Change

This interview took place as part of our Inclusion Works pulse report series, looking at how organizations can harness the momentum created by...

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Diversity and Inclusion

Accenture, Black Lives Matter & Lasting Change

This interview took place as part of our Inclusion Works pulse report series, looking at how organizations can harness the momentum created by...

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A message from our CEO in these turbulent times

We have watched the news of the murders of George Floyd, Ahmad Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many more unfold with horror. We have felt anger and...

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8 tips to prevent sexual harassment within your team

Nearly half of working women in the U.S. say they have experienced harassment in the workplace – yet 80% of these victims never report this...

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7 ways to be more inclusive of people with invisible disabilities

It’s thought that invisible disabilities, also known as hidden or unseen disabilities, account for 96% of chronic medical conditions. But...

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Matthew Syed and Manoj Badale on race, diversity, and how businesses can fuel progress

If you’ve been wondering how to attack systemic racism but finding it to be an invisible foe, then you’re in good company.

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Is racism in the UK really as bad in the US?

Bring up the Black Lives Matter movement or racism in the UK and you’ll likely see someone roll their eyes and say that the UK isn’t as...

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5 main types of privilege

Behind every privilege is an imbalance of power. It’s invisible to those who possess it and ever-present for those who don’t.

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Introducing Inclusion Works – a new podcast from Hive Learning

At Hive Learning, our focus has always been on helping organisations adopt the behaviours critical for growth.

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