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Hosted by Dr. Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey



Every week we inform and educate using applied research and thought leadership



Get your pen and paper ready because this is one of the world’s most valuable resources to help you on your Inclusion journey.



We provide book reviews, research breakdowns, explainers, opinion pieces, interviews and much more



We’re on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive



To continue the conversation join us on Linkedin: The Element of Inclusion Community



We’re on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive



To continue the conversation join us on Linkedin: The Element of Inclusion Community

The Element of Inclusion Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey Diversity & Inclusion I Broadcaster I Speaker I Protagonist

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 96 Ratings

Hosted by Dr. Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey



Every week we inform and educate using applied research and thought leadership



Get your pen and paper ready because this is one of the world’s most valuable resources to help you on your Inclusion journey.



We provide book reviews, research breakdowns, explainers, opinion pieces, interviews and much more



We’re on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive



To continue the conversation join us on Linkedin: The Element of Inclusion Community



We’re on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive



To continue the conversation join us on Linkedin: The Element of Inclusion Community

    The Authority Series: Dr Victoria Mattingly on Inclusalytics

    The Authority Series: Dr Victoria Mattingly on Inclusalytics

    It’s not easy to get Diversity data… or is it?

    Find out how some techniques to improve your current efforts.

    Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

    – The importance of data driven DEI tactics

    – How to get qualitative data

    – How to use focus groups effectively

    Play the episode for more

    Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

    Inclusion is specific behaviours not feelings.

    “Inclusion is a behaviour. Inclusion is what we do, specifically what we do that result in others feeling valued respected, seen and heard.”

    It’s easier to start collecting data than you think

    “So you’re getting that voice data, that’s what qualitative data is, and a focus group is a really nice way of doing that.”

    Feedback fuels progress

    “you can measure them. And because you can measure them, you can hold people accountable for them.“

    Check out these resources

    Mattingly Solutions

    Inclusalytics 

    60 Second Book Review : Inclusalytics

    • 44 min
    3 Critical Questions To Navigate Inclusion Issues Quickly

    3 Critical Questions To Navigate Inclusion Issues Quickly

    If you’re like me, you like to get to the point fast.

    Find out how I do it with my clients.

    Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

    – Distinguishing between claims, assumptions and hypotheses

    – How I shortcut insights for my clients

    – How to use evidence to avoid distractions

    Play the episode for more

    Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

    What evidence do you have to support this?

    “That puts you ahead of 95 maybe 96% of the people I’ve encountered on this issue. “

    What evidence do you have to support this?

    “A useful way to think about qualitative research is 4 key things.”

    What do people who disagree with you think?

    “What about the people who are reasonable. Open minded. Know what you know. But completely disagree?“

    Check out these resources

    The 30 Second Short Cut I Teach My Clients To Dodge DEI MisInformation

     

    • 6 min
    The 30 Second Short Cut I Teach My Clients To Dodge DEI MisInformation

    The 30 Second Short Cut I Teach My Clients To Dodge DEI MisInformation

    Dealing with Diversity and Inclusion is not easy because everyone is so convincing.

    Find out how I avoid DEI misinformation in 30 seconds

    Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

    – How I avoid the confusion of DEI

    – My 2 Step Formula that saves me weeks

    – Key areas where I have no evidence

    Play the episode for more

    Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

    A claim is a statement that a person wants you to believe is true. Is fact, is reality.

    “Those are claims. I want you to believe those statements are true.”

    Assumptions typically reflect a belief, experience or ideas that a person has

    “That’s an assumption. Based on my experience, working with people like you”

    A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for what happened in the past or what will happen in the future.

    “My hypothesis is I get to help everyone. I can help everyone”

    Check out these resources

    Crafting an identity: an examination of the lived experiences of minority racial and ethnic individuals in the workplace

    3 Common Errors Keeping You From An Inclusive Workplace

    Element of Inclusion Youtube Channel

    Whenever you’re ready, there are a few ways I can support your Inclusion Journey:

    1.      Work with me 1:1

    2.     Get Practical Book Insights

    3.     Get our Free Email Course

    For everything else check this

    https://linktr.ee/elementofinclusion

    • 16 min
    3 Common Errors Keeping You From An Inclusive Workplace

    3 Common Errors Keeping You From An Inclusive Workplace

    Pretend you are responsible for Inclusion where you work.

    Find out about 3 Common errors keeping you from an Inclusive workplace

    Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

    – Why the Fallacy Problem of Diversity and Inclusion is so common

    – How to avoid the Proxy Problem of Diversity and Inclusion

    – How to recognise the Propaganda Problem of Diversity and Inclusion

    Play the episode for more

    Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

    A fallacy is an error or a flaw in reasoning

    “they take the evidence but the reasoning behind the use of that evidence is flawed.”

    False proxies are unrelated to the thing we want to observe. 

    “A proxy is a variable we observe when the variable we’re really interested is difficult to observe. “

    Propaganda is half-truths, or lie designed to influence public opinion

    “Propaganda is often disguised as education.”

    Check out these resources

    The Proxy Problem of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    The Fallacy Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

    The Propaganda Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

    Element of Inclusion Youtube Channel

    Whenever you’re ready, there are a few ways I can support your Inclusion Journey:

    1.      Work with me 1:1

    2.     Get Practical Book Insights

    3.     Get our Free Email Course

    For everything else check this

    https://linktr.ee/elementofinclusion

    • 7 min
    8 Proven Practices for People Leaders to Achieve Inclusion

    8 Proven Practices for People Leaders to Achieve Inclusion

    If you’re responsible for people.  You’re responsible for Inclusion

    Find out about 8 proven practices for People Leaders to achieve Inclusion

    Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

    – Why you need to give people a reason to work with you

    – Why having a budget won’t solve all your problems

    – How these 8 steps get my clients results

    Play the episode for more

    Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

    Getting organised is a crucial part of Evidence Based Inclusion

    “Evidence Based Inclusion means you benefit from expertise of others as well as yourself.”

    Evidence Based Inclusion doesn’t mean you need a PhD.

    “People respond to support and recognition. That’s not insight. That should be standard.”

    Keep it simple, keep it moving, and keep improving.

    “You have no idea how effective that is.”

    Check out these resources

    HR Coffee Time Podcast

    Here are 8 practices I use with People Leaders to make Inclusion achievable.

    Element of Inclusion Youtube Channel

    Whenever you’re ready, there are a few ways I can support your Inclusion Journey:

    1.      Work with me 1:1

    2.     Get Practical Book Insights

    3.     Get our Free Email Course

    For everything else check this

    https://linktr.ee/elementofinclusion

    • 8 min
    From Ilford to Inclusion: 9 Key Milestones to Helping a Million People

    From Ilford to Inclusion: 9 Key Milestones to Helping a Million People

    I’m going to talk about myself in a way that’s unusual to me.

    Find out about 9 milestones on my personal Inclusion Journey

    Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

    – How I quit my job to live on a tropical island

    – Why being from Ilford informs my perspective

    – How a magazine article changed my life

    Play the episode for more

    Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

    I don’t like to talk about myself but I wanted to share more about my journey

    “I don’t spend much time talking about myself. But I recently shared something on LinkedIn that got a lot of interest”

    My mission to help you is informed by my upbringing and a deeper legacy

    “I come from a legacy of service and contribution. It’s been going on for generations, centuries.”

    I’m making contributions to help you make contributions

    “I make powerful contributions for my clients.

    I make powerful contributions for the industry.

    I make powerful contributions for you.”

    Check out these resources

    Crafting an identity: an examination of the lived experiences of minority racial and ethnic individuals in the workplace

    Element of Inclusion Youtube Channel

    Whenever you’re ready, there are a few ways I can support your Inclusion Journey:

    1.      Work with me 1:1

    2.     Get Practical Book Insights

    3.     Get our Free Email Course

    For everything else check this

    https://linktr.ee/elementofinclusion

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

Gwynnie90 ,

Great status episode

Loved hearing about the ‘battle’ between EDI function and HR. So true!

Tumzzzzzz ,

This podcasts is phenomenal.

This evidence based approach to diversity and inclusion is a breath of fresh air . I strongly recommend anyone who is serious about diversity and inclusion to listen to this show regularly.

KathrynUkListener ,

Really relevant

Recent topic covered was so relevant and really resonated with me. I’ve always enjoyed Jonathan’s content online, it was empowering to hear someone I respect talking about these issues.

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