Bias takes many forms, from gender bias and ageism to name bias (giving preferable treatment to those with Anglo-sounding names) and the “horns effect” (ascribing negative characteristics to someone based on their appearance). Whether conscious or unconscious, prejudice can reinforce harmful stereotypes and severely hinder personal and professional progression.
My company recently held a one-off workshop to discover how leaders are tackling bias today and promote real stories of female leadership and workplace empowerment. Find out about the four practical tips I took away from the discussion and plan to implement...
Episode 1 of the Breaking the Bias podcast looks at workplace bias and how leaders can transform their teams by celebrating difference
Irina Velkova, Associate Director, Grant Thornton, discusses why education and culture paves the way for diversity; and the importance of staying grounded as a leader.