In Your Corner
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Across the board, managers give more negative feedback to women than men. And that feedback is more likely to include mention of negative personality traits, such as “abrasive” or “strident.”
Why? Is it true? Or is it in the eye of the beholder?
If you are like most of us, someday you will seize the opportunity to make a hash of things. How to fix it? A well-crafted apology is a good place to start. Here is good advice on what not to do, so you don’t have to apologize twice.
Now this you gotta see. Talk about imagination.
Aimed at business, but even more applicable to personal life. Yours and mine.
“Humility has its effects across levels of an organization in an empowered, uplifting way. You can’t browbeat people into performance.”
(via Poor Sleep Can Lead to False Memories — PsyBlog)
The shortest distance between you and the change you want is not usually a straight line. #afewthingsstilltolearnaboutpeople
Not a lost cause, thankfully.
A good question for colleagues or employees: “Is there anything you think I might not be getting?”
I’m writing these on an old-fashioned 3 x 5 card,
Some of us are better at picking up social cues than others. Here’s some coaching.
It takes courage, but what worthwhile thing doesn’t?