How to support an employee coming out at work – Business News Daily article

Our senior consultant, Alasdair James Scott contributed to a recent article in the Business News Daily on 'How to support an employee coming out at work' In Alasdair's words, 'Many LGBTQ people think a lack of support from colleagues and supervisors, and past experience of discrimination, are often preventing them revealing their authentic selves and [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:53:56+00:00June 25th, 2019|Blog, PDT in the News, Thought Leadership|0 Comments

Carrier Management | Diversity and Inclusion Help Drive Business Success

While companies are starting to realize that diversity and inclusion drive positive business results, such cultural change isn't always easy to achieve. Angela Peacock, chair of PDT Global, talks to Carrier Management about the first steps that can be taken to effect such change. There has never been a better time for the insurance [...]

By |2018-07-16T09:16:28+00:00July 16th, 2018|PDT in the News|Comments Off on Carrier Management | Diversity and Inclusion Help Drive Business Success

BORSEN | Don’t Work with People You Don’t Like – Like More People

Our Chair, Angie Peacock was recently interviewed by Gro Høyer Thielst at the Danish publication Brosen. Børsen is a Danish newspaper specialising in business news published in Denmark.Gordon Ritter, Check out the interview here and let us know your thoughts! ARTICLE SUMMARY Angie talks about one of her favorite topics - creating an inclusive environment [...]

By |2018-07-16T09:01:15+00:00November 30th, 2017|PDT in the News|Comments Off on BORSEN | Don’t Work with People You Don’t Like – Like More People

Neue Zürcher Zeitung | We Don’t Just Want To Be Nice To Each Other

by:  Jeremy Lewis What's behind the boom in courses where managers discuss equal opportunity and their unconscious biases? The seminar has an esoteric air about it. Eight line managers of a bank discuss their unconscious biases.  What biases do I have? How do they influence my professional decisions? What role do they play in the [...]

By |2017-11-15T02:27:42+00:00November 15th, 2017|PDT in the News|Comments Off on Neue Zürcher Zeitung | We Don’t Just Want To Be Nice To Each Other

THE WEEKENDAVISEN | Angela Peacock: The Fighter!

The story of how a girl from the East End of London became a leading international voice on diversity and inclusion PDT's chair Angela Peacock recently spoke to the renowned Danish weekend newspaper Weekendavisen as part of 'Voices of Europe' - a series of 32 articles featuring voices from London, Athens, Paris and Berlin. Here she tells her [...]

By |2017-11-14T22:38:39+00:00July 28th, 2017|PDT in the News|Comments Off on THE WEEKENDAVISEN | Angela Peacock: The Fighter!

INSURANCE JOURNAL | 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 [...]

By |2018-02-02T20:27:30+00:00May 24th, 2017|PDT in the News|Comments Off on INSURANCE JOURNAL | Emotional Intelligence: Do Your Leaders Walk the Talk?

INSIDER QUARTERLY | The Inclusion Factor

  Having spent many years working with the insurance profession, driving conversations from the original "ABC of diversity" and "We have to do this!" through to deeper inclusion discussions, it is encouraging that I am now encountering increasing numbers of senior teams who truly see creating an inclusive environment as a key lever in achieving [...]

By |2017-11-27T13:16:09+00:00April 10th, 2017|PDT in the News|Comments Off on INSIDER QUARTERLY | The Inclusion Factor

LEADING EDGE | How Managers Can Tackle Unconscious BIas and Create a More Inclusive Working Environment

Becoming conscious of Unconscious Bias is big business! According to Forbes it is estimated that the 'diversity training industry' will be worth $8 billion a year, and growing, with venture capitalists pouring many more millions into the sector. But with so much training on offer, how can companies begin to address unconscious bias  in a way that allows them to drive [...]

By |2017-11-27T12:10:59+00:00March 23rd, 2017|PDT in the News|Comments Off on LEADING EDGE | How Managers Can Tackle Unconscious BIas and Create a More Inclusive Working Environment

INSIDER QUARTERLY | Inclusion in a Post Merger World

‘We cannot look at inclusion right now - we are only two weeks’ post-merger. We need to wait for things to calm down.’ A statement that is heard all too often - and yet the reality is that there may never be a better time to ensure the new culture that a merger brings, carries [...]

By |2017-11-27T12:56:10+00:00December 8th, 2015|PDT in the News|Comments Off on INSIDER QUARTERLY | Inclusion in a Post Merger World

INSIDER QUARTERLY | Acid reign

The spectre of unconscious bias has ruled decision-making for too long, imperceptibly eating away at companies’ attempts to introduce diversity, says Angela Peacock. Do we have any racist, sexist, ageist homophobes in the room, or is it just me? Let’s not get all coy about this – the reality is that we are all riddled with [...]

By |2017-11-27T12:46:01+00:00June 6th, 2015|PDT in the News|Comments Off on INSIDER QUARTERLY | Acid reign