Written By: Sandi MacCalla, Founder - LifeSkills Academy ~ 1/29/2024
Welcome back to our series on effective communication! In this installment, we explore two prevalent workplace behaviors: Bropropriating and Mansplaining.
Fostering a workplace where everyone is valued and respected is a shared responsibility. By addressing bropropriation and mansplaining, we create environments conducive to collaboration, innovation, and respect. Just like our previous discussion on interrupting, we'll discuss insights and practical tips for handling these situations gracefully for all.
Bropropriating: Balancing Participation in Conversations:
The tendency for men to claim credit for women's ideas can hinder collaboration and respect. Here's how different participants can navigate this behavior:
Mansplaining: Fostering Respectful Communication
Mansplaining, where men explain things to women in a condescending or patronizing manner, is another challenge. Let's explore strategies for handling this behavior:
Handling Both Scenarios: A Unified Approach
Stay tuned for more insights on enhancing workplace dynamics and communication skills in our upcoming posts!
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