168 Toxic or Not?
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”There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away from these people. The battle they’re fighting isn’t with you, it’s with themselves.”Rashida Rowe
Have you ever worked someplace and only realized, looking back, that it was a pretty toxic place?
Sometimes figuring out that we are working in a toxic company, or with toxic people is difficult. So ask yourself, are you being treated unfairly, or are you just needing “thicker skin”? (spoiler alert – if it’s toxic for you, it’s toxic to you)
A few weeks ago I saw an SNL Skit that was funny but also a little scary.
The skit touched on toxic workplaces, gaslighting, and silencing one’s voice through the lens of whiny 20-somethings, i.e.tropes and logical fallacies. What’s scary about this is that these things do happen. But, not in the scenario the SNL cast acted out…
That’s why I’m introducing a new series called “Toxic or Not.” We’ll discuss all the ad hominem fallacies and whether or not a situation was actually toxic.
What you’ll hear on today’s episode:
- SNL SKIT
- What is a Trope
- Ad Hominem Fallacies
- Toxic or Not series
- Sketch shows to check out
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