Your mother warned you about the crossing the street against the red light, or walking in dark alleys and parking lots. Your favorite aunt cautioned you about how to sit, stand and the tone of your voice. At least one of your grandmothers told you stories of dates “gone bad” and which cousin to call if you needed help – quickly.
Maybe even your father, uncle, brother or male best friend gave you a cautionary talk when you went off to college or started your first job.
But did any of it prepare you for the sexual misconduct, harassment and abuse that you could (and probably did) encounter in the workplace of your first job, your next job, and your “best” job that you worked so hard to achieve?
Take a listen to ♦ #MeToo – Stuff Mom Never Told You.
Take a listen to ♦ #MeToo 2: Louis CK Edition
What do we tell our daughters, nieces and granddaughters? How do we prepare them for what they may encounter in the jobs, schools and workplaces of their future?
A new resource to prepare for your workplace meetings
If you like a process and flow, you might like something new we’re working on. We prepared a small and effective resource to help you speak with your manager (or team members) with increased confidence.
It’s a an organized tool that lets you identify the most important elements of the upcoming meeting / conversation that you care about. This will hep you to be more confident, and definitely more prepared during the meeting discussion – potentially improving the outcome. We know what to do already, but this gives us an organized framework for planning – for every 1:1 meeting.
Ready to check it out?
Get the Difficult Conversation Checklist (DCC), a simple tool that helps you prepare for your next difficult meeting with your boss — and the tool is interactive and usable for each and every conversation.
Get the Difficult Conversation Checklist (https://hobsontraining.com/difficult-conversations-checklist/)
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