How to Suppress the Apology Reflex
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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