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trainer wants us to “get emotional” with each other, tamale theft, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Our trainer wants us to “get emotional” with each other I work in education. Specifically, in an urban high school with a high proportion of disadvantaged students with trauma and/or learning disabilities. Work and professional development events can get kind of touchy-feely (emotionally) because so […]

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overreaching wellness meetings, rambling coworker monopolizing trainings, and more

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go… 1. Overreaching employee wellness trainings I work in a public facing setting. Today was the first of 12 monthly training sessions focusing on employee wellness. I know our administration means well, but today’s topic and subsequent sessions I regard as triggering, cringey and irrelevant to my […]

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