Reacting 101

Sounds Basic, but It’s Everything

YEAH, YEAH. We’ve all heard the sayings about reactions to events: Loose lips sink ships! Think before you speak! Never let them see you cry/sweat! I am woman, hear me roar! To some extent, these things are true. It’s probably not a good idea to talk about your manager’s foul egg-salad body odor to his assistant. Or to call out the IT guy as a creeper when he holds your hand in a handshake a little too long. But we’ll get to that part later.

Ladies, you already know this.

But what we don’t realize is that every encounter we have in the workplace is like a performance review . . . and that review ...

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