Mac Alonge from Equal Approach Using data to inform your Black History Month

Using data to inform BHM with Mac Alonge

As part of the Diverse Minds Black History Month special, I am delighted to have Mac Alonge on this week’s episode to tell us how to use data to inform your Black History Month events.   About my guest Mac is the Founder and CEO of data-driven, equality, diversity and inclusion tech company, The Equal Group.  The Equal Group are focused on providing forward-thinking organisations with the tools and support that they need to optimise their equality, diversity and inclusion efforts. …

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Woman on window set writing- 6 self-care tips for freelance writers

6 Self-Care Tips for Freelance Writers

This month’s guest blog is written by Johanna Cider, a freelance writer from New Zealand. I am delighted to share her specific self-care tips on the Diverse Minds website. Why writers need to consider self-care Many people try freelancing for a better quality of life. Work for yourself, cut out the commute and spend more time doing things you love.  However, in times of stress and high workloads, self-care is often overlooked. Implement certain techniques to help you take care…

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What is Diwali and how it’s celebrated with Dr. Manish Tayal

This week on the Diverse Minds podcast we are going to be talking all about the festival of Diwali and how you can celebrate in your workplace. If you don’t know what that is, then fear not, as this week’s guest is going to tell you all about it.  I am joined by the extremely qualified Dr. Manish Tayal MBE Surgeon Commander in the British Royal Navy. About my guest Dr. Manish Tayal MBE joined the Royal Navy in 2004,…

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How to organise meaningful Black History Month Events at work

In today’s episode, I talk about how to organise Black History Month events at work in a meaningful way.   Organising Black History Month Events Having organised numerous Black History Month events in previous roles and workplaces, I want to share my insights and experiences with you. So in this episode, I’ll share with you the tips, tricks, techniques, and barriers that I’ve jumped over to make Black History Month possible in the workplace.  In today’s show, I talk about: Two…

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Black Mental Health

Black Mental Health: How to engage your staff

The 10th of October marks World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme is suicide prevention. I’m not going to be talking specifically about this in this episode, but you can hear more in the episode on how and why to talk about suicide at work. Black Mental Health As this year’s World Mental Health Day falls in Black History Month, I’m going to use this episode to talk about how to engage your staff understand how BAME/Global Majority face…

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