Episode 23: Understanding the human condition to deliver business success – Flo Starks, Chief Diversity Officer and Kevin Lyons, Senior HR Manager, at Pearson plc
Flo and Kevin share their approach to go beyond surface level understanding and create a work environment that empathises with the lived experience of colleagues and understands the human condition.
Including having courageous conversations on areas of life often considered taboo at work, to how data and tech help move businesses forward, Flo and Kevin provide practical examples of how they’re creating change, across 200 countries, at Pearson plc.
Inviting us to use the word ‘love’ in our work, Flo and Kevin call on everyone in HR to put Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at the top of their agendas.
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
Kevin’s recommended reading: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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