Management

Culture and Leadership

How culture and leadership combine

On today’s episode, I talk about culture and leadership. I wanted to talk about culture and leadership as I’ve been delivering leadership programmes for Black/Global Majority/ Staff of Colour for several years. So, talking and thinking about culture is a key theme in these programmes.  I also think the Coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on varying different styles of “leadership” based on cultural country frameworks. In many cases hasn’t worked well, or it’s been a game-changer and saved thousands…

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Hope Virgo for Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

This week on the Diverse Minds podcast is all about Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and I’m delighted to be joined by Hope Virgo. If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  There are two weeks allocated to raising awareness about eating disorders. Firstly, the National Eating Disorders Association’s week running from the 24 Feb to the 1 March. The second one run by Beat Eating disorders from 2 to…

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Blue Monday sparks conversations about mental health

How Blue Monday sparks conversations about mental health

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about that infamous Monday in January, Blue Monday. I will highlight why employers should care about staff wellbeing even more so during this month.  When is Blue Monday?  Mondays can be tough for all of us. It is the day of the week staff are most likely to call in sick. The third Monday in January is called Blue Monday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year. The day when it…

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Lessons I learned in 2019

12 business lessons I learned in 2019

Lessons I learned in 2019 On this episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about the business lessons I’ve learned in the year 2019. I also talk about what’s to come in 2020 for my business, Diverse Minds UK.  The end of the Gregorian calendar is often a time for reflection for everyone, an opportunity to look back and set the tone for the year ahead, and I think doing this can be a useful exercise to celebrate all…

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An empty desk with a computer and a plant to show lonliness when experiencing an eating disorder

Eating Disorders at work: What you can do

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 It is Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) this week from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May. A national week in the UK to raise awareness of mental health and mental ill- health to inspire action and promote the positive message of good mental health for all.  MHAW was established in 2001 and is run by the Mental Health Foundation. This year’s theme is all about body image. Gabriella and I wanted to take the time…

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