Workplace Inclusion and the art of dialogue

I recently attended the Forum on Workplace Inclusion, held in Minneapolis, USA, where I was privileged to present a paper on Symmetra’s program to Embed Psychological Safety in the Workplace. One of the aspects I sought to emphasise in Symmetra’s …

Yes you can thwart your bias!

Biases are Innate That unconscious bias is a real feature of human cognition is no longer a matter of dispute or doubt. A mountain of evidence has been accumulated on the existence and impact of subliminal processes below our active …

Inclusion leads to engagement

Aussie employees are grudgingly hauling themselves to work and are apathetic and disengaged.  A recent global survey published in 2012 by Gallup indicates that Aussie workers are among the most dissatisfied in the world, with only 21 per cent engaged …

No Change for Women in Top Leadership

Despite high-profile reports about gender gaps, equal pay, and women on boards, once again the needle barely budged for women aspiring to top business leadership in Australia according to the 2012 Australian Census of Women in Leadership. The latest census …

The Flexibility Double Standard

Prospective dads and partners can now apply for paid time off work when their new baby is born. Eligible fathers are entitled to two weeks paid leave under the federal governments Dad and Partner Pay scheme, as of 1 January …