Many business leaders want to start incorporating DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) in their organization, but where do you start? It can be extremely intimidating and many times knowing where to get started can become very overwhelming.
There is no one-size-fits-all solution to embracing DEI, but there are a few steps that you can take to start prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
KEEP YOUR EMPLOYEES INFORMED
Making sure that your employees understand that DEI is a priority to your organization is an important first step. You may not have all the answers right now, but keeping communication open is a necessary component to start to see change.
TAKE YOUR TIME
DEI initiatives take time to see a noticeable change. You won’t see overnight results but everything that you are doing will eventually lead to meaningful change.
TRACK YOUR RESULTS
Many times, DEI initiatives involve increasing representation within your organization. The best way to make sure that you are on track is to occasionally measure your progress. Some of the questions you may ask yourself are:
How many people in my organization have completed DEI training?
How many minorities are in C-level positions?
How has employee engagement increased since implementing a DEI program?
All of these questions can be tracked through surveys, demographic reports, and more -- and especially with a comprehensive DEI audit by FIG Strategy & Consulting.
We know how daunting getting started with DEI in your organization can be. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Schedule your free consultation now.