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Neurodivergence at work

Neurodivergence at work Wouldn't it be great if we could fast forward to a point where we don't need labels. Where we have more flexibility, inclusion and understanding in educational and work cultures. Where teachers, leaders, line managers and colleagues understand that one size does not fit all.And, people leaders...

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3 Ways People Leaders can make an impact in 2023

Calling out the Bullsh*t in DEI I just wanna kickoff today by talking about some of the BS in DEI. Some of our bug bears, some good practice from a recent podcast discussion with Erin Corine and Samantha Hawkins. I think for me on the mental health lens, one of the challenges I...

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Where are you really from?

Where are you really from? This is a commonly asked question that some think is ok to ask - but actually is quite offensive.  The question itself is not a bad one. I think it is extremely normal to ask someone ‘Where are you from?’ I have asked this question many...

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BIG Ideas #Predictions2023

Apart from a 'great war', giant fire & economic disaster As a society, we’ve experienced a global pandemic, renewed uprisings around racial injustice and women’s rights, as well as the long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns endangering our futures. All narratives which are shifting the currency of human capital, as...

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5 key strategies to protect employee wellbeing

Protecting employee wellbeing As the economic pendulum swings, business leaders are being forced to make tough choices that threaten recent progress around employee wellbeing. And, company perks being cancelled are becoming an even hotter topic 75% of bosses globally are concerned that the current economic slowdown means they will have...

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Do you often feel disappointed in yourself or others?

Do you often feel disappointed in yourself or others? Last week in our People Leaders discussion, one of my colleagues quoted;  ‘The absence of deserved recognition is resentment’ Working in an organisational context I am often asked to dream up simplistic, institutionalised solutions to help people leaders manage complex day...

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𝐐𝐮𝐢𝐞𝐭 𝐐𝐮𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐀𝐂𝐊𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐇!

𝐐𝐮𝐢𝐞𝐭 𝐐𝐮𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐀𝐂𝐊𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐇!I've felt really upset by this whole "quiet quitting" debate!Putting in extra hours or taking on additional responsibilities to prove my worth is not something I have been adverse to in my career and it still isn’t!But, if work is consuming your life and you're expected to do...

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Roe vs Wade – What about the ones who are raped?

Roe vs Wade For many women this has been a HUGE blow! And, many are feeling totally appalled and saddened by the recent Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade Ending the constitutional right to abortion across many states will probably create a black market for abortions that will not...

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3 Key Challenges for Black Young Men

Men's Health: Breaking The Stigma While the overall prevalence of mental illness in men is typically lower, mental health among men often goes untreated because they are far less likely to seek treatment than women. Depression and suicide are one of the leading causes of death among men. The Office...

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Tall Poppy Syndrome

Cutting down the tall poppy The tall poppy syndrome is a cultural phenomenon in which people hold back, criticise or sabotage those who have or are believed to have achieved success in one or more aspects of life, particularly intellectual or cultural wealth. Whether you speak up in a meeting...

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