Is it important for your employees to feel like they belong at work? Who’s responsible for creating that sense of belonging ? the employees themselves or the organizational leaders? In this episode, Neha Sampat, founder, coach, and consultant at GenLead|BelongLab, joins us to share her insight on how organization leaders should and can create a place of belonging so that employees feel engaged and feel like they’re being heard.
A little more about our guest:
Neha Sampat, Esq. is founder, coach, and consultant at GenLead|BelongLab, where she helps organizations create peak-performance, inclusive teams and empowers individuals to develop job situations that engage both their hearts and their minds. She cultivates profound transformation through writing, speaking, consulting, and training on bias, inclusion & belonging, Imposter Syndrome, leadership & people management, career transition, and generational diversity. She also co-founded and co-chairs San Leandro Women Entrepreneurs. Learn more about her work at www.genlead.co and www.facebook.com/belonglab, and contact her at email@example.com.
What You’ll Learn in this Episode:
- How a sense of belonging builds loyalty
- How organizations can make their employees feel like they belong
- Why it’s more difficult for ethnic minorities to find their voice and feel like they belong at a company, and what company owners can do the change that
- Why truly inclusive organizations are much more creative in their problem solving
- Should we shift the conversation from diversity and inclusion to belonging?
- What can org leaders really do to find out the specifics of how each employee can feel like he/she belongs?
- What are some impediments to belonging that are brought about by the employees themselves?
- Is it even the responsibility of employers to help employees work through any impostor syndrome issues they might be experiencing?
- How can leaders who exercise vulnerability help employees share their own vulnerabilities
- Is there a business case to be made for the affect of belonging on the “bottom line”?
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