INCLUSION HABITS JOURNEY

Transforming Leadership and Culture

 

Empower Your Leaders with Actionable Inclusion Strategies

Who Is This For?

Leaders across all levels who aim to embody and promote an inclusive culture within their organisations. The Inclusion Habits Journey is designed for those ready to translate their commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) into tangible, impactful actions.

Why It Matters:

True leadership involves not just understanding the importance of inclusion but actively fostering it within your teams. This journey equips leaders with the practical skills and habits necessary to create a workplace where every individual feels valued and included, leading to measurable improvements in engagement, innovation, and productivity.

What You'll Achieve:

  • A deep, practical understanding of the six habits of being inclusive, enables leaders to actively promote a sense of belonging and value diversity.
  • Insights into how intentional inclusive actions directly contribute to your organisation’s bottom line and overall success.
  • The ability to witness and drive change within your teams, enhancing metrics critical to business performance, including retention, engagement, innovation, and more.

How It Works:

The Inclusion Habits Journey unfolds over a 2–3-month period, incorporating a mix of facilitated webinars, practical experiments, microlearning modules, and cohort discussions. Led by DEI expert Maureen Frank, this program challenges leaders to:

  • Apply and Experiment: Adopt the six inclusion habits through real-world actions, assessing their impact on team culture and performance.
  • Learn and Embed: Through webinars and microlearning focused on the how-tos of inclusion, leaders build their skillset in fostering an inclusive environment.
  • Support and Discuss: Engage in meaningful discussions with peers, sharing challenges and strategies for embedding inclusion into daily practices.

Top 8 FAQs for the Inclusion Habits Journey Learning Solution

  • What is the Inclusion Habits Journey?

    The Inclusion Habits Journey is a dynamic learning solution developed by Emberin, designed to empower leaders at all levels with the essential skills and habits to foster an inclusive workplace culture. This journey is facilitated by DEI expert Maureen Frank and is based on the science of habit formation, offering practical steps for leaders to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within their teams.

  • Who should participate in the Inclusion Habits Journey?

    This program is ideal for leaders across all levels of an organisation who are committed to being role models for an inclusive culture. It is particularly beneficial for those looking to move beyond a theoretical understanding of DEI to practical, everyday actions that make a real difference.

  • How does the Inclusion Habits Journey differ from other DEI programs?

    Unlike traditional DEI programs that may focus on theory or compliance, the Inclusion Habits Journey emphasises actionable habits and real-world experiments. It leverages the latest in habit science to ensure lasting behavioural change, ensuring that leaders don’t just learn about inclusivity but actively practise it in their daily interactions.

  • What are the key components of the Inclusion Habits Journey?

    The journey includes facilitated webinars, actionable experiments, microlearning modules, and cohort discussions. These components are designed to be engaging and manageable, fitting into leaders’ busy schedules while providing continuous learning and support.

  • What outcomes can organisations expect from implementing the Inclusion Habits Journey?

    Organisations can expect significant improvements in key metrics such as employee retention, engagement, innovation, and productivity. Leaders will gain clarity and confidence in their ability to foster an inclusive environment, leading to a more cohesive, innovative, and high-performing team.

  • How long does the Inclusion Habits Journey take to complete?

    The program is designed to be completed over a 2–3-month period, with elements spaced out to allow for reflection, experimentation, and discussion. This time frame ensures that participants can fully absorb and apply their learning without overwhelming their schedules.

  • Can the Inclusion Habits Journey be customised for specific industries or organisational needs?

    Yes, Emberin has successfully adapted the Inclusion Habits Journey for a variety of organisational contexts, incorporating specific messaging, language, and examples to meet the unique needs and challenges of different industries.

  • How is success measured throughout the Inclusion Habits Journey?

    Success is measured through a combination of qualitative feedback from participants and quantitative metrics such as changes in engagement scores, attrition rates, and other relevant performance indicators. Participants are also encouraged to share their personal experiences and the observable impacts of their inclusion efforts on their teams.

Journey Elements

Facilitated Webinars

Engaging, action-focused sessions that inspire leaders to embrace and trial inclusive behaviours.

Experiments

Real-life applications of inclusion habits, with a focus on accountability and measuring impact.

Embedding

Online modules that break down the process of becoming an inclusive leader into manageable, actionable steps.

Discussion

Opportunities for leaders to challenge each other, share experiences, and support mutual growth in fostering inclusion.

Example Results:

  • Construction Sector: A 2% increase in engagement survey results within 6 months, amid organisational restructuring.
  • Tech Industry: A 5% reduction in attrition over 12 months, with an additional 3% decrease the following year.
  • Manufacturing: Over 10,000 provable impacts on the bottom line within 6 months, stemming from intentional inclusion actions by leaders.

The Why Behind the Journey: Leaders understand the importance of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) but often lack the how-to. This journey is about moving beyond theoretical knowledge to becoming active role models of inclusivity, equipped with the skills and habits needed to make a real difference.

Building Skills and Confidence:

  • Core I&D Skill Building: Enhance your foundational knowledge and ability to act inclusively.
  • Authentic Role Modelling: Lead by example, demonstrating genuine inclusive behaviour.
  • Inclusion Habits: Develop and maintain behaviours that promote diversity and inclusion naturally.
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Expected Outcomes

Pride

Feel proud of the visible difference you've made in the lives of your team members.

Value

Recognise the immense value and impact of your inclusive actions, motivating you to broaden this initiative across your team.

Empowerment

Move from supporting inclusion in theory to confidently implementing inclusive practices.

Witnessed Change

Observe firsthand the positive effects of your actions on team effectiveness and personal leadership growth.

The Inclusion Habits Journey is more than just a program; it’s a transformative experience designed to equip leaders with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to drive real change in their organisations. Through this journey, leaders not only learn what it means to be inclusive but also how to actively create a culture that celebrates diversity and fosters innovation.

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Case Study

Revolutionising Inclusion in the Tech Industry with Emberin's Inclusion Habits Journey

Client: A leading technology firm in Australia, known for its innovative solutions but facing challenges in fostering an inclusive workplace culture.

Challenge

The client recognised the need to transform its workplace culture to not only attract but also retain diverse talent in a competitive industry. Despite a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), the company struggled with:

  • Low levels of employee engagement and belonging among underrepresented groups.
  • A significant gap in inclusive leadership practices at all levels.
  • Challenges in translating DEI objectives into tangible actions that impact the daily work environment.
Approach

In response to these challenges, the client partnered with Emberin to implement the Inclusion Habits Journey, a comprehensive program designed to empower leaders with actionable strategies for fostering inclusion. Led by DEI expert Maureen Frank, the journey focused on:

  • Engaging leaders across the organisation in facilitated webinars to understand and embrace the six habits of being inclusive.
  • Encouraging practical experiments with these habits in day-to-day leadership and team interactions.
  • Providing microlearning modules and cohort group discussions for continuous learning and support.
Solution

The Inclusion Habits Journey offered the client a structured, engaging, and practical framework to address its DEI challenges. Key components include:

  • Customised Webinars: Tailored sessions that inspired leaders to adopt and advocate for inclusive behaviours.
  • Actionable Experiments: Leaders were tasked with implementing the six inclusion habits in their teams, fostering a culture of belonging and appreciation for diversity.
  • Supportive Learning Environment: Through microlearning and discussions, leaders shared challenges, strategies, and successes, creating a community of practice committed to inclusivity.
Experience

Leaders at the client reported a transformative experience through the Inclusion Habits Journey. They highlighted:

  • A significant shift in their understanding and application of inclusive leadership practices.
  • Enhanced confidence in addressing diversity and inclusion challenges within their teams.
  • A deeper appreciation for the impact of inclusivity on innovation, collaboration, and team morale.

Outcomes

Within six months of completing the Inclusion Habits Journey, the client observed measurable improvements in its workplace culture and performance:

  • A 5% reduction in attrition rates, attributed to enhanced feelings of belonging and engagement among employees.
  • Feedback from employee surveys indicated a 10% increase in perceived inclusivity and psychological safety.
  • Innovation metrics showed a 15% improvement, with diverse teams reporting higher levels of collaboration and creativity.
  • Customer engagement scores rose by 8%, as the inclusive culture led to more empathetic and innovative customer solutions.

The client’s partnership with Emberin and participation in the Inclusion Habits Journey marked a pivotal step in its mission to cultivate an inclusive workplace. Through practical actions, ongoing learning, and leadership commitment, the client not only enhanced its DEI practices but also set a new standard for inclusivity in the technology sector.

It's All About Trust.

Choosing Emberin and Maureen Frank for your DEI solutions means you’re opting for trusted experts committed to your organisation’s inclusivity success. Their approach is grounded in years of experience and innovative strategies tailored to meet your unique DEI goals.

Why trust Emberin for your DEI journey? Here are four compelling reasons:

  • Personalised DEI Solutions: Tailored programs designed to address your specific challenges and objectives.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from Maureen Frank’s extensive experience and innovative methodologies.
  • Strategic Alignment: Solutions that resonate with your organisational culture and goals for impactful change.
  • Proven Success: A track record of transformative results across industries, verified by numerous awards and testimonials.

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