An Antidote to Microaggressions? Microvalidations.
You’ve likely taken part in a workplace training that describes how to recognize and avoid microaggressions.
A dramatic shift is taking place in industries everywhere: We have left behind a century dominated by increasing efficiency and are now living in an always-changing environment. Operating a business in this environment means having a massive proliferation of change projects.
I am in my 40s and struggling with breaking off a five-year relationship. My partner is kind, affectionate and emotionally open, but I’m having huge doubts about our compatibility. I’m buying my own place, which is stressful, while he leads a life lacking in responsibility (he lives at home).
When teams function like a well-oiled machine, organizations can innovate faster and win bigger, says this former FBI agent and military officer-turned tech exec. 5 minute ReadHelen Keller famously said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much,” and I couldn’t agree more.
One of the things that really humbled me in recent years is the realization that I am often only halfway in on anything I do. I’m rarely ever really all in. For example, I might join a coaching program with the idea of trying it out, but not really sure if I can do it.
A tired employee is updating shipping orders late at night at a textbook brokerage. They make a mistake in the code and accidentally ship outdated management textbooks to an important customer. Three days later, classes have begun, and with demanding course loads, the students already feel behind.