Microlearning and inclusive leadership

Microlearning

Microlearning has been gaining in popularity in recent years – here’s how I incorporate it into my inclusive leadership training program and why it’s important to do so. I have worked in the diversity and inclusion industry for 13 years now, delivering inclusive leadership training to senior executives all over …

5 ways to reduce bias in recruitment

Bias in recruitment

We all have bias ingrained into us, resulting from our backgrounds and personal experiences – but how do you reduce this bias from influencing the recruitment process? Unconscious bias is when our minds make snap judgements and decisions without us even realising it. It doesn’t mean we are all bad …

Raising teenagers: surviving tips

Raising teenagers

I recently woke up and realised that I had succeeded in raising teenagers. Wow – my 17-year-old daughters aren’t drug addicts and are nice humans! Do you have a teenage daughter and sometimes wonder whether you (or she) are ever going to survive the teenage years?? As the mother of …

How to celebrate International Women’s Day

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Today is International Women’s Day, a day to commemorate the movement for women’s rights, and press for gender equality around the world – but how can we celebrate it? All too often I hear stories of cupcakes being distributed around offices. I can’t help but think – this isn’t enough, it’s …

6 men championing gender equality

6 men striving for gender equality

Over my 13 years in the diversity and inclusion industry, I have met some men who champion gender equality in a very real and genuine way. Men who see the lack of women in senior roles, recognise that generational change is not fixing it, and also understand what they have …

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#metoo backlash – good men are terrified!

#metoo backlash

The unintended side effect of the #metoo campaign is that good men, who are horrified at the stories and actions of other men, are frozen and opting for ‘inaction’ in the fear that they might do the wrong thing. Lean In released research which says that since the recent media …

6 women crushing gender barriers in senior roles

6 women crushing gender barriers

Women experience an uneven playing field, research and statistics demonstrate gender barriers time and time again. Looking at the corporate pipeline, gender inequality starts from the very first promotion. According to a recent report in America titled Women in the Workplace 2017 by McKinsey and Leanin.org, fewer women than men …

Learning framework – why the 70:20:10 model still works

The 70 20 10 learning framework

As global providers of award winning diversity and inclusion programs, it’s crucial for us at emberin to be at the forefront of the most effective learning and development trends, such as the 70:20:10 learning framework, in order to produce amazing results for our clients. With our assistance, our client, Telstra, …

Top 5 Diversity and Inclusion buzzwords for 2018

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2018 is well underway and there’s no doubt that it’s going to be a big year in the diversity and inclusion world.   I’ve been in the D&I industry for 13 years now, and every year there seems to be a shift in thought leadership and what the new “thing” …