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Ritu Bhasin teaching inclusive coaching

Inclusive Coaching — What It Is and Why It Matters

One of the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) areas that is top of mind in the work that we do here at bci is the critical importance of teaching leaders how to be inclusive in their coaching efforts — especially when coaching team members from equity-seeking communities.

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Ritu Bhasin presenting

Why Authentic Leadership Must be Part of Your DEI Strategy as We Start to Return to In-Person Work

Lately there’s been more and more talk about the world opening up, with many workplaces starting to make plans for a return to in-person work or, more likely, some form of hybrid work environment this fall. Although there is plenty of excitement around “getting back to normal”, after over a year of working remotely during the pandemic, the prospect of returning to the workplace is feeling daunting for many.

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Ritu Bhasin speaking with two women about allyship

Why Being an Effective Ally in the Workplace is More Important Than Ever

As a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) professional, I’ve been teaching about allyship for years. However, it feels as though allyship has never been as important as it is right now, after a year of having a glaring spotlight on racial inclusion and the urgent need to interrupt anti-Black racism in particular, in addition to anti-Asian racism, and to disrupt white supremacy on a whole.

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Komal Bhasin teaching a mental health workshop

3 Ways to Promote Mental Health Inclusion in the Workplace

Although more and more organizations are looking to incorporate inclusive mental health strategies into their DEI efforts, we’re still repeatedly hearing that more guidance is needed on how to make this happen. We’re also hearing from leaders about how they can be more inclusive as it relates to mental health, on an individual level.

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Ritu Bhasin and Komal Bhasin talking

4 Ways to be a Better Ally to Your Sikh Colleagues and Friends

For many people of Indian descent, watching the farmers’ protests in India over the last several months has been very difficult because of the spotlight on injustices, violations of human and civil liberties and more. Here’s what you can do to be an ally to your Sikh colleagues during this difficult moment.

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Ritu Bhasin teaching a workshop

5 Ways to Move Inclusion Forward in the New Year

The last year has been a tumultuous and heart-wrenching time, with many of us facing a seemingly endless procession of inclusion challenges. Here are five of the strategies we can all focus on as leaders, team members and allies in order to keep pushing for a more inclusive world.

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