Engaging Gender Difference to Create an Inclusive and Productive Culture

This 2-hour thought diversity workshop to create an inclusive and productive culture is designed to foster interactive discussions and action based takeaways for professionals that are striving to empower each other while impacting others through their work.

Introduction

Value in Thought Diversity

Why Do Companies Strive for Thought Diversity?

How can Thought Diversity Drive Business Impact?

Why is Thought Diversity Difficult to Achieve?

Group Discussion/Exercise

Strategies to Increase Thought Diversity

Common Differences between Men and Women at Work

Communication Styles

Modes of Appreciation

Preferred Work Styles

Problem Solving Styles

Group Discussion/Exercise

Strategies to Engage Differences for Business Impact

Manager’s Awareness & Employee Engagement

Self-Imposed Boundaries Impact Thought Diversity

Project Allocation Can Empower Talent to Contribute at New Levels

Group Discussion/Exercise

Engage Career Catalyst

Group Discussion/Exercise

Discussion Summary

 

Workshop Leader:  JJ DiGeronimo, the President of Tech Savvy Women, advanced from entry-level positions into leadership positions within technology companies. Through her keynotes and executive sessions, JJ shares effective leadership and inclusion strategies to retain, develop and advance talent. JJ includes these experiences in her book new book “Accelerate Your Impact” published by Smart Business Books which complements her 2011 book, “The Working Woman’s GPS.”  JJ has been quoted in numerous publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Fox Business.