build A CULTURE OF BELONGING. together.

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My Inclusive Leadership Development Program makes it easy and rewarding for everyone in the organization to integrate inclusive behaviors in their day-to-day work to build a sustainable culture of belonging. Together.

The Benefits of Belonging at Work

Companies where employees feel a strong sense of belonging at work are 35 percent more likely to outperform their competition and they achieve increased innovation, improved team performance, and greater financial returns. Belonging makes culture a differentiator for attracting and retaining top talent and simply brings more joy and meaning to work.

The key to achieving a sustainable culture of belonging is for everyone to integrate diversity, equity and inclusion principles in their day-to-day work by approaching daily interactions and decision-making with an inclusive mindset rooted in curiosity and compassion. 

Embarking on a collective learning journey makes developing and demonstrating new skills easier, more rewarding, more fun and ultimately more successful when everyone holds each other accountable for learning and doing. Together.

Build Inclusive Leaders with Three Steps

Our Inclusive Leadership Development Program simplifies DEI concepts and makes them approachable and relevant to everyone so all employees can integrate inclusive behaviors in their day-to-day to improve their work and workplace experience while actively contributing to a culture of belonging. Sustainable outcomes are achieved when everyone embarks on a learning journey. Together.

Inclusive Leadership Program Components and Deliverable

1

Lay the foundation by fostering a shared understanding of basic DEI concepts.

DEI Online Course

The online course covers DEI basics, barriers to belonging (e.g. unconscious bias) and inclusive behaviors and skills needed to foster belonging.

Content is packaged in easy to digest micro-videos. Download course outline HERE and watch course intro HERE.

2

Practice new behaviors by applying DEI concepts in your day to day work.

Monthly Learning & Action Prompts

A new inclusive behavior is introduced monthly with easy to implement action stepson reflection questions to make internalizing and apply learning immediately doable and relevant.

Content can be customized and delivered via email monthly or weekly. Download sample learning and action prompts HERE.

3

Drive accountability with tools that promote commitment and collaboration.

Accountability Tools & Support

We customize a best practice engagement plan to drive accountability over the course of the learning journey (e.g. accountability partners, cross-departmental dialog pods, virtual discussion boards).

Everyone is equipped with DEI idea books and a reflection journal to support learning comprehension and application.

Add Ons

Consider adding these services to further enhance the learning experience:
  •  IDI Intercultural Competency leadership assessment.
  • Culture of belonging survey administration and analysis.
  • Live or virtual DEI workshops tailored for leaders, managers or employees.
  • Live or virtual hosted employee dialog sessions to share reflections on learning and action.

Outcomes

You can expect to achieve these measurable outcomes:
  • Increased culture of belonging measured by survey scores.
  • Improved inclusive leadership skills measured by self-assessment.
  • Increased ability to achieve team goals and business outcomes due to deepened relationships, better team performance and inclusive decision-making.

Meet Beth Ridley, Leadership & Workplace Culture Expert

I’m a former corporate executive turned organizational transformation consultant, speaker and author. I combine my 25 years of global leadership and management consulting experience with expertise in diversity and inclusion and positive psychology to partner with leaders to transform workplace cultures to better achieve their vision and goals.

I’m passionate about simplifying and demystifying diversity, equity and inclusion – a topic we often make much harder than it needs to be. Based on my experience leading diverse teams in five different countries and leading DEI for a Fortune 100 company, this work is all about embracing an inclusive mindset rooted in curiosity and compassion towards others and a broad definition of diversity that is inclusive of all dimensions that make everyone unique. These values and skills can be embraced by everyone at all levels within the organization.

Steps to Build a Diverse and Inclusive Culture by Starting with Mindset First

Want a more diverse and inclusive culture in your organization but not sure where to start? Starting with yourself and creating a DEI mindset is the most important thing you can do to successfully create a culture of inclusion.

How to Jumpstart a Sustainable Culture of Inclusion

Beth recently joined Jonathan Reynolds, CEO of Titus Talent Solutions, to discuss how to jumpstart the company’s efforts to build a sustainable culture of inclusion.

Let’s Simplify and Demystify D&I

Many companies are hesitant to dive into their diversity and inclusion efforts and afraid to say the wrong thing. Listen to Beth as she joins the staff at BizTimes magazine to discuss how to demystify and simplify DEI initiatives to change company cultures.

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