These comments often come from senior people from the targeted minority groups who have "made it" to positions of prominence. Their journeys and perspective are crucial to understanding the issue and if I could I would want to ask them to talk about their previous family members, managers and leaders that helped them develop their career.
Recent talent attraction strategies for corporates have definitely focused at the grass roots level, with the question:
I believe many companies in our sector have addressed this issue very well (although there's always room for improvement!).
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Buki is a thought leader for Diversity & Inclusion who pushes the boundaries of the norm and brings forward topics of discussion that are truly thought provoking. He is a leading international business consultant who has grappled with unconscious (and indeed conscious) bias with varying degrees of success in his employed career and as a consultant in the city.
Frustrated with his own challenges and the inadequacy of behavioural experts and consultants attempts to address workplace bias, he set out to develop a fair, equitable results-oriented methodology to tackle person(s) to person(s) bias effectively in the workplace.
The IDU? methodology is the culmination of 20 years of working, observing and interacting with over 50,000 individuals throughout the world as a consultant, communications expert, trainer and coach.
Over the last 20 years he has consulted with large FTSE/ Fortune 500, medium sized, small and start-up companies.