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Why bother with inclusive language

Why bother with Inclusive Language?

On today’s episode, I’m talking about inclusive language. Why bother with inclusive language, why it is so important and why language matters so much. I decided to talk about this because inclusive language seems to be a hot topic. One that many organisations, prior to lock down, were asking me to deliver workshops on. In fact, during this period of social and physical distancing, I’ve heard unhelpful expressions around inclusive language.  Listen to podcast If you enjoyed this episode, then…

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Coronavirus and Humanitarian Perspectives Asil Sidahmed

Coronavirus and Humanitarian perspectives

Coronavirus and Humanitarian perspectives  On today’s episode, I talk about public health and COVID-19. With a focus on race, white privilege, public health and intersectionality. To discuss these points and her journey, I am joined by Asil Sidahmed.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.   About My Guest Asil Sidahmed is an advocacy practitioner with over a decades’ experience in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe in humanitarianism. With all her experience, this…

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Ramadan and what it means with Omar Salha

Ramadan and what it means with Omar Salha

In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, it currently isn’t possible for people of any faith to congregate and be together. This is poignant with Easter, Passover, Vaisakhi, and now Ramadan. In this week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I am going to be talking about the upcoming annual fast for Muslims called Ramadan. We talk about why it’s important for workplaces and in fact everyone to understand more about it.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing…

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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 teams.  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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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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