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Inclusion & Diversity - basic

Join this program and start building the skill of inclusion & diversity. Learn the basics, have insightful conversations, and use evidence-based daily habits to reinforce the fundamental sub-skills necessary for mastery.
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  • Includes 1 webinar, and extra resources
  • Includes daily practice: 3 habits + 3 conversations
  • Total time investment = 3,5 hours, 3-6 weeks
Soft skills are everything

Why you should follow this program

Diversity is a hot topic these days, and for good reason. A recent study from McKinsey shows that diverse executive teams outperform others and that we need to pay more attention to it. But it isn't only relevant for those who hire and promote people. We all need to take responsibility.

Diversity is not just about race, gender, and age—it's also about different ways of working, thinking, and communicating. We all use our biases as mental shortcuts for faster information processing, which has its place. But when our assumptions go unexamined, they often do more harm than good.

Recognize Diversity for Synergy

By actively recognizing and embracing diversity, you'll not only enhance your cultural intelligence but also create a workplace where everyone's unique strengths can contribute to a more synergistic and innovative environment.

Spot Your Biases for Fair Decision-Making

Unconscious biases can impact decision-making. Understanding and addressing biases such as affinity, confirmation, and halo effects can lead to fairer and more objective choices, fostering an equitable workplace.

Avoid Micro-Aggressions for a Respectful Environment

Micro-aggressions can unknowingly harm colleagues. Learning to identify and avoid these subtle behaviors creates a more inclusive and respectful workplace, fostering positive relationships among team members.

Enhance Workplace Culture with Inclusion

Inclusion is not just about diversity; it's about creating a culture where every individual feels valued. This program equips you with the skills to build an inclusive environment, resulting in a more engaged and motivated team.

Master the skill of inclusion & diversity (basic)

Build the skill, by mastering the sub-skills first.
After the kick-start webinar, you will practice building tiny habits (so small you will have no reason not to do it) in the workflow or in your personal life. You will build this skill habit-by-habit, conversation-by-conversation, focusing on 3 sub-skills.

Sub-skill 1

Week 1 - 2 

Recognize diversity

Become more aware of the different kinds of diversity that exist around you, and create synergy by being inclusive.
#DiversityversusInclusion #RecognizingversusEmbracingDifferences #15TypesofWorkplaceDiversity

Sub-skill 2

Week 3  - 4  

Spot your biases

Become aware of your own biases.
#AffinityBias #ConfirmationBias #AttributionBias #ConformityBias #HaloEffect #HornsEffect #ContrastEffect #Anchor #Authority

Sub-skill 3

Week 5 - 6 

Avoid micro-aggressions

Avoid saying or doing simple things that harm others without realizing it.
#DiversityandInclusion #Micro-aggressions #DeraldSue #Micro-AggressionsPoster

Meet your trainer

At the kickstart of your 3-6 week skills development program, you will follow a webinar delivered by Sarah Cherif, founder and CEO of SkillsGym. Here are a few things you might like to know about her:

Sarah's background

Sarah began her career at the University of Ghent with degrees in child education and philosophy, quickly realizing her passion for teaching. Faced with the challenge of helping seasoned leaders develop soft skills without any prior corporate experience, she turned this disadvantage into a strength by creating evidence-based, sure-proof plans to build strong soft skills through habit formation and impactful conversations.

Personal life

Sarah's roots are Belgian and Tunesian, and she partially grew up in Washington DC. She currently lives in Belgium with her partner Nils (who is co-founder of SkillsGym Health), and has a dog named Lizzy.

20+ years of impact

Together with her SkillsGym team, Sarah has helped numerous world-class organizations like Samsung, Deloitte, Ikea... and thousands of managers and their teams improve their soft skills. SkillsGym now offers programs to accelerate the mastery of 50 essential leadership, team and well-being skills.

Fun fact

Sarah tests all the habits and conversations in the SkillsGym offer herself; that's more than 200+ habits and 200+ conversations. Most of them have become second nature. Yet, as you'll learn in the webinars, she isn't shy to talk about the failures and frustrations along the way.

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