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A creative approach to Empowering Disabled People into work and how disabled job seekers can turn their disability into an asset rather than a liability.
Too often employers will view disabled people in a negative way and may exclude them from their workforce. This article draws attention to the potential business benefits these employers are losing. An enlightened employer engages a proactive and inclusive approach to disabled people in their workforce. See the article here
17 April 2012
The views of a recent client following a short programme of Management/career development coaching
"Simon provided a programme of coaching support at a time I was looking to develop in my role and explore career options for the future. He has helped me to clarify my direction offering suggestions and learning that were insightful, pragmatic and practical, thank you."
Office Manager, Spindleberry Inns
20 March 2009
Some 1000 Nottingham City Council staff have now attended Diverse Matters 90 minute Disability is... workshop and have provided some exceptional feedback - see the 'participant feedback' section on this site
Nottingham City Council engaged Diverse Matters Ltd. to deliver 90 minute programmes for managers and employees. With a practical focus on the Social Model of disability these events strike a balance of challenge and support and give staff the confidence and strategies they need to improve service delivery and team working.
08 October 2008
Over 2 days we trained 129 Middlesbrough Council employees. See what they had to say about the Disability is... events. Follow the link below.
For Middlesbrough's short evaluation report - Clck here
01 September 2008
Simon has been selected by Real World Group as a consultant coaching partner. RWG offers a unique blend of leadership research, development and cultural transformation.
Real World Group Chief Executive Prof. Beverly Alimo-Metcalf advocates that effective engagement by leaders supports business outcomes. At Diverse Matters we facilitate stakeholder engagement in a proactive and innovative way to deliver business improvements. We are delighted that Real World Group recognises the value of our strong diversity perspective in our leadership coaching support.
08 October 2008