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photo of Sia Papageorgiou with Diversity in Action logo on the left and aleaderlikeme.com at the bottom right For our first Diversity In Action session titled: The Impact on Mental Health and Wellbeing, on Monday, Nov 7, 2022 We were …

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Taking place this year from Sep 26 - Oct 2 2022, National inclusion Week returns to celebrate inclusion and create an inclusive work environment for all,  What is National Inclusion Week?  National Inclusion Week (NIW) is a week dedicated to …

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Kristine Beese, award-winning speaker on women and money, CEO of Untangle Money. Having financial security is a goal we all aim to achieve. Kristine Beese, award-winning speaker on women and money, CEO of Untangle Money, outlines financial fundamentals and talks …

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Photo of intern Jacob Robinson (he/him) Note: Subscribe to our weekly newsletter RISE for the latest in DEI/EDI around the world. New subscribers will also receive free access to our 4 A's of Diversity webinar: https://mailchi.mp/9bcab56b961e/keep-in-touch  I have had an incredible eight-month experience …

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Note: Subscribe to our weekly newsletter RISE for the latest in DEI/EDI around the world. New subscribers will also receive free access to our 4 A's of Diversity webinar: https://mailchi.mp/9bcab56b961e/keep-in-touch  ‘One woman on the board is a token, two is a minority – …

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"Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again." -Nelson Mandela On July 18, we celebrate the International Mandela Day. Chosen by the United Nations in 2009, the …

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Every 14 of July, we celebrate people who identify as non-binary in all our communities.  This day is focused on shedding some light, raising awareness and organising around the issues faced by non-binary people around the world. Some facts: Did …

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Originally written and published by Shereen Daniels (She/Her), Bestselling Author: The Anti-Racist Organization U.K. Note: Subscribe to our weekly newsletter RISE for the latest in DEI/EDI around the world. New subscribers will also receive free access to our 4 A's …

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Note: Subscribe to our weekly newsletter RISE for the latest in DEI/EDI around the world. New subscribers will also receive free access to our 4 A's of Diversity webinar: https://mailchi.mp/9bcab56b961e/keep-in-touch  The U.S Supreme Court's decision on June 24, 2022 to overturn …

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Originally published on: Influence Magazine UK by Joelle Awad Imagine spending weeks working on an incredible idea or message to share with your target audience but then having it not supported for most of that audience because you did not …

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By Jacob R. Robinson (he/him) “The beauty of the world lies in the diversity of its people.” Today, we are pleased to bring you seven key takeaways from season one of our Amplifying Diverse Voices podcast. We launched this special …

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Many of us have struggled with promoting and advocating for ourselves at one point during our personal and professional journeys. Co-Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of SpeakHaus and public speaking coach Sherhara Downing offers valuable advice and techniques for self-advocacy …

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Moira Newiss, Dip ION BANT Registered Nutritional Therapist offers valuable advice on dealing with burnout to balance, something that we've all suffered from during our busy work schedules.  Burnout - What is it? Burnout NHS Definition: Burnout is a state …

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Chetna Bhatt is a certified executive coach, part-time in-house employment lawyer and speaker. As founder of Being Lawyers, she helps lawyers and other professionals uncover their innate wellbeing so that they can fulfil their potential without the risk of burnout. …

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Photo credit: Another Door Eleanor Tweddell is the founder of Another Door and author of "Why losing your job could be the best thing that could happen to you" with over 20 years of experience in corporate communications. Eleanor shared …

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Photo credit: istockphoto.com Advita Patel (she/her) and Priya Bates (she/her) each share their top tips on how people, especially women* of colour, can make themselves more visible in their August 2021 NEST webinar. Advita Be intentional to achieve your goals, …

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Photo credits: Gail Gazelle MD, https://www.gailgazelle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/The-Imposter-Syndrome.png At our June 2021 NEST Insight Session, Advita Patel (she/her) poignantly integrates her own experiences as a woman of colour and discusses strategies to overcome our inner critic, more commonly known as ‘imposter syndrome’. …

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Photo credits: https://stock.adobe.com/ca/search?k=yes%20you%20can Advita Patel (she/her) helps boost confidence in her June 2021 NEST Insight Session. What is confidence? Confidence is the feeling of having little doubt in yourself and your abilities. This differs slightly from self-esteem, which refers to …

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Why do some businesses prosper and remain sustainable? The answer is very simple, they follow a clear and concise plan which is embedded with tactics to reach their target. A strategy provides direction and tactics are how the strategy is …

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I wasn’t what you’d call a confident child. I was scared of most things, from flying insects to playground slides. They once had to shut down a ride because I was afraid to step off a rotating circle.This carried on …

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I was in second grade and 8 years old in this picture. I'd come to Canada, from India, when I was three and I was quiet. In the 70's it wasn't unusual to deal with overt racism, be called a …

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Productivity is something that everyone struggles with from time to time. Being able to fit everything you need to do in one day can be a lot to handle; however, it’s not about the number of tasks you complete, it’s …

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Celina Bibin has joined A Leader Like Me in an internship role as our new Digital Communications Coordinator. In this role, she will be assisting in social media content creation, social media management, business planning and communications. Celina is a …

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Values are part of who we are. They are things we feel more than things we think. They help us navigate through life and understand how we contribute to the world. Jackie Le Fèvre, director of Magma Effort, spoke with …

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How do you stand out and become an all-star in the number one professional network in the world? How do you stand out from a pool of over 700 million users? Members of A Leader Like Me’s The Nest had …

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Prior to joining A Leader Like Me, Shalini Gupta had always been skeptical about programs that focused solely on specific genres. She always believed that integrity, hard work and competence would get a person to where they wanted to go …

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“It is really important for everyone to expect to make a difference, everyone should strive to have some level of impact and influence in their lives and in their work regardless of the field they work in.” Communications consultant and …

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After being promoted to Head of Communications, Nisha Spearman experienced a lack of self-confidence. Being one of very few people of colour in the senior leadership team compounded those feelings. Nisha joined A Leader Like Me to meet like-minded people …

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How do you become the best version of yourself? A Leader Like Me was thrilled to feature international keynote speaker and author of multiple, best-selling books, Carol Kinsey Goman for our Inaugural Master Class in November 2020. Her focus? Leadership …

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We often don’t take time out to invest in ourselves. Our time is always filled with a countless number of responsibilities that we often prioritize over our own self development.  When Prarthna Thakore joined A Leader Like Me she saw …

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In a world where women are always fighting to have their seat at the table, it’s easy to be overlooked or fall back on the comfort of lurking in the background. Adena J. White decided it was time for a …

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It's 2021, and there is a lot of work to do to 'walk the talk' when it comes to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Although there was attention paid and much performance in diversity commitments, this is the year to …

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When Advita Patel and I imagined A Leader Like Me, we dreamed of the program we each wished we'd had as we navigated our own careers as womxn (she/her and they/them) of colour growing up in two different continents. We …

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I first became aware of Sam* when my manager at the time told me we had merged with an organisation and we were going to inherit a new communications lead. My manager had a meeting with Sam first, and when …

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Hands up if you have had to deal with a line manager who has been a bit challenging? Sadly, it’s not a unique situation. There’s a reason why Hollywood decided to invest millions developing a story line about Horrible Bosses, …

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In January of this year, Advita Patel and I starting sharing our stories about growing up brown in two different parts of the world. She, a first generation Brit and me, born in India, but raised in Toronto, Canada since …

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When Advita Patel and I created A Leader Like Me, we believed we were filling a gap with a program we wished we'd had when we worked in organizations. I have to admit that the program has taken on a …