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042 | Diversity & Inclusion at work – 7 mistakes to avoid (& what to do instead), with Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey
Episode 428th July 2022 • HR Coffee Time • Fay Wallis
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Career Coach Fay Wallis is joined by Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey, Founder of The Element of Inclusion Consultancy and host of The Element of Inclusion podcast.

Dr Jonathan shares the 7 mistakes organisations make with their approach to Diversity & Inclusion at work and explains what to do instead.

Key Points From This Episode

[00:30] Fay recommends listening to Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey’s podcast – The Element of Inclusion

[02:17] Introduction to Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey

[09:14] The 7 common mistakes organisations make with their approach to Diversity and Inclusion: BRISTOL

[12:04] The downside of Employee Resource Groups only focusing on ‘flags, food & fun’


[14:48] The ‘B’ from ‘BRISTOL’ – the business case for Diversity.


[15:30] The problem with the McKinsey reports


[23:49] The three biggest problems everyone should focus on – ‘people, potential, performance’


[26:25] Purposeful reading, listening & sharing


[28:17] The power of Employee Resource Groups


[31:49] Dr Jonathan’s book recommendation - Disability - The Basics by Tom Shakespeare

(Disclosure: This is an Amazon Affiliate link, so Fay will receive a small commission if you use it to purchase the book.)


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