Does your company or organization have trouble attracting and retaining people from diverse and underrepresented communities? Does your organizational culture suffer from low morale, exclusive cliques, or microaggressions you don’t know how to address? If yes, this episode is for you to help discover how to facilitate a culture of belonging, with practical tips for creating inclusive workplaces where people can show up as themselves.
Tune in as DDS Dobson-Smith lays out the deep psychology of our need to belong, its critical impact on workplace performance, and the practical steps any organization can take to make everyone feel welcome and included. Learn how diversity and representation can lead to a greater experience of belonging for everyone.
Leading with the Psychology of Belonging
The power of internalizing somebody else’s belief in us and creating that as our own as a part of our own growth.
Viewing belonging as an experience and empathy as a learnable skill.
We experience psychological safety when we realize that it’s not expensive to be ourselves.
Are the processes, the policies, and the platforms that an organization deploys in its being an organization inclusive to you?
Thinking equitably not equally to cultivate a sense of belonging.
When we are learning, we’re gonna be wrong and we just gotta get comfortable with being wrong.
Employee satisfaction or engagement and employee attrition and the correlation between those two metrics.
Two or three practical suggestions for leaders to start implementing, and taking action over time to start growing in that direction.