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Why Having A Babyface Can Help You To Become CEO

One of the reasons I like writing this blog is because I get to share research that most people wouldn’t encounter and here is a great example. Recently at the London School of Economics HR conference I was impressed by [...]

June 4, 2014 Professional
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Are You In On The joke Or Is The Joke On You?

In the final installment of our four part series exploring hidden prejudice in the workplace we look at how humour can be used by seemingly tolerant individuals to accept intolerant behaviour. I once worked with some guys who loved to [...]

March 6, 2014 Professional

When Your Ethnicity Is Welcome But Your Professional Competencies Are Not

In the third of a four part series exploring hidden prejudice in the workplace we explore a process where minority ethnic professionals may find that their ethnicity is welcome but their professional competencies are not. A friend of mine made [...]

March 3, 2014 Professional
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“Thanks… I think..” When A Compliment Is An Insult At The Same Time.

In the second of a four part series exploring hidden prejudice in the workplace we explore how comments intended as compliments can be deeply insulting. A friend of mine is a high performer; he’s got a great job at a [...]

February 27, 2014 Professional

When That Innocent Question About Your Culture Isn’t So Innocent

In the first of a four part series exploring hidden prejudice in the workplace we explore how discrimination can be so subtle that you may mistake it for genuine personal interest. Not long ago, a friend of mine told me [...]

February 24, 2014 Professional