Embed a Systematic Approach to Learn About Differences
Building a DEI culture takes time; it has to be intentional and consistent and employing a systematic approach will help the culture strengthen.
One approach that can be leveraged to create a DEI workplace culture is through spaces to learn. Such intentional space creation hones in on DEI learning objectives for the team or organization to make them more meaningful and relevant to the business.
Use calendar events to highlight diversity celebrations. Creating your learning spaces through calendar events ensures they are top of mind. Make them engaging by bringing people together and having conversations about the events.
Learning about others creates a deeper understanding and appreciation of their differences and it supports a feeling of belonging across the organization.
Simone Sloan, Executive Strategist at Your Choice Coach
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