One-off training days for diversity and inclusion might be great in the moment, but real change to your workplace culture will come from making diversity, equity and inclusion a daily habit.
It’s not just about ticking boxes of inclusivity. It’s about leading by example and actively choosing to prioritize DEI strategies.
Implicit biases develop over the course of an individual’s lifetime, and so working to eliminate such biases requires intentional efforts to unlearn. Debiasing techniques are effective and manageable, but they need to be ongoing. A seminar or keynote speaker won’t make your biases disappear.
Here are three thinking habits you can start practicing daily at work:
We all carry biases, whether implicit or not. By working to address yours and your team’s often, you will be able to make inclusivity part of your daily routine.