Diversity and communication services lead to improved working environments, whilst
also fulfilling legislative requirements and maximising opportunities for all. They
enable people to get the most out of the relationships they form, by ensuring they
reach other people in a genuine and authentic way. Enabling people to be heard and
understood is fundamental to improved workplace relationships. It is accepted that
high quality communication within staff teams, with managers, colleagues, clients
and customers is a major key to success in organisations. During the past ten years
increasing amounts of our communication is maintained on digital platforms and the
same skills are needed, though often unutilised.
Equality Edge services enable clients to raise their internal and external practices,
becoming more aware of the impact of difference on achieving effective
communication. Through intervention clients become more productive and efficient,
ultimately increasing bottom line returns.
Interactive training workshops are available to organisations wanting incorporate
improved diversity practices and communication skills within their organisation.
Programmes are customised to meet the exact needs of the organisation or team.
They are delivered in an accessible, non-confrontational style with full participation
encouraged. Most Equality Edge training courses are PowerPoint free, dynamic and
incorporate a strong element of fun and enjoyment, whilst being conscious of not
diminishing the seriousness of the content.
Open workshops for up to sixteen people are delivered quarterly in London and are
available in other areas. They give participants an opportunity to be introduced to
"Working with Difference" in an informal environment with workers from other
Coaching is available both one-to-one or in small groups to examine the personal
drivers towards and barriers preventing communication best practice. “Working with
Difference” coaching is developmental and transformative.
Coaching services are regularly used as an intervention tool in situations of
workplace bullying or harassment. Mediation and conflict resolution coaching is
proving a very valuable asset to many organisations minimising the potential
negative impact and excessive cost of grievances and accusations of bullying.
Michael Lassman is a highly experienced public and motivational speaker. He brings
his subjects of diversity, inclusion and communication to life, offering a full interactive
package of speaking options. He is equally comfortable on stage in front of large
audiences or in a performance workshop. He also offers conference and meeting
Contact through social media and other digital platforms has become a critical part of
contemporary personal and organisational communication. However many people
forget simple rules of authenticity, respect and value and need support to ensure
maximum return on time invested in virtual world communication. Services are
available one-to-one, in teams or as part of open Learning & Support Groups.