Thankful Together: Finding Gratitude On The Inclusion Journey
Simone E. Morris is an award-winning Inclusive Leadership Expert. She is on a mission to create more authentic, inclusive workplaces. She developed an Inclusion Bootcamp Program to give leaders a safe space to have courageous conversations and gain best practices for cultural transformation. Simone helps leaders increase their commitment levels to drive genuine change in their workplace. Her work has appeared in Profiles in Diversity Journal, Diversity Best Practices, Entrepreneur, Glassdoor, and Leadercast. In addition, she is the co-host of Inclusion School. This podcast provides education and resources for parents, educators, and caregivers. She loves traveling and spending quality time with her family.
—Melody BeattieGratitude changes everything - handwriting on a napkin with a cup of espresso coffeegettyNovember, for many, represents a time of reflection and gratitude. We are more receptive to celebrating the gifts of family, friends, and colleagues during this time. From an inclusive leadership standpoint, we can be thankful for having more inclusive conversations, witnessing more leadership accountability, and continual progress at large. Yes, there's still much to do, but indeed, we can pause to celebrate how far we've come.
More Inclusive ConversationsTraditional workplace conversations are morphing due to external factors that signal the need to broker more inclusive discussions. Examples include:Racial injustice cases (Derek Chauvin, Kyle Rittenhouse, Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William 'Roddie' Bryan) directly impact how employees show up and engage in the workplace. Ignoring these topics can prove detrimental to workplaces.
The fight for continues. We have days earmarked to focus on and support progress for women (Black, Latina, Asian American, and Pacific Islander, Native American, etc.)Political divides linger, and more attention is on local elections as well as accountability for past wrongs. headtopics.com
Legal decisions around have heated up.There is a need to understand and support LGBTQIA+ identities.Who can remember a time when courageous conversations were taboo and had no business in the workplace? I can. I vividly recall the importance of checking what was deemed personal at the workplace door. But, now the trend is to invite more conversations (that yield more profound understanding and appreciation) into the workplace. Yet, I recognize that some of us may disagree looking at lived examples that still embrace exclusion and an unwillingness to explore any conversations that distract from bottom-line results. So, I will accept that perspective and ask us to pause and acknowledge/give thanks for the significant strides made.
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