There are 4 options available for the 3-hour workshops, of which business owners can choose two to be covered in a workshop.
Each option has addressing unconscious bias as its foundation because bias is an unseen hindrance to business growth, decision making and relationships.
1. Bias and Workplace Culture.
Businesses aim to create a culture based on shared values. But bias can be a wedge that divides.
Objective: To explore ways bias can come between an organisation’s values and the culture created in the workplace.
Identify personal bias inputs and influences.
Explore the intersection of workplace and personal values.
Determine the impact of vocational expectations.
2. Bias and Conflict
Workplace conflict is commonplace. Unaddressed bias can fuel conflict as, like a magnet, bias both attracts similar thinking and repels opposite outlooks.
Objective: To demonstrate how bias impacts and fuels conflict.
Identify common causes of conflict in the workplace.
Detail strategies to check for biases that fuel conflict.
Outline methods for managing bias-fuelled conflict.
3. Bias and Change
Change is commonly resisted. However, checking for hidden biases can provide workable alternatives that enable people to embrace change.
Objective: To provide options for common biased resistance to change.
Identify five ways bias inhibits growth.
Demonstrate how flipping the bias coin facilitates change.
Develop five strategies for embracing change.
4. Bias and Communication
Bias can be a barrier to open communication. Addressing hidden bias allows for deeper listening to embrace a range of viewpoints.
Objective: To show how addressing bias is the key to deeper communication.
Embrace ways of hearing differently
Value the variety of meanings in workplace communications.
Shape a new story by addressing unconscious biases.
Find out more about Bron Williams The Bias Specialist here