Julie Kratz is a TEDx speaker, inclusive leadership trainer, executive coach, author and founder of Next Pivot Point.
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Don't Make These Microaggression Mistakes about Inclusion Microaggressions defined Microaggressions are statements, actions, or incidents regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle, or unintentional discrimination against members of a marginalized group such as a racial, gender, ethnic, disability, or LGBTQ+ minority. These are often likened to death by 1,000 cuts. Individually, they are manageable, but when accumulated over time, they become overwhelming. The “How Microaggressions are like Mosquito Bites” short video does a great job of explaining how harmful they are in totality, just like mosquito bites. How to Spot a Microaggression Because they are so subtle and they happen so often, they are often so hard to detect. As an ally, you have to put your radar up for them to become more visible. Be on the watch out for these types of microaggressions: Interruptions. These are far...