Archive for July, 2014

Diversity, biases and revelations

For interaction in work environments, the diversity workshop gave a snapshot of what an array of issues can contribute to how people make decisions and where their biases lie. Yes, biases, because everyone has biases. Just deciding what issues and who you identify with gives some indication of what your biases are…. the examination of ourselves at the deepest level helps create a finer sense of who we are and want to be.

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Too much but not “alot”

Several years ago when I was in a corporate environment, my supervisor used “alot” in a sentence in a marketing piece.  I informed her that “alot” did not exist and that the correct wording was “a lot” – two words.

She argued vociferously with me, saying she had always used the supposed one word version.

 

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