“We don’t do emotions at work.”
“I don’t have time for that mushy gushy crap.”
“I’m here to work not to be someone’s friend.”
“It’s not my job to care - I’m not their Mom.”
Have you heard any of those comments? I have.
I’m now starting every virtual facilitation with a tip from Brené Brown and asking each person to do a “2 word check in - I feel _____ and _____.”
It has been eye-opening to say the least. Just this morning I heard-
It is a powerful exercise that opens a door to important conversations. And now more than ever, we need to be having important conversations.