Unconscious bias

Women's reproductive rights

Women’s Reproductive Rights at work

The recent US Supreme Court ruling giving states the right to determine their abortion laws and render abortions illegal for millions of women. Like millions, I am stunned. Let’s be very clear; this decision is about women’s reproductive rights – or more accurately, taking those rights away.  It’s a rare reversal of an earlier Supreme …

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How workplace discrimination and leaving work post-covid overlap

Leavers post-covid at record highs But in particular, why are so many women ‘opting out’ when employers are simultaneously seeking so many new hires? Indeed many employers claim fighting workplace discrimination is a big part of their appeal. It’s easy to blame workers for opting out, without addressing how easy or welcoming it was to ‘opt …

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Reduce conduct risk with culture change

‘Conduct risk’ or costly bad behaviour should be a concern for everyone.  It’s terrible to have colleagues whose poor choices in the way they behave affects your career. It’s even worse when their behaviour is conveniently overlooked.  In the last few months, this ‘brushing under the carpet’ and asking people to ‘move on’ seems very timely.   Conduct …

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Challenge words and definitions with Dr Suzanne Doyle-Morris in IWD pose

How to challenge words and definitions

As part of your personal shout out for the upcoming International Women’s Day and its #BreakTheBias theme, I’d invite you to think hard about the words we use and what they may hide. I love a bit of word-play 🙂 so let’s challenge the idea that ‘confidence’ is what counts. Everyone I know has made more progress by capitalising on their skills, expertise and …

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