Just One Q with Dr. Melissa Horne is a Learning Snippets podcast. Melissa and special guests will be discussing the latest evidence-based trends on diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
Replay: How Religious Identities Fit into the Workplace | Dr. Brian Carwana
Just like money, politics & sex, the topic of religion is seen as a taboo in the North-American workplace. As a result, many religious minorities feel uncomfortable speaking up at work. Religious illiteracy, and avoidance of religion in general, come at the cost of a truly inclusive workplace and a stronger company performance.
How can you make equitable innovation at scale? | Dr. Kristen Liesch
In this episode of Just One Q, Dr. Melissa Horne chats with Dr. Kristen Liesch, co-CEO and co-Founder of Tidal Equality, and co-creator of the Equity Sequence™. They discuss how organizations can empower and enable all employees regardless of rank or role to assess the day-to-day decisions they make through a more equitable lens.
What’s the difference between creation vs. modification when it comes to accessible workplaces | Layla Zia
In this episode of Just One Q, Dr. Melissa Horne chats with Learning Experience Design Specialist, Layla Zia. They dive into whether it’s best to modify existing policies and practices or to create new ones. They also discuss what’s being lost and gained if we choose creation over modification or vice versa.
How can we enable leaders to see themselves as systems shapers? | Nenuca Syquia
In this episode of Just One Q, Dr. Melissa Horne chats with CEO and Co-Founder of Better Organizations by Design, Nenuca Syquia. They discuss how leaders can go beyond individual work, and why the conversation around inclusive leadership needs to move to the level of systems.
How can companies integrate DEI in their promotion structures? | Florence Idowu
In this episode of Just One Q, Dr. Melissa Horne chats with independent employment strategist and the founder of Bavarde Talent Solutions, Florence Idowu. They discuss incorporating DEI beyond hiring and meeting their target diversity goals, and instead, focus on supporting organizations with integrating DEI practices into their talent management strategy.
How can organizations successfully launch DEI initiatives? | Kalyn Wilson
In this episode of Just One Q, Dr. Melissa Horne chats with the founder and managing partner of Dream Forward Consulting and Coaching, Kalyn Wilson. They dive into why many DEI initiatives are unsuccessful, and what companies can do to better prepare themselves.
Timely and valuable topics
This podcast presents a variety of important and interesting topics in the DEI world. I’ve learned a lot of things listening to this podcast, and I enjoy how the format is centred into a deep dive around just one question, rather than trying to cover too many things in one session. The 20ish-minute format means I can listen to a podcast in one go - I love listening to Dr. Horne’s interviews while I walk my dog!
Every episode of Just One Q just opens up your mind! It helps you see through your diversity, equity and inclusion flaws and leaves you wanting to do better!
Engaging, Informative and Easy to Apply
I’ve been an avid listener since the start and have enjoyed the quick, yet impactful interviews. I’ve been able to take the action items with me and apply them to my workplace. Looking forward to more episodes!