When the concept of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI – yes, someone has a sense of humour and/or a love of Star Wars!) is raised, often the default position of most companies is to roll out their shiny, carefully crafted Diversity and Inclusion Policy/Statement and submit it as evidence that they’re an employer of choice.
Across the first half of 2020, one of the biggest challenges in the business world has been how to keep a team engaged when we’re isolated from each other which makes engaging your team in your company’s purpose more important now than ever.
The world is going through a gigantic change and at its core is the need to build community in all aspects of our lives. To do this successfully we need to listen, learn and grow from the experiences of the past to create a more inclusive future.
As an organisation with deeply held core values that drive how you do business it can sometimes get tricky navigating growth whilst staying clear on the values and aligning with those values.
I was listening to an episode of The Signal podcast recently about the life and achievements of Bob Hawke and realised that there was so little about him that I actually knew. When I arrived in Australia almost 30 years ago, Bob Hawke was nearing the end of his tenure and my most vivid memory…