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Object123 - A Workplace Safe-space Tool, it's how we behave


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It's how we behave when we have offended someone or when we have been offended by someone.

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Object123 - A Workplace Safe-space Tool, it's how we behave

  1. 1. GOSSIPPING OBSEQUIOUS …why? Why do organizations look like this? ACQUIESENCE ASSENTING to authority CONFORMITY Politically Correct Compromising SYCOPHANTS WALKING ON EGGSHELLS discomfort FAILURE to ask “dumb questions” __________________________
  2. 2. UNCERTAINTY! “How should I BEHAVE?” You can’t be serious?!?! 1. “What should I do when I’ve OFFENDED you?” 2. “What should I do when I’m OFFENDED by you?”
  3. 3. 1. The Offender’s Profile… Browbeating I’m angry & DOGMA Blaming Rhetorical Questions Volume Tone Implicit Intimidation Steamrolling MISLEADING Sulking HumiliatingIgnoring SARCASM Coercion Threatening DEADLINES I’ve gotten away with it a lot. swearing nagging ACCUSING ______ ________
  4. 4. SNOWFLAKE Go with the flow Let SLEEPING DOGS lie Don’t ROCK the BOAT! Don’t make WAVES! Don’t upset the applecart Suck it up BUTTERCUP Have a THICK SKIN Get OVER IT! Don’t be a SNITCH! 2. The Victim’s Profile…. I’m too SENSITIVE! I’m offended & I’ve allowed this behavior a lot. STICKS & STONES.. Implicit Submission______ _______
  5. 5. Object123 is a workplace safe-space tool that helps us behave! What is Object123?
  6. 6. First: Split a disagreement in two.. DISAGREE with the in real-time OBJECT But… to HOW we disagree Content
  7. 7. When one feels offended simply… …the offender
  8. 8. When one feels offended simply… …the offender !
  9. 9. When one feels offended simply… …the offender ! !
  10. 10. When one feels offended simply… …the offender ! ! !
  11. 11. If still unresolved our peers decide...NOT HR! Sack him Sack her Sack him Sack him Sack him
  12. 12. Adding safety is exhausting… or…to remember…. Too much…. reading…. workshops….
  13. 13. Or use a simple tool to behave “Want to teach?? Don’t bother… Give them a tool… which leads to new ways of thinking” Buckminster Fuller
  14. 14. What people are saying… “ ” Very interesting point, Desmond. Democratize organizational power as we do political power, so (we) can vote people out Timothy R. Clark Author of The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety
  15. 15. Me: ” “Amy: “What is the opposite to psychological safety? You’ve said it quite nicely in your slide share: Walking on eggshells Amy Edmondson author of The Fearless Organization” What people are saying…
  16. 16. When we know how to behave… the sky’s the limit …no more walking on eggshells