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The Politics of Politics

Last year when political discussions went from uncomfortable to toxic, some companies took a stand and decided not to allow political discussions at work. Regardless of your policy, 65% of employees are having the conversations. How can we support employees and encourage them to handle differences? The answer requires respecting others’ views, inviting different perspectives, and teaching others how to thoughtfully disagree. These are the same tools you should be embracing to improve your corporate culture. For those interested in nuanced conversations I have compiled “Searching for the America We Need” and a few ideas for “A Better-Better”.