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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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Why Diverse Women Feel Loneliest At Work?

People from racially diverse backgrounds often experience loneliness symptoms, triggered by being passed over for a promotion or payrise. In the Cigna  loneliness at work survey, 30% of black workers said they felt abandoned by co-workers when under pressure at work. Loneliness often happens more frequently the more senior you become, with...

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5 Ways Diverse Women Can Amplify Their Voices

Queens why hard work isn't enough? Hard work alone is never enough to take you all the way to the top! Some of us have worked for companies for years and have never got a look in when it comes to progression UK author, Kate Lister Tweeted: “How old were you when...

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Episode 87 – Why getting my name right matters?

Episode 87 - Why getting my name right matters? We explore what is in a name and why it is important to get a name right? 4 Tips to stop you mispronouncing a name & how to recover if you do 0.49 - Why getting my name right is important...

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Black History Month

Black History Month October is the month we celebrate black history in the UK. “Proud to be” inspired by Black Lives Matter for people all over the UK to share what they are proud of on social media. One of the things that inspired me to curate the ‘Black Women...

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Establishing Safe Spaces

Establishing safe spaces In response to last year’s global protests for racial justice, employers started to emphasise their commitment to Diversity & Inclusion more in the workplace. The initial response by many corporates was to establish a place for safety for black and brown employees to share experiences of grief...

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5 Ways To Nurture And Retain Diverse Talent

Why retaining diverse talent is the future of your workforce? Today, companies require a diverse workforce in order to successfully retain employees, who visualise problems from numerous different perspectives. If a business lacks diversity of thought, it lacks the full potential to finding creative and alternative solutions. Having a diverse...

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