Diversity Implementation

We view diversity broadly and take a comprehensive approach to augmenting it within an organization. Most diversity initiatives fail because they are not integrated into daily operations, as well as an organization’s existing culture and processes.

Benefits of our trainings include:

  • Increased employee productivity
  • Improved morale and teamwork
  • Enhanced corporate reputation
  • Greater retention/less employee turnover
  • Cost Savings due to fewer absences/sick-days, and fewer disability, workers comp and employment dispute claims
  • Higher employee performance

We tailor our workshops and diversity consulting to the particular needs and challenges of your organization. Below is a brief description of our diversity seminars and workshops, as well as our ENHANCE Diversity™ model. All of our trainings and workshops are done on-site or through video conferencing. Contact us to schedule a training, or get more information.

Uncovering Subconscious Bias to Communicate and Work Well with Anyone
(Certified for 1 Elimination of Bias CLE and 1 HR continuing Education credit)

This 1-hour seminar will change the way your attendees think, and improve communications and relationships with colleagues. This interactive training engages everyone in a thought-provoking, informative and impactful discussion with lasting benefits on productivity and morale. It is also a great compliment to other sensitivity trainings, and helpful for employees in all departments, at all levels, of your organization. This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

The Diversity Upshot: Teamwork for Inspired Performance:
(Certified for 1 Elimination of Bias CLE and 1 HR continuing Education credit)

This 90-minute communications workshop is designed for employees at all levels, and focuses on generating a sense of teamwork between diverse employees. The following topics are covered:

  • understanding the work ethic, perspective and desires of various generations (millennials, baby boomers and Gen X), genders and cultures
  • principles for communicating and working well with anyone
  • how inherent biases lead to communication breakdowns, misunderstandings and conflicts
  • how to promote a positive, fun environment with smooth teamwork and trust.

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Leveraging Age Diversity: Overcoming Business Challenges by Bridging the Generation Gap:
(Certified for 2 HR Continuing Education credit)

This 2- hour training is designed for employees at all levels, and fosters appreciation for the different perspectives of people with varying amounts of work experience. With mutual respect, employees and managers can learn from each other and coworkers can collaborate to generate high performance, innovation and achieve stretch goals. The following topics are covered:

  • understanding the work ethic, perspective and desires of various generations (millennials, baby boomers and Gen X)
  • Setting expectations and giving helpful feedback
  • respectful communication
  • resolving conflicts
  • engaging enthusiasm and fostering teamwork to leverage talents and experience

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Get Women in Corporate: Understanding and Solving Gender Diversity
(Certified for 2 HR Continuing Education credits)

This 2-hour workshop is geared for managers, HR and executives who are struggling to attract and retain women in all functional areas, including managerial and executive roles. The materials uncover the true barriers to placing women in traditionally male dominated corporate roles, and provide proven solutions to consider. A facilitated discussion of your organization’s particular challenges is included. The discussion covers:

  • Perceptions of different leadership styles
  • Identifying and managing implicit biases
  • Common concerns of women in the workplace
  • Practicalities of implementing initiatives and making changes to address this issue

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Managing Diversity: The Benefits of Differences and Navigating the Storms
(Certified for 2 CLE, including 1 Elimination of Bias CLE, and 2 HR Continuing Education credits)

This 2-hour workshop is geared for managers, HR, Legal, and executives who manage or support teams with diverse employees. This workshop provides a comprehensive discussion of why diversity really matters (it’s not what you think), best practices for diversity and the real challenges of having diversity. The discussion also covers:

  • Conflict resolution for diverse groups
  • Expectation setting across diverse “norms” and assumptions
  • Optimizing diversity
  • Integrating diversity to streamline operations, processes and practices
  • Leveraging diversity to maintain competitive edge

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Diversity Consulting

Our diversity consulting promotes positive and lasting change that improves performance. Our book Get Employee Engagement: Future Proof Company Strategies addresses diversity, and includes helpful guidance and valuable tips.

We developed the ENHANCE Diversity™ model as a flexible, systemized approach to advance and integrate diversity in corporations and teams. Read the book Get Employee Engagement for more recommendations on boosting employee and company performance, and applying this model. The ENHANCE methodology is summarized as:

Eliminate biases and barriers to productivity.

 

Notice strengths and weaknesses.

 

Harness employee input, skills and experience to create value.

 

Align individuals based on common ground.

 

Navigating individual interests, change and conflict.

 

Communication.

 

Entrepreneurial execution.

Contact us to schedule a training, or get more information.