Concurrent Session
Respect and the Road to Inclusion
Room: Summit 204
In-Person and Virtual Monday 08/23/2021 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Communication, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, Relationship Management
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn about the what, the why and the how for DE&I HR allies trying to create a roadmap to respectful, inclusive work cultures. 

Without respect, there can be no inclusion. Designed for the 2020s and led by one of today's most sought-after presenters, this thought-provoking and inspiring session explores how a foundation of actively practiced respect can become the gateway for truly inclusive workplace cultures. Backed by the most current research from multiple disciplines, participants will explore the business case for inclusion and learn the behavioral fundamentals necessary for building a truly inclusive work culture.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn and discuss a contemporary definition of respect for the 2020s.
  • Unpack the differences between tolerance and respect—and why the human brain sometimes settles for the former.
  • Explore the relationship between respect and inclusion and how one becomes the gateway for the other.
  • Learn why authentic friendships are a natural and desired byproduct of inclusive cultures.
  • Discuss and map out the behaviors present in both inclusive and exclusive cultures, and explore the business impact of both.
  • Learn five specific tools and strategies for helping to create your own Road to Inclusion.
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Paul Meshanko, Author, Speaker, Consultant,
Legacy Business Cultures