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An edit of newly added resources and those proving consistently popular among our partners' teams.
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Book Club: New Methods for Women — With Sharmadean Reid MBE
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Raul Aparici on mitigating impostor syndrome
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Kate and Catherine on pausing, for conversational space
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Kate and Catherine on intentional listening
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Kate and Catherine on questioning well
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Worksheet: Time Blocking
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Kate and Catherine on the coaching opportunity
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Matteo's coaching reflections
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Kas's reflections on listening and questioning well
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Time Blocking, and bringing some colour into your calendar
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Worksheet: Owning Feedback
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Making the case for situational flexibility as leaders
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eCourse: Difficult Conversations
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Mentors, Sponsors and Champions. With Abi Adamson
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Effective Allyship. With Abi Adamson
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What's your Privilege Pledge? With Abi Adamson
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Diversify your feed. With Abi Adamson
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Privilege reflections. With Abi Adamson
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Mindful toothbrushing. With Dr. Sam Akbar
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Anchor dropping. With Dr. Sam Akbar
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5,4,3,2,1 — a mindfulness technique. With Dr. Sam Akbar
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Urge surfing. With Dr. Sam Akbar
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Everyday mindfulness. With Dr. Sam Akbar
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Making room for emotions (and the weather). With Dr. Sam Akbar
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Letting go of emotions. With Dr. Sam Akbar
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How do you notice your thoughts? With Dr. Sam Akbar
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A coaching conversation around strengths
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eCourse: Confidence Mastery
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Daniel Goleman's Six Leadership Styles, explained by Louise Hedges
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eCourse: Mastering Delegation
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eCourse: Time Management and Prioritisation
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eCourse: Get SET with your Goals
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Perspectives on privilege, with Abi Adamson
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Neurodivergent Perspectives. Lexi Keegan in conversation with Dr. Anne Cockayne
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Neurodiversity know-how: The Spiky Profile explained
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Neurodiversity explained, with Dr. Anne Cockayne
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Neuroinclusion at work: Thinking about adjustments
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Neurodiversity know-how. Autism with Dr. Anne Cockayne
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Neurodiversity know-how. ADHD with Dr. Anne Cockayne
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Neurodiversity know-how. Dyslexia with Dr. Anne Cockayne
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Micro-learning: Setting Better Boundaries
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eCourse: Practicing a Coaching Approach
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Finding fortitude, and follow on experiments
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eCourse: Conscious Inclusion
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Seven things to avoid when writing at work
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Share genuinely useful feedback with the BID model
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Solve problems before they happen with pre-mortems
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Five tactics for influencing those more senior
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Five powerful questions for adding impact and insight to your next interview.
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Try out the CAR technique, and upgrade your understanding when interviewing someone.
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Smart ways to frame questions in your next mentoring session
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Try the 5 Whys to invigorate your problem solving and add depth to your decisions.
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Course Pack: Effective Allyship, with Abi Adamson
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Course Pack: Voice Gym. Building your vocal confidence
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A three minute mindset exercise, to support a coaching approach
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Try this deep listening exercise for deeper connection and better conversations
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Experiment with the BRAIN model for confident decision making and problem solving
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Discover the impact a five minute favour can have on your relationships, and network building
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Homework for Life: A ten-second daily ritual for noticing, capturing and practicing stories
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Course Pack: Storytelling
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Practical storytelling principles from Bobette Buster's book — Do: Story
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Evolve your 'inner mentor' — a short reflective exercise to focus your development, and the ways you can better support others
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Experiment with a Springboard Story to communicate your change idea, and take people with you towards it.
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Course Pack: Natural Networking
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Tone Policing - What it is, why it's unhelpful and how to helpfully notice it.
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Find the Coaching in Criticism. Things to try when feedback doesn't quite land
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The 4Ds. A practical framework for acknowledging microaggressions
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Mindful breathing — the foundation of focus and flow
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Channel that fly on the wall. Try some purposeful self talk to mitigate moments of doubt
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Add some friction to your most common distractions
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Build belief by recognising small wins — Try a 'Done List'
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Make your next meeting a Silent Meeting
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Immediately build your confidence, with a 'Can-If' statement
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Don't forget to diarise thinking time — experiment with a 'To Think' list
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Smarten your approach to setbacks, by trying out a Setback Story
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Get clear on control with a Clarity Clap
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Everything I Know about Life I Learned from PowerPoint — What we learned and where it led...
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How to be a meaningful mentor, insights from a purposeful podcast
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Design (and share) your If > Then statements, for a purposefully prompt towards action
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Practice the principles of persuasion from 'Godfather of Influence,' Robert Cialdini.
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Six steps for finding focus and flow, with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in mind
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Course Pack: Making Time
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Great questions to ask in coaching conversations, 1-1's and other curious contexts

Course Pack: Effective Allyship, with Abi Adamson

This pack of resources supports much of the content covered in our Effective Allyship workshop. Included alongside a pic'n'mix of curated resources are our session slides, for internal sharing and refreshing on key themes and ideas.
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If you're keen to explore the principles and practices of being an Effective Ally, this short course of micro-learning will arm you with science-backed, practical experiments — shared directly over email, one a day for five days, and with an invitation to try them out right away. And with lots of scope to share and discuss among your team too.

Read: How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi

For anyone wanting to move beyond awareness and start acting, this is the book for you. This seminal, NYT bestselling read from activist and professor Ibram X. Kendi walks you through the science and history of prejudice in all forms, and offers practical advice you can take to make a change and be the ally you want to be.

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Watch: How to Be a Better Disability Ally

Twenty-four year old activist Daphne Frias gives her do's and don't's of disability allyship in and out of the office in this punchy video for 'radical inclusivity' group iWeigh.

Listen: Diversity Ally podcast

A wonderfully insightful podcast from veteran DE&I consultants Diversity Ally. Each episode welcomes a guest speaker who shares their experience, expertise and advice on allyship for all groups and all backgrounds. They’ve even got some great pointers on bringing DE&I policies to life for team and business leaders. We recommend this episode on being an effective ally to LBGTQ+ coworkers, but please explore.

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Read: Be a Better Ally (HBR)

This collaborative article between sociologists and business professors alike provides some great pointers on accepting feedback, sponsoring marginalised co-workers and building a close network of allies in the office.

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Watch: How to be an ally and build a more inclusive world

This bite sized BBC bulletin highlights one of the more unspoken (but more important) parts of being an ally — making mistakes, listening and learning, then changing behaviour. It’s a quick five-minute reminder of some of the key points of allyship, with some interesting ideas of its own.

Listen: Allyship is a Verb Podcast

This fantastic bi-weekly podcast brings in speakers to discuss a great range of informative and practical allyship topics; from How to Apologise After Making a Mistake to Being an Ally Across Generational Divides.

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Read: How to Be an Ally, by Melinda Briana Epler

While Ibram X. Kendi provides a ‘big picture’ approach, Epler puts the focus squarely on the workplace. Drawing on her own experience of desperately wanting an ally as she ‘bashed her head against the glass ceiling,’ in her dream job, she provides actionable advice for fostering allyship in meetings and across an organisation. Check out her TED talk below if you haven’t already.

Read: A Working Definition of Allyship

This bulleted hand-out from the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is a 10 commandments of Allyship; an extensive and to-the-point decree of Allyship do's and don'ts. Our favourite? Don't treat 'ally' as a concrete title, and treat it instead as a constant process of learning.

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