HCMx Radio 159: Three Components to Successful Inclusion

Guest: Jodi Detjen, Managing Partner, Orange Grove Consulting

Jodi is an accomplished organizational consultant and educator with a foundation in operational change management. Her mission is to help realize gender equity in the workplace as soon as possible. In addition to being Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Orange Grove Consulting, Jodi is Clinical Professor of Management and Academic MBA Program Director at Suffolk University, Boston, MA. She has worked in organizational development for over 25 of years transforming the way people work at small and large companies. Jodi earned her B.Sc. in Management Science from Virginia Tech and her MA in International Development Policy from Duke University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration at Temple University. She is an active member of many women’s advocacy organizations among them, the Geena Davis Women in Media and the Boston Club. Jodi designs top-tier women’s leadership training, consults and runs workshops for clients, and is a highly sought after speaker and writer for organizations. She is co-author of the book, The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family, and Life. Her new book on building inclusive workplaces, The Next Smart Step, was recently published.

About Orange Grove Consulting

Orange Grove Consulting specializes in helping organizations improve gender equity and inclusivity through a set of consulting tools and training programs. Our end goal is to uncover and remove the limiting aspects of talent potential and processes to create more innovative, productive and competitive workplaces. Our network of consultants, trainers, and coaches provide a rich skillset, generations of gender and diversity experience, and the highest level of service for our clients.

Topics include:

  • The three components for getting inclusion to work
  • The importance of Mindset
  • Openness and willingness
  • Discovering and overcoming personal biases
  • Shifting perspective and creating empathy
  • Reframing
  • Critical Skillsets
  • Gender equity
  • Gaps between perception and reality
  • Difficult conversations
  • Deep listening
  • Creating psychological safety
  • Environment and Processes
  • And more!

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