The Inclusive Leader

There is an undeniable business case that diverse and inclusive teams generate better results. The differences that make us unique are unlimited. In short, it is the differences that make the difference.

This interactive “The Inclusive Leader” session will help any manager reflect on their behaviours, mental shortcuts and decision making. By building awareness and reviewing leadership activities managers can build healthier and higher performing inclusive teams.

Course Content

Setting the context

  • The business case for inclusivity
  • The many faces of diversity
  • The impact and extent of ‘covering’
  • The Dunning Kruger effect in decision making

Exploring unconscious bias

  • Different types of unconscious bias
  • Leadership activities at risk of unconscious bias

Practicing inclusive leadership

  • Managing micro-messaging
  • Four traits of an inclusive leader (Know Your Narrative, Authentic Leadership, Championing, Speaking Out)

Course Approach


  • Preconceptions about what diversity is and why it is important
  • Leaders to see where they may be at risk of unconscious bias


  • New practices or processes within leadership activities to counter potential bias and increased inclusion
  • Trusting and inclusive team environments by speaking out and championing D&I


  • How we choose to show up at work and be a more authentic leader
  • How we may unintentionally behave and employ micro-affirmations

Embedding Success

Post-programme activities to support the transfer of learning and building of habits.


Considering your ‘I’ statements. How could you be more authentic at work? With whom?


Review your leadership activities e.g. interviewing, how you delegate, the feedback you give. Where might you be at risk? What adjustments would make you a more inclusive leader?


What new behaviours or practices can you adopt to visibly champion diversity and inclusion within your team and company?


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