Increasing evidence demonstrates that diversity in the workplace leads to better innovation and improved financial performance. Accepting people of all backgrounds, gender and varying physical capacity, is not just a nice idea, but when it comes to business, adopting an altruistic approach is also good business strategy.
Sarah Gun is an inspiring social entrepreneur, disruptor, and founder of GOGO events. Sarah is an activator for SheEO, Founder of Social Change Headquarters, and Director of GOGO Labour Hire. She is well versed in dealing with people from all walks of life, and is passionate about helping others do good.
In today’s episode of Be The Drop, Sarah shares her mechanisms for achieving positive business outcomes, and how changing your structures, presumptions of business, and approaches to hiring can improve business performance and at the same time, provide positive community outcomes.
“It’s no longer good enough to not do harm, you have to do good. And there are some really easy ways to do that.”
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In this episode on Diversity In The Workplace + Social Enterprise, you will learn:
- Why diversity in the workplace will benefit your business
- How equal representation of gender in business is beneficial
- What volunteering can do you for your professional life
- The impact of social enterprise for your community
- How to foster positive relationships with socially minded investors and clientele
- Why being candid in your business is relieving
- What benefits upskilling has over hiring externally
- How to appreciate and adapt to the next generations of thinkers and workers
“It’s no longer acceptable for young people to work for businesses that just make money. They need to work for businesses that provide an inner fulfilment that can assist them on their journey through life.”
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