Leading Inclusively

Unite your company’s diverse teams to a higher sense of purpose

Leading Inclusively Program

Program Highlights


3 Weeks

Time Commitment

About an Hour Per Day


CorpU Certificate of Completion

Target Audience

All Levels of Leadership

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Enroll in the open program starting on January 10, 2022, or run the program privately within your company.

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About this Program

This highly rated program (+60 Net Promoter Score) is driving commitment and behavior change across organizations.

In this program, leaders discover the business value of diversity and inclusion while practicing continued, sustained effort towards helping diverse teams feel engaged, empowered, accepted, and valued. Leaders focus on developing self-awareness by examining their personal attitudes and how those attitudes impact their emotions, thinking, and actions. They will use Emotional Intelligence frameworks to improve how they connect with others, strengthen relationships, and build trust. Leaders will learn how to enrich employees’ lives by relating the “why of work” to unite diverse teams to a higher sense of purpose. The Leading Inclusively Program helps leaders build courage, empathy, and intention to collaborate and lead teams towards a common purpose.


Create a culture where individuals feel welcome to bring and leverage their unique identity within the workplace.

Increase your ability to leverage emotions and setting the right tone to solve complex challenges.

Develop strategies to identify and increase meaning with a team and across an organization.

Participants Will:

Develop self-awareness and inclusive behaviors through assessment, reflection, discussion and practice.

Learn to understand, evaluate, and utilize your emotional intelligence skills for better outcomes and stronger relationships

Learn how to build an employee value proposition and set expectations with your employees

About the Experts

David Caruso

  • Founder of the Emotional Intelligence Skills Group
  • Co-author of the Mayer, Salovey, Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT)
  • Co-author of the Leader’s Guide to Solving Challenges with Emotional Intelligence

Stefanie Johnson

  • Author of WSJ Bestseller, Inclusify: Harnessing the power of uniqueness and belonging to build innovative teams
  • Associate Professor of Management, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Member of the MG 100 Coaches
  • Selected for the 2020 Thinkers50 Radar List

Lisa T. Rees

  • Owner of LRT Leadership, a consulting firm
  • Co-author of the Leader’s Guide to Solving Challenges with Emotional Intelligence
  • Strategic partner with the David L. Cooperrider Center of Appreciate Inquiry

Dave Ulrich

  • Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
  • Ranked #1 most influential international thought leader in HR by HR Magazine
  • Partner at the RBL Group, providing consulting and research for half of the Fortune 200
  • Nobels Colloquia Prize for Leadership on Business and Economic Thinking

Participant Quotes | Becoming an Inclusive Leader

The material is very relevant to the events of the world today. Improving oneself is also an opportunity to improve your team and organization.

Part participant | Fortune 50, Shipping Industry

The information is valuable and applicable to every organization. Even the best-run companies can improve and should find value from the course.

Past Participant | Fortune 300 Finance Industry

The flexibility of managing this on my own time (but kept to a daily schedule) made it easier for me and not lose the momentum.

Past Participant | Fortune 500 Retail Industry

I am really enjoying this process. I have been raving about it to my peers, leadership, family and friends.

Past Participant | Finance Industry

We think that we know about inclusivity and that it comes naturally. But then you see examples which are showing the complete opposite.

Past participant | Fortune 1000 Networking and Communications Industry

Program Overview

  • Week One: Acting Inclusively

    • Rate personal feelings about diversity and inclusion
    • Use the Identity Wheel to explore uniqueness in the workplace
    • Explore the uniqueness and belonging matrix
    • Complete empathy exercises
    • Practice amplification and culture swap
    • Use Acting Inclusively toolkit to develop Inclusifying behaviors
  • Week Two: Developing Emotional Intelligence

    • Understand the business case for Emotional Intelligence (EI)
    • Review the EI framework
    • Assess EI skills
    • Learn to map, match, make meaning of, and move your own and others’ emotions
    • Use EI blueprints to coach, deliver bad news, retain talent, manage departing employees
    • Discover how to use EI blueprints to manage unhappy clients, supervisors, and skeptical audiences
    • Use practices to hire for EI
  • Week Three: Developing Purpose and Meaning

    • Understanding the importance of finding meaning at work
    • The making of abundance
    • Strategies for defining meaning at work
    • Understanding your personal meaning and vision
    • Constructing an EVP
    • Evaluating what your talent values most
    • Building a positive work environment
    • Increasing abundance at your organization

Application Tools

Identity Wheel
Uniqueness/Belonging Scale
Emotional Intelligence Map
Emotional Intelligence Blueprint
Employee Value Proposition
Woman Smiling

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