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Are you a man who wants to see gender equality?

29 Sept 2023 Are you a man who wants to see gender equality at work? Perhaps you’re unsure how best to step in. Or you’re finding it harder than you expected to make headway. In this LinkedIn post, which attracted … Continue reading

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Active Hope elicits our best response to crisis

19 June 2023  By Alison Maitland I’ve been facilitating “Active Hope” workshops for a wide range of groups over the past few months: diversity & inclusion professionals; climate campaigners; executive coaches, and more. I’ve experienced first hand how these sessions … Continue reading

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Inclusion and sustainability are interlinked

20 Dec 2022 How are inclusion and sustainability interconnected? In this video discussion about inclusive leadership hosted by fellow coach Priya Hunt, I explain why we need different thinking from business as usual, and as broad a mix of perspectives … Continue reading

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How the online world is literally a leveller

My LinkedIn post, 7 Dec 2021 Have online meetings affected your perspective of height and status? I recently attended a physical gathering where most people hadn’t seen each other for nearly two years, except on screen. Real life was evidently a sudden … Continue reading

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The power of visualisation in coaching

My LinkedIn post, 23 Nov 2021 Are you a turtle or a dolphin today? It was the notices at our local pool directing children to their “Turtles” and “Dolphins” swim lessons that prompted me to ask myself this question. Dolphins and … Continue reading

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Will fear or hope drive climate action?

My LinkedIn post from 9 November 2021 “We should stop competing with each other on the future of humanity and start working together like adults.” So said Paul Polman, campaigner and former Unilever CEO, on BBC Question Time, speaking from the climate … Continue reading

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Questions for DE&I leaders to put to Boards

My LinkedIn post from 12 Oct 2021 “Inclusion and sustainability are interdependent. Both require global systemic change.” How can DEI leaders help corporate boards address these burning issues together? Investors are increasingly focused on companies’ climate goals. This is critical. But more … Continue reading

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Taking collective action for inclusion

27 July 2021 THERE’S something extraordinary about taking part in a collective challenge with a group of people who have a unifying purpose. We feel connected, even to near-strangers. We achieve more than we thought we were capable of. We transcend boundaries that … Continue reading

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What men can do to advance gender equity

19 July ’21 By Alison Maitland Some of us have been saying it for years: achieving gender equity should not be the job of women alone. Indeed, it’s unlikely to happen unless men are deeply involved in driving the change, especially … Continue reading

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INdivisible a ‘top pick’ for HBS Faculty Summer Reads

LinkedIn post, 6 July 2021 Exciting to see ‘INdivisible’ feature as a top pick in The Harvard Business School Faculty Summer Reader 2021. Our book, which radically rethinks inclusion for sustainable business results, is one of the choices of Professor Rosabeth Moss … Continue reading

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