Being able to apologize sincerely, without getting defensive or huffy, is a sign of maturity and strength. It shows that you're not too big or important to be vulnerable, too.
One of the few spaces that can have real impact in improving LGBTQ+ equality is the workplace. But it takes effort; and it's not only up to our LGBTQ+ colleagues. It's up to the rest of us, too.
"It's learning to balance push and pull, holding on and letting go, being there without smothering."
In order to achieve true inclusivity, we first have to adopt an inclusive mindset
We put this question to our followers on social media, and they all agreed on one thing. Being safe at work isn't confined to steel boots and safety helmets these days. How people feel is every bit as vital. And organizations that create environments in which people feel "psychologically safe" will reap the rewards. It's […]
"Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances - but to everyone all the time." Thomas J. Watson, American Businessman What Makes a Considerate Colleague? Everybody has a different idea of what it means to be considerate. In my mind, consideration for others […]
"We find comfort among those who agree with us; growth among those who don’t." - Dr Marty Nemko, U.S. career coach About This Week's Chat A characteristic that I love seeing in other people is self-honesty. However, that places a responsibility on me to be self-honest, too. Otherwise, I compromise my integrity. So, let me […]
You'd think that respect is a timeless value that needs no explanation. But there have been large shifts in what it looks like in the workplace over recent years. For example, not so many years ago, male managers would likely have expected to be addressed as "Mr.," while their team members might have accepted sexual […]