From Lip Service to Leadership

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Linkage Summit for Leading Diversity 2011
Track 6: I’m a Diversity Champion: Strategies for Extending Your Leadership Clout
Wednesday, April 6, 2011: 8:30 – 10:30am
Presented by
Tracy Brown / Diversity Trends LLC
www.DiversityTrends.com

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From Lip Service to Leadership

  1. 1. From Lip Service to Leadership Presented by Tracy Brown / Diversity Trends LLC www.TracyBrown.com www.DiversityTrends.com Toll Free: 1.800.290.5631 Direct: 1.214.369.2888 Fax: 1.800.290.5631 Email: Tracy@DiversityTrends.com Linkage | Diversity 2011 Track 6: I’m a Diversity Champion: Strategies for Extending Your Leadership Clout Wednesday, April 6, 2011: 8:30 – 10:30am
  2. 2. Today’s Objectives ! Challenge you to move into important conversations and actions that will build your reputation as a business leader who is also a champion for diversity and inclusion ! Guide you to discover personal insights and choose concrete actions you can implement when you return to work ! Help you integrate your commitment to diversity into every aspect of your life as a leader © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 2
  3. 3. What Does it What are yourMean to Be a KEEPERSChampion for from MondayDiversity and and Inclusion? Tuesday?© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 3
  4. 4. Every one of us can be a champion fordiversity and inclusion© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 4
  5. 5. Every one of us can be a champion for diversityand inclusion if we pay attention to three factors: 1. Clarity 2. Courage 3. Connection © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 5
  6. 6. ! ACTIVITY 1 Three Decades 1990 / 2000 / 2010 What Did It Mean?!1 1. Diversity in Society / Community 2. Diversity in the Workplace 3. Champion for Diversity / Inclusion© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 6
  7. 7. ! What Does It Mean (in Your Organization) to be a Champion for Diversity and Inclusion? ! Why Is It Important (in Your!1 Organization) to be a Champion for Diversity and Inclusion?© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 7
  8. 8. ! ACTIVITY 2 Courage Inappropriate Comments !2© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 8
  9. 9. ! What are you willing to change about yourself, your organization or your beliefs? ! What are you willing to !2 risk? ! What makes talking about diversity and inclusion difficult?© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 9
  10. 10. Inappropriate Comments ! You are expected to recognize inappropriate comments . . . And take appropriate action. © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 10 10
  11. 11. I(4)(Diversity Trends) ! Illegal ! Insensitive ! Deny opportunity ! Hurtful or based on an judgmental, but not identity status preventing access ! Place in specific or mobility role based on an ! Based on limited identity status knowledge or ! Violating company understanding policy or values ! Using stereotypes about a group to judge an individual © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 11 11
  12. 12. I(4) ! Illegal ! Insensitive ! Deny opportunity based ! Hurtful or judgmental, but on an identity status not preventing access or ! Place in specific role mobility based on an identity status ! Based on limited knowledge or ! Violating company policy or values understanding ! Using stereotypes about a ! Instruct group to judge an ! Tell them what to individual do and why ! Inform ! Explain policy and ! Educate describe expected behavior ! Suggest alternatives for ! Follow-up consideration ! Share your view © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 12 12
  13. 13. ! ACTIVITY 3 Connection Specific ways for individual managers to: 1.Demonstrate cross-cultural!3 respect 2.Expand multicultural network 3.Model commit to D&I© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 13
  14. 14. ! How can you tell if respect is mutual? ! Where are your greatest opportunities to expand!3 your personal network? ! As a leader, what are ways you can influence behavior?© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 14
  15. 15. Responding to Cross-CulturalCriticism !Appreciate (the person) !Accept (the feedback) !Acquire (more info) !Agree (on next steps) !Act (on agreement) © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 15
  16. 16. The Achieving Inclusion Model™ © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 16
  17. 17. Behaviors to Avoid Behaviors to Practice ( © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 17
  18. 18. Today’s Objectives ! Challenge you to move into important conversations and actions that will build your reputation as a business leader who is also a champion for diversity and inclusion ! Guide you to discover personal insights and choose concrete actions you can implement when you return to work ! Help you integrate your commitment to diversity into every aspect of your life as a leader © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 18
  19. 19. Q&A © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 19
  20. 20. Talk- Action = Zero
  21. 21. Self Reflection© 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 21
  22. 22. Commitment ! What specific things will you do in the next 30 days to continue your learning? ! What specific things will you do beyond the next 30 days to demonstrate that you value diversity? © 2011 Diversity Trends LLC From Lip Service to Leadership 22
  23. 23. From Lip Service to Leadership Presented by Tracy Brown / Diversity Trends LLC www.TracyBrown.com www.DiversityTrends.com Toll Free: 1.800.290.5631 Direct: 1.214.369.2888 Fax: 1.800.290.5631 Email: Tracy@DiversityTrends.com

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