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Men's Health Week with Oris Ikiomi

Men’s Health Week with Oris Ikomi

Welcome to the 42nd episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, and it’s Men’s Health Week this week: running from the 15th to the 21st of June.  The aim of Men’s Health Week is to raise awareness of health issues that affect men disproportionately. As well as focusing on men to become more aware of health problems they may have or could develop, and gain the courage to do something about it.  So in essence, the three areas are to: support…

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Jumping Hurdles with Andrea Rainsford

Jumping Hurdles with Andrea Rainsford

At the moment, with the news of ill-health and suffering economies, it could be that you are feeling as if you don’t know what’s next or where to go. Perhaps you feel as if you are jumping hurdles to simply get through life at the moment. If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.   If you feel like you have no energy to care anymore and that doors are closed to you or will…

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World Parkinson’s Day: My Name is Claire

World Parkinson’s Day World Parkinson’s Day is all about understanding and getting to know people with Parkinson’s. As well as and the people in their lives. Sadly, many people living with Parkinson’s are far too familiar with loneliness and feeling left out. Add to this the Coronavirus pandemic, social isolation and physical distancing has intensified emotional isolation that was present for many. The chances are you will know or meet someone with Parkinson’s. Everyone needs to sit-up, take notice and…

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Autism At Work- National Autism Week

Autism at Work

World Autism Awareness Week This week’s blog is thanks to Vanda Latchford.  Vanda is a Job Coach at the National Autistic Society. In this blog she talks about autism and work, the current landscape. She also provides her five tips for an autism-friendly workplace. Autism at Work I am very proud to be part of the National Autistic Society. I deliver the Autism at Work programme sponsored by the Bloomfield Trust. My work as a job coach is inspired daily…

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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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