In the workplace, standing up for yourself may mean having to overcome some of your cultural upbringing.
Lookout!! This is the tale of an Chinese-American woman that applies to people from many cultures. And not just in the domain of women or minorities. Many professionals succumb to the urge to use “sorry” a word of many meanings — much like one might use “aloha” or “shalom.”
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