Tag: Learning

photo by Britt Reints

Using listening to show courage and break silos

In our biweekly call last week, we reminded ourselves that courage is incredibly personal and individual. We briefly discussed how the context a person is in determines the definition of courage and then started talking about intellectual courage specifically. For intellectual courage, we talked a bit about continuing on your path, even when met with pessimism or difficulties. Steve suggested… Read more →

Fearing Failure to Fearless Innovation, illustration by Iris

Fearing Failure to Fearless Innovation

We were pleased to welcome some new faces to this week’s Community Call. We’ve been using this call to talk about the 7 Shifts Greenpeace is making towards being a more inclusive, people-powered organization. Each week, we talk about one of these shifts and try to determine what makes them difficult inside of the Greenpeace context. This week, we talked… Read more →

photo by Chris Devers

Social norms: “professionalism”

I’m not sure if it came from a guidance counselor or my parents or some sort of magical “install social norm” button, but somewhere along the lines I learned these things about professionalism: Dress appropriately Don’t curse Don’t interrupt Don’t question people above you in the hierarchy These tips are subjective and truncated. I started thinking about how personality and… Read more →