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Inclusivity cheat sheet Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

This is a cheat sheet that includes some common dimensions being inclusive. This might help to make it easier to act in inclusive ways.

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Open the meeting

Raise your hand if you'd like to speak
Speak 1/Nth of the time
Even with good intent, own outcomes
Go over the agenda

Helpful statements in conver­sations

I would be interested to hear <X>'s perspe­ctive on the topic, if they'd like to share
My feelings are not up for discussion

Action prompts

Who have you not spoken to for three months?
Reach out to them and ask what's going on for them.
Who in your network would you like to connect?
Send an introd­uctory email

Reflection statements

Are you being welcoming but not inclusive?
What's the last piece of feedback you received?

Preparing meetings

Provide agenda for meetings so that people can (1) prepare their points and not be put on the spot and (2) know what to expect
With any decision making process, provide a decision timeframe (e.g., two days) instead of a decision moment (NOW)