Not too long ago, the Keurig was the place to talk about last night’s game, weekend plans or your latest binge-watching obsession. Our polarizing times, however, have brought increased confusion about what’s appropriate to talk about at work. While people cherish their right to free speech, they also want to be sensitive to peers and maintain a peaceful environment.
Use this meme to point out the elephant in the room and begin a productive discussion about, well… appropriate discussions in the office.
Feel free to take a screenshot and send this to your team.
Bryan Belknap, an award-winning screenwriter and speaker, is Creative Director at Resonate Pictures, which specializes in story-based training and branding films. His new ebook “How to Teach Ethics and Compliance with Hollywood Movie Clips” is available for free download.Tags: conflict, diversity, employee morale, employee relations, ethics and compliance, free speech, politics