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Emotional Intelligence: Do Your Leaders Walk the Talk?

  Organizational empowerment where everyone matters starts with emotionally intelligent leadership from the top on down. But a London-based consultant who works to help companies build diverse and inclusive cultures reveals that many companies talk the talk but don’t walk the walk on EQ. There is a famous story about a visit by President Kennedy [...]

2022-09-23T13:49:06+00:00April 11th, 2022|PDT in the News|Comments Off on Emotional Intelligence: Do Your Leaders Walk the Talk?

5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap – Interview with Angela Peacock for Authority Magazine

“We need to challenge the unfounded gender biases such as benevolent bias” with Angela Peacock and Candice Georgiadis Interview for Authority Magazine 16th Sept 2019 - 23 min read We need to challenge the unfounded gender biases such as benevolent bias — the bias of kindness, where I choose to make a decision about your [...]

2022-04-13T13:56:12+00:00March 30th, 2022|Blog, PDT in the News, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on 5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap – Interview with Angela Peacock for Authority Magazine

3 Ways to Have Intersectionality Signpost the Road to Equity

by Taniya Sonko What is intersectionality and why is it important to factor into your DE&I efforts? In this article we examine this key way of understanding people’s experiences and suggest a number of ways that organizations can help employees bring every aspect of their identity to the workplace. Humans are multifaceted creatures. No one individual can [...]

2022-03-30T10:21:25+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Have Intersectionality Signpost the Road to Equity

4 Steps to Help You Flip Your Classroom and Shake Up Your Inclusion Training

By Nic Girvan For most, 2020 will be remembered as a year to forget. But for one group—digital learning designers—it at least represented an exciting opportunity. In this article, Nic Girvan, Learning Director at PDT Global (now part of Affirmity), looks back on lessons we can all learn from a year of enforced remote working and the [...]

2022-01-05T16:47:30+00:00January 5th, 2022|PDT in the News|Comments Off on 4 Steps to Help You Flip Your Classroom and Shake Up Your Inclusion Training

4 Areas You May Not Have Considered When Mitigating Hiring Bias

Biases are inevitable in the hiring process, but that doesn’t mean that nothing can be done about them. Counteracting bias requires a two-pronged approach: firstly, we can change the way we structure hiring to reduce the opportunities for our biases to be activated. Secondly, we can work to actively recognize and counteract bias when it occurs. [...]

2021-12-17T11:14:35+00:00December 17th, 2021|PDT in the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Areas You May Not Have Considered When Mitigating Hiring Bias

Your Diversity Metrics: How to Break Down Employee Data and Benchmark Representation

It’s well-known that data-driven insights are the key to DE&I success, but data is a complex topic. Knowing what to collect and the context that data should be measured against isn’t so immediately obvious. In this article based on a recent webinar with a team of experts from Affirmity, we look at how companies can best break everything down and [...]

2021-12-16T09:13:45+00:00December 15th, 2021|PDT in the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Diversity Metrics: How to Break Down Employee Data and Benchmark Representation

5 Inclusive Mindsets That Create Better Businesses for Employees With Disabilities

by Eleanor Goichman Brett The needs of employees with disabilities are too often overlooked, and their input not considered when developing accessible solutions. In this article, diversity and inclusion consultant/trainer, Eleanor Goichman Brett, delves into five inclusive mindsets that will help you better serve your workforce and your customers. While it goes without saying that we [...]

2021-12-22T15:40:10+00:00November 26th, 2021|PDT in the News|Comments Off on 5 Inclusive Mindsets That Create Better Businesses for Employees With Disabilities

Why Inclusion Matters (And How to Measure It!)

Diversity and Inclusion are terms that seem inseparable from each other when organizations talk about their workforces. There’s no D without I, but are they always given equal weighting? Read on to discover the statistical case for inclusion, and how to measure your efforts in order to make that case in your own organization. How Inclusion—Although Essential—Is Often Overlooked [...]

2021-11-18T13:13:22+00:00November 24th, 2021|PDT in the News|Comments Off on Why Inclusion Matters (And How to Measure It!)

3 Ways to Use Inclusion to Create a Better, More Diverse Work Environment

Sustaining a diverse organization takes more than simply hiring for diversity—those employees must feel fairly treated, safe, empowered, and valued if they’re going to stay. What’s the best way of cultivating these feelings? In this article, we’ll explore how you can do this by focusing on inclusive policies and expanding the range of opportunities available to [...]

2021-11-17T17:02:46+00:00November 19th, 2021|PDT in the News|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Use Inclusion to Create a Better, More Diverse Work Environment

Driving DE&I: Where to Begin and How to Impact Real Change [Q&A]

The merger of PDT Global and Affirmity has meant a unique offering has arrived in the inclusion and diversity world: measurement, design, application, and impact assessment offered by one organization—under one partnership. Discover how these simple principles can be followed by any business looking to drive DE&I forward in this Q&A with PDT Global’s Angela [...]

2021-11-17T16:59:41+00:00November 17th, 2021|PDT in the News|Comments Off on Driving DE&I: Where to Begin and How to Impact Real Change [Q&A]