- 1 year ago
Everyone has baggage, and everyone lets that baggage affect their interactions with others through the stereotypes, biases and judgments that they make, often at a subconscious level. Natalie Warnert spoke on bias in the Agile workplace in her Agile2016 session “Objectivity or Subjectivity: Owning Your Own Bias and Interactions”. The thrust is to get people to recognize that they have personal biases as well as biases fueled by societal stereotypes, and then to get them to understand how to keep those biases and judgments in check.
This is especially powerful for leaders who have to model the behavior they want to see in others. By enhancing their own self-awareness, leaders can understand how their own personal biases are af [...]