Isn’t it just possible that all those years of telling men to get over it, and quit complaining about their depression, has long-reaching effects across all of society, effects that can bite us all back when those same men are in a position of power? Maybe we want to think about coming up with a better way to help men of all ages deal with depression, so that they don’t grow up to have zero compassion for those who aren’t able to just “man up”? … Read More
That’s the damage of stigma. People who need a little support, a listening ear, a proverbially shoulder to cry on, don’t get it for fear of being judged.
And then, things escalate and just get worse, until they are forced to leave their profession.
Why should this be the case when we are all dealing with a pandemic and having struggles? Why do we still judge people who actually talk about it?
Nothing will change until we can eliminate the stigma that causes so many to not even talk about their struggles.… Read More
I suspect the fact that someone in the EU felt a need to suggest this as a law says some really bad things about workplace culture. I wish I could honestly not say the same, if not worse, about US … Read More
Recently I was logged in to a webinar and one of the presenters starting talking about his company’s long history of going above and beyond. Things like driving all night with hardware in the trunk of their car, or the … Read More
Lots of interesting stuff in this article about what Pew has found when it comes to how we are working now, and what it might look like in the future. How the Coronavirus Outbreak Has – and Hasn’t – Changed … Read More
A lot of the concerns are about being in the same space, or using public transit to get to the office, which I think makes sense. But this is also interesting: “Four in 10 employees said that working from home … Read More
The whole article is full of good advice, if not advice that should be obvious, like this: “Rather than conducting employee performance reviews once or twice a year, tweak them so that they happen weekly or monthly, and so that … Read More