Diversity nowadays goes far beyond traditional definitions that focus on gender and ethnicity; we hear about diversity of thought, ideas, markets, customers and talent. And this is what drives the need for inclusion as an organisational and leadership capability. But diversity and inclusion are not the same and companies need to be aware not to use them interchangeably. Psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic recently said: ‘Diversity without inclusion is like a root canal without anaesthesia’. Ouch! Leaders who display the ability to not only embrace diversity, but who also create a work culture that makes people work together, will be at a competitive advantage.
In this leadership session we will explore the notions of diversity and inclusion in more depth, giving you the opportunity to work alongside participants on articulating your vision of how to be an inclusive leader. Prior to the workshop you are invited to take an assessment called The GC Index®. This framework supports organisations in becoming truly diverse and inclusive by describing the five different ways in which people are inclined to make an impact and contribution. In the workshop, we will be exploring the aggregate survey data of the group live in the room so in order for you to get the most out of this session please fill out the 5-10 min survey which you will be sent once you’ve registered for this event.
Understanding the aggregate profiles generated by this tool will bring focus to this ‘Inclusive Leadership’ session, providing you with a framework and language to take away from this session and help you think about building diverse, inclusive and high performing team and work cultures. Please be assured that your results will be unattributable during the session and your personal data will be kept strictly confidential and not be passed onto any third party.
- Articulate your vision of diversity and inclusion
- Explore inclusive leadership through the lens of The GC Index®
- Learn a new language and framework to take back into your organisation
KATRIN HOMER, Value Partnership
Katrin is a highly qualified and experienced coach, consultant and facilitator and is passionate about helping individuals and teams push the boundaries of what is possible, while supporting them to be at their best. Katrin is bi-lingual in both English and German and has worked in global teams across Europe, Asia and the Americas in face-to-face and virtual environments. At Value Partnership she has worked with a range of international clients such as Tipico, netinsurer, Electronic Arts, Turner and Groupe SEB. Katrin previously worked for Thomson Reuters in their Financial & Risk division where she held several senior positions in training, relationship management and coaching & development. Working both with internal and external stakeholders in financial services, she was involved in improving both employee engagement and business performance. Katrin is certified with the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC) as an Executive Coach and International Systemic Team Coach and as a facilitator, she is known for her enthusiasm and infectious attitude.
NATHAN OTT, The GC Index®
Nathan is the Founder and CEO of The GC Index®, a digital organimetric that has been recently recognised by Gartner Inc. as a ‘Cool Vendor’. With over 20 years of working with business leaders to get the best from their talent, Nathan has always thought there was something missing. Subsequently, through years of conversations with business leaders he realised he was not alone. This notion that ‘something was missing’ is the key stimulus for the original The GC Index research. Nathan has a fundamental belief that everyone can make an impact in their world. He has created a global community of GC Partners and GCologists that is committed to fostering the impact and contribution from everyone around the world, whether they are a global Fortune CEO or a child in a developing country. He is constantly pushing The GC Index team, GC Partners and clients to enable frictionless and empowering interactions between HR and Business leaders so that everyone is valued to deliver positive business outcomes. He is the co-author of two studies: The DNA Of A Game Changer and The DNA Of A Game-Changing Team and the recently published Coaching Me, Coaching You.
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