Upstander

Empower Your Employees to Be an Upstander

“Go back to where you came from!” “You don’t belong here!” “Didn’t the virus start in China?” “Why Black Lives Matter? All Lives Matter, too” Some of us may have heard these words in person, read them online, watched clips on social media, or have had these words said to us. It’s triggering. The 2020…

Addressing Political Discussions at Work

We are living in unprecedented times. Politics consumes discourse, and polarization causes rifts in families and friendships. While political discussions in the workplace aren’t necessarily inappropriate, such conversations can interfere with work relationships, productivity, reputation/brand of the company, morale, and possibly even the civil rights of employees. It can also alienate customers or clients. So…

What does respect mean in today’s diverse workforce_

What Does Respect Mean in Today’s Diverse Workforce?

In 2020, most of us will be working alongside people from different generations and different cultural backgrounds, and when it comes to creating a respectful culture, the real emerging challenge is reaching a shared understanding of what “respect” means to all of us. Our perspectives flow from our life experiences and when our life experiences…