Respect

The saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” is a lie. Words have the power to build or destroy. Words have the ability to open people to possibility or close them off. Words matter, and they matter most when they are used by people we care about and...
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I read an article in The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2017/12/08/the-one-best-idea-for-ending-sexual-harassment/?utm_term=.c0f5cd243fbb about the best ideas for ending sexual harassment, and it got me thinking. In each “idea” for ending sexual harassment there were elements of better policies and more women in leadership roles. I fundamentally agree with the ideas suggested in the article, I just don’t think...
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Several times in the past couple of weeks, the subject of listening has come up. One instance was during a meeting where someone shared how listening to the concerns of other stakeholders in a process is vital to them being willing to join the effort and has an equal benefit of bringing a lot of...
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