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0:00 The 'Lean In' Myth 2:06 Hypervisibility & Invisibility 4:44 BRIDGE: 6 Steps for Inclusion
Imposter syndrome has a long-term, damaging impact on people in the workforce, particularly women of color.
To improve inclusivity in the workplace, RuchikaTulshyan recommends six interpersonal habits that she calls the BRIDGE framework:
Be okay with being uncomfortable. Reflect on what you don’t know. Invite feedback. Defensiveness doesn’t help. Grow from mistakes. Expect that change takes time.
Read the video transcript ► bigthink.com/videos/workplace-inclusion/ Further reading ► hbr.org/2021/02/stop-telling-women-they-have-imposter-syndrome
About Ruchika Tulshyan: RuchikaTulshyan is the author of Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work (MIT Press). She’s also the founder of Candour, an inclusion strategy practice. A former international business journalist, Ruchika is a regular contributor to The New York Times and Harvard Business Review.
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