What’s not explicitly talked about when organizations embark on work like equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and addressing discrimination are expectations around apologies and forgiveness. These expectations are linked to 2 major needs by harmed parties (i.e. those who have experienced hurt and suffering) and those trying to stop the harm: accountability and acknowledgment.… Continue reading Apologies & Forgiveness in EDI Work
Author: Jo Rodrigues
How Small Adjustments Lead to Big Results
You know what you don’t want. You don’t want a repeat of certain things that happened last year. No more sending job applications into the abyss with no acknowledgment whatsoever. No more finding yourself sitting at your desk asking yourself: What just happened? Either being told off, shamed, ignored or made to… Continue reading How Small Adjustments Lead to Big Results
Priorities: Can You Get It All Done?
I was listening to a podcast when I heard this: “The trouble with priorities is that you can’t have more than 1.” Here’s the definition of priority: It’s a thing that is regarded as more important than another. But we live in a world where it is impossible to have 1 priority. … Continue reading Priorities: Can You Get It All Done?
How to Build Connection with Your Team
How does it feel to be back at work? For some of us, it’s been a few months since we’ve gone back to work in physical locations. For others, we’re starting new roles. For many the felt experience at work is mixed. What we value and consider important as leaders,… Continue reading How to Build Connection with Your Team
4 Questions You Need to Ask for a Successful EDI Journey
Why do organizations and leaders need to ask 4 key questions for a successful Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) journey? It’s because of 2 things: 1) the context and 2) EDI implementation plans damaging workplace relationships and trust in employer/employee relations The Context Our current reality is witnessing and… Continue reading 4 Questions You Need to Ask for a Successful EDI Journey
How to Be Resilient on the Journey to DEI
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work is tough. It requires resilience. I know if I don’t have it, I can’t do this important work. Simple Ways to Practice Resilience I have outlined very clear steps on how to be resilient as a person experiencing discrimination and as an ally in a… Continue reading How to Be Resilient on the Journey to DEI