Musical identities – gender, sexuality and conflation

In what now feels like another life, I worked as a conductor, composer and creative director– that’s my background, really, before everything else and all that’s happened and all my career incarnations; I’m a musician, composer, creative director and conductor. As a creative director and producer, I worked on some of the …

Diversify Teachers For Better Representation – How To Manage Diversity In Schools

Diversity is humanity’s greatest brand, and our most under-utilised asset. By managing diversity, creating and maintaining a positive environment in which individual differences and similarities are valued, we can avoid unfortunate consequences such as the current situation in Shepparton, Australia. Equitable representation across subsections of society is paramount. An independent …

5 Reasons Why it is Important to Consider Workforce Mutuality

Workforce mutuality is used to describe the extent to which an organizations diversity or workforce is a reflection of the diversity that exists in the community served by the organization. The description of this term is often confused with workforce diversity. However, an organization’s workforce may be highly diverse yet …

Cultural Diversity is like an incredible Rubik’s cube!

Given the increasingly populist nature of political discourse in America and Europe, successful businesses must continue to think inclusively and internationally.  Cultural diversity in the workplace provides a definitive competitive advantage for businesses who want to operate globally.  From Google to Qantas and Deloitte, organisations across a multitude of industries …

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A diverse workforce for government: what’s missing?

Australians naturally expect that the public service should be representative of the diversity of the community it serves, and there are clear practical benefits to fulfilling this community expectation for a diverse workforce in government. Among public sector leaders, we’re seeing a lot of buy-in to the idea that the …