Category Archives: Networking

ILC Vision 2019

The Inclusive Leadership Co-operative is a co-operative association that is run by ILC members and friends of the ILC with a mission to bring diverse people together to nurture and mentor Inclusive Leadership development in ourselves, our communities and our world.

We invite you to read over our vision for 2019 and consider where and how you would like to volunteer. Then email us at inclusiveleaders@gmail.com so that we can welcome your volunteer contributions. Continue reading

Looking back on 2018

For the Inclusive Leadership Co-operative, 2018 has been a year of exploring, sharing, celebrating and stretching to involve more and more people from different generations, cultures and places in developing Inclusive Leadership skills, awareness and action plans for living, learning and leading in our diverse communities. Continue reading

Action Planning Creates Connected Communities

Submitted by Terri Beaton

A couple of months ago, when I was at an Inclusive Leadership Gathering, I decided to take the Action Planning workshop. I experienced a very different action planning process than I am used to because we started at the end with what we wanted the outcomes to be, and then we went backwards from there. Continue reading

PAUSE and Reflect on Inclusive Leadership

submitted by Lindsay Beal, ILC Board Member

Lindsay runs Spider’s Eye, a creative arts business in Victoria, BC.

“Something that is clicking into place for me in the Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential course – with twenty-five participants from ten different countries – is how the core of Inclusive Leadership is heart to heart connecting.” Continue reading

Inclusive Leadership Annual Gathering Sept 28 to 30

Photo blog by Paul van Goozen, Tafadzwa Matamba and Linda Hill

September 28 to 30, 2018 was a wonderful inter-generational/intercultural gathering of 55 new and experienced Inclusive Leaders aged 4 to 74 who came to Cowichan Lake Education Centre for 1, 2, or all 3 days to explore, share and celebrate our vital roles living, learning, and leading in our diverse communities. Continue reading

Celebrating Generosity and Inclusion

Inclusive Leadership calls forth a spirit of generosity and care in all of us. Inclusive Leadership gatherings are possible because of the community spirit of many wonderful volunteers and the generous donations by individuals and organizations. It is always amazing how our “stone soup” approach – where everyone contributes what they can, both financially and as gifts such as skills, experience, time – comes together to create a nurturing, engaging community event. Continue reading

What is Inclusive Leadership?

Submitted by Linda Hill

People often tell me that combining the words “inclusive” and “leadership” together into one phrase is a confusing combination. This at least partly because the traditional definition of “leadership” is often very “exclusive’. Here is a clarifying diagram:

AND experience is the best teacher. Here are two ways to experience yourself as an Inclusive Leader. We all have a vital role to play in building welcoming and inclusive communities based on respect for the magnificent diversity in all living beings. Continue reading