Mar 042019
 

Google Moves to Address Wage Equity, and Finds It’s Underpaying Many Men – The New York Times:

“Most significantly, it did not address ingrained issues that, according to workplace experts, cannot be overcome simply by considering how much different people are paid for doing the same job: Women and racial minorities often do not get the same opportunities and they must overcome certain biases when they are hired or compete for promotions.”

*This is hard work and we may never get there completely. It’s important to be aware of invisible bias. Preparing people for future opportunities is important and should be done in a way that enables many people to excel. We hire people to do jobs. Help them grow their careers for company, customer and positive community impact.

Feb 092015
 

Pronouns Matter when Psyching Yourself Up – HBR:

… in one study we found that participants who silently referred to themselves in the second or third person or used their own names while preparing for a five-minute speech were calmer and more confident and performed better on the task than those who referred to themselves using ‘I’ or ‘me.’

*Interesting. Will have to try this technique.