The Startup
Published in

The Startup

The Toxic Shaming and Blaming of Holding People Accountable at Work

Photo by Camille Villanueva on Unsplash

My elementary school sat in front of a junkyard. For years, I gazed in wonder at the treasures that lay beyond the chain-linked fence. In fifth grade, I finally decided to explore it with two classmates. During the journey, we found a piece of metal stretched across a ditch. Like the ten-year-olds we were, we jumped on it to see if it bounced like a trampoline. Nope. I fell…

--

--

--

Get smarter at building your thing. Follow to join The Startup’s +8 million monthly readers & +756K followers.

Recommended from Medium

How Digital Transformation Transform People Life

Seeing more in people: why it’s time to put potential at the heart of how we identify talent |…

5 Must-Have Productivity Tools for Remote Work

Engineers Interview Journey

Checking in on the Future You

What To Do With Feedback

What to say to people who don’t want to pay you for your work.

Think: What Is The Human Way To Handle This?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Courtney Branson

Courtney Branson

soulful thoughts on working and parenting

More from Medium

Leadership Thinking : There is nothing right or nothing wrong

Taking the First Step when Everyone else is Quiet

Do You Want to Improve Your Leadership? Stop Pouncing on Others!

How coach training revealed that I was actually a bad listener — and what I’m doing about it