Inclusion Tips for Today

At Hive Learning, we’re on a mission to help people build a more inclusive world.

But in the midst of the anti-discrimination protests currently taking place worldwide, this can feel like an overwhelming and impossible task to tackle.

We believe that education is an essential starting point, and having a conversation about these issues with empathy, trust, compassion and curiosity is critical if we want to create lasting change.

So we’ve published resources from our Inclusion Works programme below which are built to give people tiny actions they can apply straight away to consciously include and overcome the systemic unconscious bias that sits at the heart of so many of our systems, and especially now.

This is a starter for 10 — we’ve favored speed and action over perfection in publishing lots of these (which are usually deployed as a learning journey of content, conversation and reflection with your peers), so if you have any ideas or suggestions on how to make them more relevant right now, or if there’s anything else you’d like to learn about, please share with us here.


Pulse report: The state of DEI in 2020-2021

2020 was challenging and transformative for DEI. We gathered insights from DEI experts to share what they did in 2020 and what their priorities are for 2021.

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2020 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Your bundle of content to give people everyday ways to be more inclusive of people with visible and invisible disabilities

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US election and politics at work

Following the US elections, we’ve created easy to follow guides that managers can take away to help facilitate respectful conversations about politics at work

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Inclusion Works Workouts for Antiracism

These Inclusion Works workouts are thought-provoking activity guides to help teams have meaningful conversations about race and privilege in the workplace.

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This got us thinking

A weekly blog that brings you easy-going nudges to think differently, do differently and experiment with how to be more inclusive.

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How to make your onboarding more inclusive for your Black colleagues

You're increasing your number of Black colleagues — but is your onboarding inclusive enough? Here's how to foster belonging from the first day, week and month.

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

Racial bias in hiring processes works against Black professionals. Counteract bias and make your recruitment more equitable with a debias hiring checklist.

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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 takes us on a brave, self-reflective journey to unpack why we feel so uncomfortable talking about race.

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How to be antiracist

A complete pathway from the Inclusion Works programme on how to be antiracist and why it's important.

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Privilege & Identity

A complete pathway from the Inclusion Works programme on privilege and identity.

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What is systemic racism?

Racism is so much more than just explicit acts of hatred or prejudice. It’s also systemic racism — a system of advantage and disadvantage based on race.

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How to have smoother conversations about Black Lives Matter

Common objections you may encounter when discussing Black Lives Matter, and ways to help you have smoother conversations on the movement.

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A message from our CEO in these turbulent times

At Hive Learning, we want to play our part in standing against racism and discrimination in any way we can, however small.

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A conversation guide

A 4-step conversation guide to support your Black colleagues with compassion.

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How to talk about race & ethnicity

We've outlined some useful terms across three broad dimensions of diversity to help make you feel more confident in conversation.

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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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Book Review: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

7 Years after coining the phrase white fragility, Robin DiAngelo unpacks her uncomfortable but game-changing concept into an intensive personal workshop.

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Three ways to have bolder conversations about diversity and inclusion

Here are 3 ways and an advanced glossary to get off the starting blocks and have bigger, deeper and bolder conversations about diversity and identity.

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D&I Glossary

Stay fluent in the rapidly evolving language of diversity and inclusion to help your conversation flow freely. Check out our glossary of D&I terms and concepts.

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How we unwittingly leave people behind

Certain groups are marginalised and this blocks diversity and inclusion. Getting clued up on the issues and what you can do will improve your acquired diversity

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5 main types of privileges

Acknowledging our own privileges can be difficult. But awareness can help us assess the impact they have on others around us.

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Why it’s best to be an ally in training

Being an ally is advocating alongside or on the behalf of groups and individuals that are underrepresented. Here are 2 key ways you can be an active ally.

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The ultimate checklist for listening as an ally

Here are some tips for getting the most out of conversations and furthering your commitment to really understand another’s perspective.

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Speak up, not over

Here are the easiest ways you can speak up for (and not over) someone.

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

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

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Inclusion Works programme

If you want to have a conversation with us about how best to help your team make inclusion a daily habit, find out more about our programme.

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