Inclusion in times of disruption

Inclusion in times of disruption

The world is currently shaped by disruptions. Could D&I help to solve some of the challenges businesses and their workforces are facing? Stephen Frost and Nick Basannavar, contributors to The Key to Inclusion, discuss what it means to implement an inclusion strategy that reaches every level of business.
As the complexities of DE&I continue to grow, we recognise the need to be better informed and educated on the intricacies of this multi-faceted topic.
Stephen Frost, CEO of Included, shares insights around inclusion in the workplace. From the development of driverless cars, to women of colour forgotten by history, Stephen walks through practical examples and their impact.

Nick Basannavar, Head of Consulting at Included, interviews Darren Miller, Founder of the Black Business Institute during Black History Month in the UK. Nick and Darren discuss the response to the Black History Month theme ‘Time for Change: Actions not Words’ and guidance for organisations looking to make a real difference beyond October. The Black Business Institute (BBI) exists to promote a fairer society by boosting BME entrepreneurialism. The aim is to achieve racial equity, by applying progressive and inclusive economics to liberate this huge untapped resource, which clearly has a very significant commercial value the entire UK economy. Darren is the Co-founder CEO of Black Business Institute, Founder and CEO of Black British Initiative, and founder of podcast series ‘BBI You’re On Mute’. Nick works with clients from a variety of sectors to create meaningful impact – both within and beyond organisational contexts for Included, the global, impact-led D&I consultancy. Nick is also a social and cultural historian of postwar Britain and holds a PhD from the University of London (Birkbeck). Nick is also an advisory board member for the Black Business Institute.

Stephen Frost discussing How to Build an Inclusive organisation focusing on five areas.

Stephen Frost engaging HSBC executives in a a leadership workshop discussing the benefits of a diverse and inclusive culture; why inclusion matters (within your role); Creating a supportive and inclusive culture.

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion See You There – Workplace Revolution 2021!

Stephen Frost shares why you should join him – and fellow diversity, equity, and inclusion believers – at The Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s 33rd annual conference: Workplace Revolution!
Think of your ‘in-group’ – your closest friends, family and loved ones. Think of your ‘in-group’- your closest friends, family and loved ones. How diverse are they? Stephen Frost demonstrates the value of a diverse in-group, and how a lack of diversity can cause real world problems. Frost Included challenges us to truly examine our workplaces and think carefully who we choose to hire, fire and promote.
Stephen Frost speaks to HSBC executives on the benefits of having and diverse and inclusive culture and why it should matter in the workplace.
Stephen Frost is a speaker at the WIG’s Diversity & Inclusion Conference: Developing strategies to attract talent and drive engagement. Listen to his video to hear his follow up interview.20

Though widely discussed, D&I can be complex subjects to broach. Stephen Frost, Included's CEO and editor of The Key to Inclusion, delves into the three-point conversation model to guide you through a conversation with your manager discussing diversity.

Interview with Steve Girdler, HireRight

The LOCOG D&I team produced this promotional film to capture the importance of D&I at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012

American Program BureauUnderstand, Lead and Deliver

Stephen Frost urges his audience not to take the easy route. D&I doesn’t just happen! If you can all create systemic changes now in our organisations, then collectively we can create change in the world at large.
2020: The Urgency of Inclusion – Stephen Frost delivers a virtual keynote outlining that during the historic pandemic in 2020 we are essentially living in a dual pandemic; in terms of medical, tragedies and political but also a pandemic of racism and a heightened awareness of D&I as it effects our cooperation’s, our communities, our relationships and our lives.
How Can You Measure Representation & Inclusion?
Stephen Frost, the co-author of Inclusive Talent Management, looks at how reconciling self and collective interest can benefit society and our own careers.
Making Inclusion our Reality: Stephen Frost delivers a keynote covering the D&I journey of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.
Diversity is a Reality : Inclusion is a Choice Stephen Frost introduces the business case for D&I using examples from his time as Head of D&I at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012.
Stephen Frost delivers a keynote address that helps organisations understand, lead and deliver inclusion systemically, adding measurable value to their bottom line.

How can we be better at working with people different from us? Cultural intelligence is a skillset that allows you to work effectively and compassionately across a range of cultural contexts. Rob Neil and Lydia Cronin share the four key capabilities that you can train and develop to improve this skill.

Stephen Frost, CEO & Founder of Frost included Ltd joined HR Leaders to share the 5 steps to building an inclusive organisation.


Stephen Frost discussing How to Build an Inclusive organisation but focusing on five areas.
Stephen Frost gives a keynote at the Whitehall & Industry Group’s annual conference outlining the importance of the three essential components (understand, lead and deliver) as crucial when delivering an effective D&I strategy.
How to Make the Argument for Inclusion to Stakeholders – How can you get buy-in for D&I programmes? Stephen Frost and Raafi-Karim Alidina explain how to achieve support from your organisation’s stakeholders and start making a real difference to D&I in your workplace.
Building an Inclusive Organisation: Stephen Frost and Raafi-Karim Alidina discuss their latest book on the great progress that has been made in terms of inclusion and diversity but there is still a long way to go. This change needs to be made not just because it’s the right thing to do but because this will make a genuinely positive difference to company performance.
The importance of diversity in talent management.
How organisations can be more inclusive when recruiting.

Womensphere European Summit 2013London 2012 Olympics

Stephen Frost speaking at the Womensphere Europe Summit in 2013 on Advancing Women’s Leadership in Institutions & Society: Leadership Insights from the C-Suite: “Creating Diversity & Inclusion Systemically: Lessons from the London 2012 Olympics”.

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