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Inclusive Language creates belonging

7 ways Inclusive Language creates belonging at work

The hot topic of Inclusive Language Recently inclusive language seems to be a hot topic and one that many organisations are asking me to deliver workshops in this area. Particularly for senior leadership leams.  Why is this so important and why does language matter so much?  Creating a culture of inclusion etiquette Inclusion etiquette refers to respectful communication and interaction with people who may not have the same characteristics as someone else.  The principles of inclusion etiquette rely on common…

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LGBTQI+ History Month Michelle Codrington-Rogers

LGBTQI+ History Month

Celebrating LGBTQI+ History Month In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I talk about LGBTQI+ History Month, and I am delighted to be joined by the wonderful Michelle Codrington-Rogers.    If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  About my guest Michelle Codrington-Rogers is a teacher of citizenship at a large school in Oxford.  As a first-generation, UK-born, Vincentian bred she is proud of her family and cultural…

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International Student Mental Health

International Student Mental Health

International Student Mental Health On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m going to be talking about international students’ mental health whilst studying at universities in the UK.    I have decided to make an episode on this topic, as it has become increasingly talked about issue within the UK, particularly in Higher Education.  Blue Monday, the most depressing day in January has passed by and it’s currently Chinese New Year.  I am aware that many students won’t be able…

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How staff networks can shape the culture

In today’s episode, I chat with Kate Nash about how staff networks can shape the culture and behaviour in organisations with Kate Nash. Staff employee networks/resource groups can have the power to shape and strengthen the culture and behaviours of their organisations. This is done by using the talent, ideas, enthusiasm and knowledge of staff. Shaping the Culture Effective networks can help to create change in organisations, as well to support leaders and managers in implementing change. Sometimes setting up…

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Disability History Month

Disability History Month: The Disability Movement

As part of Disability History Month, I’m delighted to have Steph Cutler on this week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast.  I met Steph when I was working at Imperial College London, and she did some work for me through her organisation – Making Lemonade.  About my guest Steph is the Founder of Making Lemonade, an organisation she set up over 12 years ago after acquiring unexpected sight loss and started experiencing barriers that disabled people face in society –…

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