Bullying & strategic incompetence: an exploration

Bullying behaviour almost always flourishes and becomes embedded in organisations that repeatedly validate and reward strategic incompetence (various definitions at end of article). The reason for this is because most people who bully in workplaces do so because they feel under threat (insecurity, jealously, envy etc) from other colleagues. This isn't about being rude when... Continue Reading →

Film: Are you proud?

The film 'Are you proud?' (Dir. Ashley Joiner, 2018) charts aspects of British LGBTQ+ activist history. In a Q&A session the director said that he wanted to make sure that people understood that the film was made from his perspective and that others may have covered different topics such as the campaign for equal marriage,... Continue Reading →

Gender diversity & non-binary inclusion at work

Overview Developing a workplace culture that is inclusive of non-binary and gender diverse people means having practical measures in place to ensure employees are comfortable and protected at work. You need to to be equitable about all the arrangements and processes you have. It is not enough to have a policy stating it is your... Continue Reading →

Gender and sexual diversity

Recently I sat through a presentation where 'straight/cis' was used over and over again. It was unsettling that in 2018 people are unwilling to do 5 minutes of research to make sure they understand the difference between sexual orientation (who you are attracted to, who you feel romantic about) and gender identity (how you see... Continue Reading →

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