In this video, you are reminded of nuances that can go down a path of harassment, including nicknames, sarcasm, or becoming too friendly or casual. Learn about the importance of being able to talk openly about behaviors so lines are not crossed.
- Here's the deal. … We can all think that we're awesome at empathy, … sensitivity, inclusion, and more, … and maybe you are, but I'd be willing to bet my life … on the fact that at some point you will cross the line … and say something that could hurt another person. … I know I have. … All I can do is give you some reminders … for being self-aware and being aware of other's reactions. … First, be mindful of space. … If hugging, for example, is accepted … in your company culture, you still have to be aware … and mindful of those who may not want to be hugged. … People will give you nonverbal cues, … such as turning their body away from you … or not putting their arm around you, … so look for these types of behaviors … and you'll know who to hug and who not to. … Second, be mindful of speech. … Take humor and sarcasm for example. … If you're just a nickname kind of person … or like to be sarcastic, … it might be good to ask permission first, … or once it slips out, asking if your nickname …
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