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Conversation Ground Rules

Work of any kind requires communication—and you may need to broach difficult subjects. Your challenge is to create open and productive discussions where people feel safe sharing their experiences and perspectives, and are receptive to learning. Start by following some fundamental ground rules for all conversations—whether with colleagues, in a team, or in larger group settings.

Based on our tool, Engaging in Conversations About Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace.