These are momentous times. While real change takes years, maybe even generations, to truly become embedded in our psyches, it's hard to see the past few years as anything other than a watershed moment in our history.
We live in an increasingly connected and globalised world. Colleagues are spread across the globe and thus workplaces have been enriched by different cultures, experiences and languages – a global workforce serving a global customer base. The result of all these changes is more diverse teams in terms of age, experience, gender, ethnicity, physical and neurological abilities, culture, religious beliefs and functional background, than ever before. From the Black Lives Matter and Me Too protest movements to broad and open discussions about the gender pay gap and accurate representation throughout the organisation, these conversations are more widespread and observable than ever before
The Covid-19 pandemic has acted as a catalyst for momentous change across everything from where we work and play to how we travel and socialise. It has made us aware of our connection with both the planet and each other. Maybe it can also serve as the impetus to create better and more diverse workforces. It's in everyone's interest that it does.
In this whitepaper, CoachHub dives into the business case for increasing diversity and inclusion within organisations and provides some practical tips for creating a diverse and inclusive culture within your organisation, including a preview of its D&I framework. CoachHub also highlights the important role that coaching, and digital coaching in particular, can play in sowing the seeds for that positive change.