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1) I’m sorry
2) I shouldn’t have done that
3) no problem, goodnight
4) dude, don’t say that shit
5) please continue
6) she wasn’t finished
7) how can I help
8) actually, that was her idea”
If you're sitting in an office that's 80 percent male at the upper levels, you are not championing women enough. I'm sick of hiring nice guys say 'I don't do the hiring.' If all the guys who 'don't do the hiring' got together and approach the guy who DOES do the hiring and said, 'We need more women in this office,' THAT is championing women.
Staying silent when the boss is a sexist and/or racist doesn't make YOU a sexist and/or racist jerk. But it does make you complicit. Use your voice. Make some noise.
And if you're worried about 'rocking the boat,' that means you're ON the boat. Women just want to get on that boat, too.”
they need to hear it from you explicitly.
don't just teach with words. SHOW your boys (yes, boys in particular) that you respect them helping more than you respect them dominating.”
One of the thing I'm most proud of about that building is that the person I put in charge of overseeing construction was a 33-year-old woman. I made that decision in 1983, when the fight for gender equality in business was really beginning.
None of the people who whine about the way I talk to women mention the fact that I voluntarily promoted gender equality in a male-dominated industry. The women who work and have worked for me will vouch for the fact that I was as demanding of them as I was of their male counterparts.”
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