Two steps anyone can take to drive inclusion and diversity
Research shows that diverse teams led inclusively can improve sales, engagement, productivity, innovation and even financial results. Yet, companies struggle to make progress in this area. Corporate culture is said to be one of the main obstacles. Thais explains two practical steps anyone can take anywhere to contribute to a more inclusive corporate culture and create a great place to work.
Thais Compoint is an award-winning author, speaker, trainer, and consultant specialising in inclusion and diversity for the past 18 years. She’s the author of the book “Succeed as an inclusive leader”, the founder of the Inclusive Leadership Global Conference, and a regular Huffington Post contributor. Thais is also the CEO of Déclic International, a global consultancy that helps organisations to build inclusive cultures and diverse teams, so that they can better serve their customers and increase engagement, productivity and innovation. Thais founded Déclic International in 2016, after having led the inclusion and diversity strategies of three Fortunes 500 companies: Vinci, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Cisco. Thais received 13 awards world-wide for her accomplishments, including the Diversity Leader Award in the US as one of the diversity specialists who are advancing diversity in the corporate world, as well as the Diversity European Award as the leader of the best diversity team in Europe.