Oh, and as for the workers who lost income when we fired their abusive boss? Two of them told a friend of mine that my reaction that day finally gave them the courage to leave a bad employment situation. And to top it off, they are now working for the new company I hired to finish up the work. Their lives are more peaceful and they have a renewed sense of personal dignity.
Demonstrate leadership and respect for others now — don’t wait. Set the tone. Elevate the conversation. And see what a difference it makes.
• Rebecca Hagelin can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.