Build the future: Driving innovation with diversity
Date: February 9, 2021
Time: 12 PM - 1 PM
Increasing diversity is becoming a top priority for many businesses. They realise that ensuring cognitive diversity in roles such as software development, cybersecurity and data analysis can enable them to digitally transform their businesses while building a more inclusive culture and retaining their top talent.
But the diversity of thought - the driver of innovation - can only be shaped through bringing together people from different personal, professional and socio-economic backgrounds.
In this Executive Roundtable, Mikhael Mazu, VP at Deutsche Bank, Steven Cooper, Group CEO at C. Hoare & Co and Chairman Experian UK, and Euan Blair, Founder and CEO at Winmark’s Technical Partner Multiverse, discuss challenges and best practice for building a diverse talent pipeline with the critical skills of the future.
Now Is a good time for leaders to start practicing mindfulness
Harvard Business Review
This article recommends three strategies that leaders can employ to make mindfulness a key component of addressing difficult feelings in a productive way.
- Feel the tough feeling without judging it
- Examine your own interpretation and approach the situation with curiosity
- Make an effort to share what you’re feeling and why.
Report: Employee wellbeing – the changing dynamics of financial health
Lane Clark & Peacock LLP
This interactive Employee wellbeing report explores the impacts of COVID on financial health, the changing landscape of financial behaviour and the role of the workplace.
Some of the key highlights include:
- The impacts of job loss, furlough and changing personal income
- Mental health - understanding levels of stress, anxiety and depression and the core reasons
- COVID has put a strain workplace relations, with almost half (46%) saying they don’t have confidence in their employer going forward and 44% saying they don’t feel secure in their job
- Spotlight on the bottom line cost for industry of poor employee financial health.