I have done everything in my power to never show excessive emotions at work, but one time stands out as a leadership lesson that I'd like to share.
I hear negative associations with harmony. This has caused me discord. But recently I read an article that caused a spark, and I had to learn more.
Take a few moments to envision a society where we have created an inclusive culture thus leveraging the diversity and there is justice for all.
Leaders have the position and platform to influence what people think and focus on. This is both an opportunity and a responsibility.
To calm ourselves and others: acknowledge our experiences, review our rituals, focus on what needs doing, communicate, and respect other views.
As we begin the uncertainty of the fall semester, what can you do to give your team even a little more predictability and control? What can you do to more fully show care for your team members who care so deeply for your institution? In the words of Arthur Ashe, start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.
Six months in, and this is not a sprint, it is an Ultra 100 mile race. Cornerstones to build upon: Commitment, Courage, Confidence and Compassion
Our world would be a better place if we were all alert to bullying words and actions, and took the time to gently address.