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Transform Your Workplace

The Transform Your Workplace Podcast covers everything you need to build a great workplace. Industry experts, thought-leaders, HR experts and entrepreneurs join us to discuss big ideas that can transform your organization. Each week we cover a new topic, ranging from HR, communication and culture to business growth, leadership and workplace trends.Access more episodes, subscribe, and learn more. 

Jun 14, 2022

A sense of belonging is critical to the productivity of any business, but how can leaders tackle the challenge of creating an authentic climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion? In this episode, listen in to a discussion between host Brandon Laws and guest DDS Dobson-Smith, executive coach and belonging advocate. The two talk about the underpinnings of an inclusive workplace and how to shift perspectives and facilitate change.



  • In today’s workplace, the employee’s sense of belonging is critical to a productive team, and businesses are realizing more and more that they cannot ignore it.
  • Without a sense of belonging, employees have to expend an enormous amount of energy curating an identity that helps them fit in.
  • When employees don’t feel fully accepted at work, there is a monumental impact on their workplace performance.
  • To have the experience of belonging, you have to have the behavior of inclusion. and to have the behavior inclusion, you have to have the fact of diversity.
  • Psychological safety occurs when we know that it's not “expensive” to be ourselves in the workplace.
  • Leaders should think about bottom-up recruitment, not only plugging in diversity at senior levels but at entry levels too. 

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