Have you ever heard people proudly exclaim that they are color blind? Or, more broadly, that they treat everyone the same? While that sounds great on the surface (think of Golden Rule), the actual premise for that notion is antiquated at best. At its worst, it can be downright disrespectful. Why? Because we are not all the same.
An interview with Michele Walsh, PT about being respectful of and communicating well with people with disabilities. The following candid answers will reveal a glimpse into the day in the life of the disabled.
Last year I connected with workplace expert Lynn Taylor over our shared passion for respectful workplaces. Taylor is the author of the highly acclaimed book, Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant™ - TOT: How to Manage Childish Behavior and Thrive in Your Job (John Wiley & Sons), which I recently had the opportunity to read. Based [...]
After reading workplace solutions expert and regular contributor, Erica Pinsky’s book, Road to Respect: Path to Profit, I wanted to know more. In her book, Erica provides a wake-up call for employers by detailing why respect, as a core value, is so imperative. She then provides a persuasive argument why organizations should embark on the [...]
We’ve heard from team member Ruth Ramos in the past through posts like The Beginning of Healing and R-E-S-P-E-C-T. But now, I’d like to introduce you to her and her work to kick off our new interview series. RW: Tell us more about what you do. RR: Compass Consulting Services is an organizational development firm which specializes in customized [...]