What Happens After Your Bias Training?
“The positive effects of diversity training rarely last beyond a day or two, and a number of studies suggest that it can activate bias or spark a backlash.”
Why Diversity Programs Fail
Harvard Business Review
find that while their bias trainings have checked an important box, the results are far from what they hoped.
While bias training can be a productive first step, thousands of research studies prove it is not enough. Inclusivity does not happen overnight. Along the way are mistakes and setbacks. How you respond can make or break employee trust, lead to resolution or escalation and make the difference between stronger relationships or heartache.
How Employees Respond to Disrespect
One of the crucial missing elements from bias and diversity trainings are tools for employees to respond constructively to a microaggression when it happens to them.
Without these tools, the employee suffers and microaggressions are perpetuated.
Percentage of Employees Who...
Responding to Microaggressions
A Course Built To
Change the Culture
Focuses on solutions not problems
Goes beyond raising awareness to creating lasting change
Tone of teamship not opposing forces--uses opportunities to educate and strengthen connections
Provides tools for processing & healing when a microaggression occurs
Helps eliminate emotional damage and costly consequences
Provides specific tools, words and phrases to respond to microaggressions when they occur
What Makes This Course So Different?
Research shows that forcing leaders and other
employees to admit bias and change behavior can
lead to resentment and rebellion, producing the
opposite of intended results.
For real inclusivity, individuals must experience genuine
insight and self-motivated change. This happens best
through effective communication in the moment.
Responding to Microaggressions gives teams the
right tools for this to happen.
Responding to Microagressions
How to ease emotional damage & take positive action
Detailed steps to communication that educates and brings people together—with specific talk points, words, and phrases
Best practices and pitfalls to foster a smooth, productive conversation
Tips for dealing with defensive reactions
Coaching for allies—what bystanders can do
How to receive, process and respond to feedback about microaggressions
Case studies and role-playing with coaching
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