We can honor Black History Month now and every day by tackling issues in the workplace. In this post, we learn to address the inequity found in hiring and ways to fix it. As a gentle reminder: Black history isn’t
* Read How to Lead When Your Team Is Exhausted — and You Are, Too by Merete Wedell-Wedellsborg, from Harvard Business Review, December 15, 2020.
* Read Are Colleges Superspreaders? by Lilah Burke, from Inside Higher Ed, January 15, 2021 (Link Only).
* Read What I learned from talking to 20 diversity, equity, and inclusion experts by Albrey Brown, from Fast Company, January 8, 2021.
* Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday.
In a previous post, How to Assert Yourself Without Being Assertive, and Other Lessons I Was Told to Learn, I began to document some of the pivotal experiences that happened to me professionally. The supervisors who were part of these experiences were trying to change my impact on the team through what I now believe was negative behavior modification.
Before writing about these incidents in one place, I never made the connection about their cumulative impact. I also never thought of my previous supervisors’ leadership as poor, as I was craving their positive feedback. I plan to explore these experiences in a series of blogs. In this blog post, I’ll share the lessons learned from exploring the impact of poor supervision and leadership. This post has been updated to reflect some additional lessons learned.
Read How to Tell Your Boss You’re Burned Out by Ron Carucci, from Harvard Business Review, January 5, 2021. Listen to Holding On Tight Is Easier Than Letting Go. Why We Need To Learn How To Do Both Well, from
Read Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy by Eduardo Porter, from the New York Times, December 1, 2020. Read Students Feel Anxious About COVID-19. Why Aren’t They Turning to Campus Mental Health Resources For Help? by Sara Weissman, from Diverse
Helping a co-worker who is grieving is challenging during normal times. But in a pandemic, it can be tough to figure out what to do so say. Read through some suggestions on how to best support co-workers managing grief now
Listen to Cultivate a Trans Inclusive Workplace from the Harvard Business Review IdeaCast podcast Read More Pandemic Consequences for Underrepresented Students by Greta Anderson, from Inside Higher Ed, September 16, 2020. Read Micro-Mentoring: How a Small Moment Can Alter Your Career
Listen to Is Happiness at Work Really Attainable? from Harvard Business Review Cold Call Podcast from September 2020. Read Why Your Brain Is So Foggy by Dana Smith, from Medium.com, September 8, 2020. Read Campus Life and Caregiving by Amy