Moving the Dial on Race




The #CMIRace network supports people to create more equal, diverse and inclusive organisations by driving change through professional leadership and management practices. Read their practical guide on workplace inclusion to find out how you can move the dial on race. #BetterManagers


The Chartered Management Institute noted 'Delivering Diversity also provides clear, practical steps that leaders can take immediately to make an impact.McKinsey research clearly shows a diversity dividend for organizations, but only 31% of managers said their organization had Board level representation of ethnic minority groups.'


Click on the logo below to read the report ..



When navigating those difficult workplace conversations, why not check out my new book, written with Ken Cameron.


"Sometimes conversations suck, but you need to have them, and this book lays out how. Russell and Ken have put together and road-tested simple, up-front, and thoughtful approaches to awkward and difficult workplace conversations."

Andrew Phung, CBC's Kim's Convenience


You can now pre-order copies of my upcoming book here.


I hope you found this CMI report useful as you continue your leadership journey, don't forget that here at Bluegem Learning we are always here to assist you.


Well that's it for this week. I hope you enjoyed the blog and I'll be back next week with more, until then ... be a leader not just a boss!


#leadership #diversity #values #organizationalculture #race

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Russell Stratton

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RUSSELL STRATTON is an international Leadership Expert, Professionally Certified Trainer and Coach, with a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management. He is co-author of the book 'I Need to F@#king Talk To You - The Art Of Navigating Difficult Workplace Conversations'.

 

He is a Master Facilitator for Bluegem Learning's ground breaking "Leadership Success" workshop series - providing a practical toolkit for building engagement and improving individual and team performance. Using live actors in a stop/start forum theatre approach and a combination of dynamic experiential learning techniques, participants come away with a greater ability to actually perform better as employees and leaders in your organization.

 

He is an accomplished management education, learning & development professional with a proven track record of working with clients in the public, voluntary and private sectors to achieve lasting, measurable step changes in business performance.

 

Russell works internationally with a wide range of organizational cultures and with all levels from front line customer facing staff to executive management boards. Having worked as both a Personnel Manager and Operational Manager he works at both strategic and tactical levels.

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